I am a contributor to several online newspapers and blogs, including The Huffington PostMotherly and Fairygodboss. I’m always looking for new opportunities to collaborate, so if you think we’d be a good fit, send me an email.

Here are some of my recent headlines:

5 Hacks For Working Parents To Make Your Work Week More Productive. 

Fact: you will be more productive and work smarter than ever before once you become a working mother. I didn’t believe it at first either, so I can appreciate your skepticism, but more are proving this is so. Read more…

 

 

How To Tell Your Coworkers You’re Pregnant 

Telling your coworkers you’re pregnant can be nerve-wracking, even when you love, love, love your job. When I found out I was pregnant with my first daughter, I worked on one of the most unbelievably supportive teams, and I was shaking in my boots. Read more…

 

 

3 Ways To Support The Working Moms On Your Team

Want to be a workplace that truly supports mothers? That begins with getting buy-in from employees in key supervisory positions. If that’s you and you’re reading this, we’re making progress! Read more…

 

 

5 ways working moms can make mornings meaningful

Our mornings were never perfect from start to finish, but the good ones always ended with happy hugs that led to more successful days for everyone. Here are the five things that always worked for us. Read more…

 

 

You’re a kindergarten mom, now what?

The start of kindergarten is an exciting milestone for our kids, but for mamas — both working mothers and stay-at-home moms — it’s a time of reflection. A time when we start to ponder our very own next chapter. Read more…

 

 

3 strategies to keep you professionally fit on maternity leave

For most of my first pregnancy I ignored the fact that I was having a baby. I spent my days focused on things I could control like work and finishing off grad school. I was so deep in denial that I pulled together a plan on all the things I’d do on my maternity leave. Read more…

 

 

It’s time to lift the stigma on working dads

Like 60 per cent of two-parent households, ours consists of a father and a mother that each work full time. This has created a new family dynamic that has seen otherwise traditional dad and mom roles converge where dads have doubled their time spent doing household chores and nearly tripled time spent with children. Read more…

 

 

3 questions to ask yourself before you announce your pregnancy at work

Before my first pregnancy, I lived in a bubble where I believed my gender had very little impact on my professional pursuits. I believed that if I worked hard enough and proved I was smart enough, nothing would stand in my way. Read more…

 

 

#PrayforSophie Shames Working Moms Who Ask For Help

The #PrayforSophie hashtag continues to gain momentum, and so do the scathing commentary, the vicious memes, cowardly tweeting and news reports on theories like Tall Poppy Syndrome. The backlash has even gained notice internationally, framing Canadians as a society of complainers. Read more

 

 

Here’s Why The U.S. Not Canada Is A Better Place To have A Baby

Whenever I tell someone new that I had my first daughter (Isabella) while we were living in the U.S., I’m usually asked how I could have survived with little to no maternity leave. My response almost always shocks them: “A hell of a lot better than in Canada.” Read more…