7 Tips for Relocating with Kids

How many times have you moved? Since my hubs and I were married in 2000, we moved over ten times. Back and forth to Arizona plus several moves around the Bay Area. All without kids. We are in the middle of relocating to a new state. By the time this blog post is published,  we will be onContinue reading “7 Tips for Relocating with Kids”

Book Review: Lean In… You won’t fall over

On the heels of the Yahoo! work from the home ban by Marissa Mayer, Sheryl Sandberg’s book Lean In was met with a hefty amount of backlash. In just under a month, gender roles and flexibility in the workplace came to the forefront. Debates flared and blogger keyboards burned up! My first reaction to the bookContinue reading “Book Review: Lean In… You won’t fall over”

Want to Achieve Your Goal? Get Serious about the Commitment

Commitment is a hard thing to come by these days. We are in a world of impatient people with I want it now expectations. I decided it was time for me to learn how to play the guitar. So I got a wild hair, bought the guitar and posted my declaration to learn how toContinue reading “Want to Achieve Your Goal? Get Serious about the Commitment”

The Land of Play Dates

We have arrived in the new world of play dates. When I was working full-time at an office and the kids were in preschool, play dates included hanging out with friends. Our play dates meant I caught up with old friends while the kiddos hung out. It was an easy choice to leave my kids with myContinue reading “The Land of Play Dates”

It’s a wrap for 2012!

I still can’t believe that 2012 is coming to an end and so quickly! I was looking at past blog posts, my personal Facebook timeline and pics of the kids only to see how much was packed into the year. I started thinking about my gratitude and lessons learned this year as I wind downContinue reading “It’s a wrap for 2012!”

10 Tips for Traveling With Kids

Depending on the ages of your little ones, the words “family” and “vacation” seem more like an oxymoron. We just took our first family vacation since having our little boo two years ago. We’ve gone on day trips, overnights and treks up the coast. This trip included our first plane ride and travel to anotherContinue reading “10 Tips for Traveling With Kids”

Care.com Interview: When is it OK to Quit?

Whether you are an adult or child, we have all wanted to quit something and at some point. As parents, our children will probably want to quit at one time or another, too. I was recently interviewed by Care.com on this very topic. I’m thrilled to share their interview series with you! My interview alongContinue reading “Care.com Interview: When is it OK to Quit?”