Month: January 2016

5 Facts On The Need To Pee That Every Pregnant Woman Must See

Having suffered from pregnancy incontinence myself for a grueling 18 months (two pregnancies) and a few months after each, when DryDepot approached me and asked if I’d be interested in sharing the tips below, I quickly agreed.  Here’s everything you need to know about pregnancy and peeing (note – this is a sponsored post from

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Why you need a professional photo.

Just a few years ago, it wasn’t a prerequisite for anyone but the most senior executives, but these days every serious career person needs a professional photo.  And my latest article published on Sharp Heels shares why. “5 Reasons to Invest Some Time and Energy into Creating an Image for Your C.V. and Presence on the

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10 Things I NEVER Thought I’d Do Until I Became a Working Mom

It’s crazy how the arrival of that baby can change everything…  Here’s how my life changed. 10 Things I NEVER Thought I’d Do Until I Became a Working Mom (1) Wear my hear in a bun or a ponytail + wear no make-up – like every day. (2) Schedule time with my husband to take

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Having a Baby? What you should do (and not do) at work before you go out on maternity leave.

That baby is just around the corner, and once it’s out – there is no going back.  Your life (and you) will be changed forever.  But it’s not here yet, and you’re counting down the days to maternity leave.  You plan to (or have to) come back to work after your leave is over and

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Flight Review: Cathay Pacific CX879 SFO – HKG

Flight Review: CX879, Business Class Departing 11:55am January 14, 2016, Arriving 6:50pm January 15, 2016 I arrived at San Francisco Airport at 10:15am and it was crowded.   It seems nearly every flight to Asia departs around the same time (noon) as the Korean Air, Air China, and Cathay Pacific counters were all crowded. There was

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Death by a Thousand Paper Cuts

It’s 8:30pm on a Tuesday.  Thankfully, I don’t have a work call right now.  But I do have a screaming child.  He’s mid-tantrum because it was bedtime and he had to go to bed.  And the reality is, he had to go to bed because he needs his sleep but he really had to go

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What’s to come…

The new year is almost 1/24th over.  It feels like just yesterday I was at a New Year’s Eve party, but it’s very nearly January 12th.  This is a short post, but I wanted to take a few moments to share what I plan to write about over the next few months. I will continue contributing to

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6 Things to Keep Doing Even After You Have Children

It’s remarkable the number of things that we were passionate about – or even obsessed with – that fall to the wayside after we have kids.  Don’t let that happen.  Enjoy my latest article on Lifehack.org! 6 Things to Keep Doing Even After You Have Children (January 7, 2016, Lifehack.org)

The “Have Kids, Will Work” Reading List

At lunch last December, a friend asked me to share a list of books that I recommend she read.  She was looking for ones that would help her get ready for the crazy road ahead – particularly working while having kids.  So I put together a list of four “must read” books that have influenced

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Have Kids, Will Work – New Year’s Resolutions

The time for New Year’s resolutions is here and while I normally don’t make any resolutions, I’ve learned a number of things in the past 5 months of blogging (and living) that warrant resolutions of some kind.  So here we go: I won’t apologize or stress about putting family needs first.  Work takes a lot from

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