As my bump grew and we prepared for Asher to join our family, I thought I had a good grasp on what I needed to know about parenting a little one. I wasn’t a first-time mom and I already had one son — would adding another be so different? I didn’t factor in that Joseph […]Read More parenting: expect the unexpected (and always have diapers ready)
I spent two years hustling as a newspaper journalist, writing and editing a daily business networking page in our metro paper’s business section. I lugged my laptop and notebooks across downtown to morning coffees and lunch-and-learns and late night galas, zipping from suburb to suburb to cover the 5 p.m. after-hours networking events. I sipped soda out […]Read More 31 days of living free: five tips for authentic networking (and a minted giveaway)
When we got Ruby, our now apathetic beagle mix with an under-active thyroid, she was an adorable puppy with floppy ears and big paws. In a newlywed haze, we picked her out of a box on a farm and snuck her into our college-owned apartment. We were in the process of buying a house, so my […]Read More 5 potty training tips for boys (no tears for them — or you!)
I’ve been wearing Asher since he was a week old, and I wore Joseph continually for eight weeks before his adoption was finalized — and for the fist year he was home. I get a lot of questions and comments when people see me wearing Asher (who is almost four months old — where is […]Read More what is babywearing?