Tag: Diversity

5 Times I Fell in Love with my Job

In the spirit of love and the end of Valentine’s Day long weekend, there are a few times in a working parent’s life when you really fall in love with your job.  That love my be fleeting, but it’s real while it lasts.  Here are 5 times I fell in love with my job, after

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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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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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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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Is that job parent friendly?

People ask me all the time how I decide if I can do a particular job while raising kids as part of a dual income family.  It’s tough – and as you all know from my personal story – even I don’t get it right every time. You have a new job offer and you’re wondering if

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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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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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