I’ve been to my fair share of professional networking lunches, witnessing the fast and furious exchange of business cards and pleasantries. Some people are just brilliant as they work a room. They move effortlessly from group to group, smiling and chatting up all in their path. Sure, I’ve certainly made a handful of contacts this […]
Whether you work or stay at home, if you have a family, you are going to need to find some sort of calendar solution to keep track of each household member’s activities, appointments and beyond. In my early years of marriage – sans kids – my husband and I maintained our own calendar systems. Given […]
The kids head back to school on Tuesday and the Fall sports schedules and activities are already underway. Part of me wants to hang onto the slower pace of Summer, but I do love the Fall months and the holiday season. Spiced ciders, pumpkin lattes, scented candles, candy corn and eventually jeans and sweaters. Living […]
With a full-time career, killer commute and everyday household errands, it’s tough to squeeze in date nights with the husband. We’re trying, and I know we’re not alone given all of the comments I received on an earlier post on marriage. Carving out that time for husband and wife is key, but I know it’s […]
One of the best pieces of advice I received from a working mom friend is to draft up a list of the moments or things you simply won’t miss or compromise when it comes to raising your kids – even if you are juggling career and family. No CEO meeting, last-minute call or business trip […]
(Photo courtesy of Graur Codrin) Over the past several months, my husband and I have tinkered with our schedules and elected to wake up at the ungodly hour of 5 a.m. This definitely is not the preferred time to slip out of bed, but to get me home earlier in the evening to spend more […]
With so much on my plate – work, family, managing a household, exercise, dog – I pride myself on being ultra-efficient. I mean, what’s the alternative? In fact, with a type-A personality, this mindset really hasn’t been a problem for me. Make list, prioritize, execute, and check! Haaa, that feels good!