Month: November 2015

6 Time Saving Tips for Working Parents

Personally, one of the most surprising things about becoming a parent was my change in perception of time.  I started mapping days down to the minute.  There is always too much to do – and most days, there is no time for down time.  I wrote this article for Lifehack to share a few tips on how

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Don’t let “Long Term Balance” delude you. Balance matters everyday.

In a post earlier this year, Penelope Trunk wrote about what life would look like if we didn’t have work-life balance.  She also posted a picture of her five-year old son and admitted she has very few pictures of him at that age.  Why?  Because she never saw him – she was working “100% of

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Why do I write about this stuff? I guess it’s time to share my story.

I’m asked all the time why I write about “this stuff”.  “This stuff” meaning the intersection of being a mother, a parent, and a women in the workplace.  And while I sort of covered this in a previous post, what I’m realizing is that people are actually asking what led me to write about this

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“Marry the right person”… and other advice that makes me retch.

Yes, you read that correctly.  That advice absolutely makes me want to retch/ vomit/ puke everywhere!  I know this advice comes from a good place from many senior women – they look at their spouses’ support as a critical part of their success.  But the way it’s coming off is leaving so many women confused,

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Syndication, getting past writer’s block, and other musings about Nanowrimo.

I still find myself writing short list type pieces here and there for Lifehack.org.  Sometimes I feel like they are a good warm up before I get back to my novel-writing for Nanowrimo, but sometimes I am just not yet ready to go back to novel-writing.  There actually is some sort of mental state that

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My Interview with 2 Amazing Mom Entrepreneurs! Discover 3 Curious Monkeys just in time for Diwali.

I was invited by DesiList to guest blog about a recent interview with Shuchi Mehta and Shweta Chopra, founders of children’s play company 3 Curious Monkeys.  They are mom entrepreneurs committed to the idea of brining Indian culture into mainstream play.  It’s a pleasure to share their story… just in time for Diwali on November 11th!

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