Month: December 2015

Good Reasons to Delay Having a Baby – and Good Reasons not to.

Trying to figure out the right time to have a baby without compromising your career?  Well, the reality is – something’s going to have to give and no amount of planning is going to change that.  There are advantages and disadvantages to becoming a young parent in the workplace and there are advantages and disadvantages to

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Product Review: Sonos PLAY:5 & Rhapsody Trial

Tomorrow (Christmas Eve) we’re planning to bake our Christmas cookies! And I’m so excited because I haven’t had to return the Sonos PLAY:5 (yet) that the Sonos publicity team loaned to me, along with a 3 mo. Rhapsody account. I had never considered the idea of bringing music into the kitchen, but with two kids

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If we all think like Trump, then parents (or the 40+) need not apply.

Donald Trump shocked many of us when he shared a critical part of his plan to reduce the risk of terrorist attacks on American soil:  Don’t allow Muslims to immigrate to the U.S.  It leaves me flabbergasted that he thinks that this sort of plan, or even rhetoric, is acceptable – and a platform on

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The sad, yet secret, reason many women feel they cannot take a break from the workforce.

One of the things I enjoy doing more than anything else is talking to, working with, and coaching many women (and some men) through the challenges of being a full time parent and full time employee.  Over the past month, three of the women I’ve been working with wanted to discuss the same thing, although

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5 Holiday Travel Baby Sleep Challenges and Lifesaver Solutions

So excited to have our first guest blog post at Have Kids, Will Work! I’d like to welcome Natalie Willes, Infant and Toddler Sleep Expert, who has been working with families all over the world as an infant and toddler sleep consultant since 2008.  She’s going to share her tips on getting through baby sleep challenges

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Losing #nanowrimo … for now.

At 20, 153 words and halfway through Chapter 7, I’ve stopped… for now.  I may have lost #nanowrimo2015, but I’m really proud that I did get through one-third of the novel.  And I’m not stopping…  I will finish this novel and, someday, maybe even publish it.  But my first draft isn’t happening in one month

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