Tag: Parenting

Happy New Year 2017

It’s a new year — and a new time!  After much thought, I’ve decided to stop maintaining a regular blog.  I’ll still write articles from time to time, but my new focus will be on compiling my thoughts and stories into full-scale books.  It’s been a personal dream of mine to become an author, although

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Finding Headspace when Work & Life get the Better of You.

The past few months have been rough.  Life’s gotten busier:  my little girl turned two; I had to start thinking about school plans for my son who starts kindergarten in the fall; my husband and I are planning a family vacation to New Zealand in 4 weeks; we’ve been doing a lot of work in

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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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Valentine’s Day, Date Night, Romance and a Baby?

Just in time for Valentine’s Day, our guest blogger Natalie Willes, Infant & Toddler Sleep Trainer, shares thoughts on how working with a sleep consultant can help you find more time to devote to one of your most important relationships – the one you have with your significant other! Valentine’s Day, Date Night, Romance and a

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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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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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