Tag: Tips

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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Kids in New Zealand, Part 2 (South Island – Te Anau & Fiordland National Park)

After five days of exploring the North Island, we hopped on Jetstar for a quick flight down to the South Island.  Or so we thought.  Jetstar, while economical, is notorious for delays.  We didn’t get lucky on our flight down: we were delayed nearly 3 hours and had to figure out how to pass the

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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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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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