Life

4 Systems I’m Creating in 2019 to Better Balance Family, Work and Self

January 4, 2019

Last year, my husband and I tried to do too much, and it affected our physical and mental health. This year, we vow to do things differently.

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Here’s How I’ve (Barely) Juggled Work and Kids This Year

December 31, 2018

I love my job and I love my family, but I’m struggling to do both at once.

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This is What Happened When Our Startup — and My Family — Got Hit By Irma

September 16, 2017

Waiting on that hurricane with two kids under 2, I was filled with dread.

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What Being a Working Mom is Really Like

December 9, 2016

Becoming a (working) mom has been the most joyful transition of my life — and the most challenging.

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Our Twitter Love Story Continues… (Plus a Ridiculously Adorable Photo)

November 1, 2015

Since our son was born eight weeks ago, I’ve tried to write a coherent blog post at least half a dozen times. But as any parent will tell you, mothering a newborn is exhausting. Between around-the-clock breastfeeding, evening fussiness and a lot less sleep than I need, I’m lacking the physical and mental capacity to […]

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Here’s Your Excuse to Stop Worrying About Chores and Spend More Time Living

June 15, 2015

I just finished barreling through productivity writer Laura Vanderkam’s new book, I Know How She Does It, on how women juggle careers and family. While it’s full of time-management gems, my biggest takeaway wasn’t how to save a few minutes here or there. Instead, this read served as a reminder that life should be my […]

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The Other Time We Got Married

January 26, 2015

In September I married the guy I met on Twitter. But we also got married in February. Our two weddings were completely different: one in a courthouse with just a photographer as a witness; the other a traditional all-out celebration with our families and closest friends, complete with a lacy white dress. And for much […]

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