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How Motherhood Made Me Stronger

Family October 9, 2018 2 Comments

When I look back at it now, I can’t believe how long I put off becoming a mother. But I remember what I was afraid of. What scared me the most before I became a mom was the idea that it would mean the end of my career. I grew up thinking I couldn’t be a parent and maintain a…

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Why Can’t Women Have It All?

Entrepreneur, Family August 14, 2018 Tags: , , , , , , 2 Comments

“Can women have it all?” I hear that question all the time. And I hate when people ask it. Because when they do, it implies they think women aren’t capable of accomplishing something. As if every woman needs assistance. “Wow, you have kids, a husband and a career? Wow, you’re a unicorn. Wow, there aren’t many people out there like…

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A Show That Teaches Kids Good Values: ‘True and the Rainbow Kingdom’

Family June 18, 2018 Tags: , , , , , , , 9 Comments

It’s hard finding the perfect shows for my kids to watch. With toddlers, it’s not just about being entertained but educated too. Take “Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood” for example. I grew up watching that show, and it inspired me in many ways and taught me solid values I still carry with me. A show that my daughter Collette loves to watch…

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Summer Travel: 10 Packing Essentials

Family June 15, 2018 Tags: , , , , , , , , No Comments

I went on a family vacation to Maui, Hawaii, last week with my husband and two children. Unlike past trips we took before we had kids, I couldn’t pack as much because I had to devote some luggage space to stuff the kids needed. But that doesn’t mean I didn’t still bring a few must-haves with me. Here are my…

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The Truth About Breastfeeding

Family June 11, 2018 Tags: , , , , 3 Comments

My mother says that, when I was born, hospital staff told her to use formula instead of breast milk. Thirty years later, things have changed. Now there’s so much pressure for new moms to breastfeed. I felt the pressure hard when my daughter Collette was born more than two years ago. Everyone from family and friends to complete strangers would…

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How to Pack Like a Pro For a Weekend Getaway

Family May 29, 2018 Tags: , , , , , , 2 Comments

I am the type of person that usually takes two suitcases for a weekend getaway. Recently I decided that I was not going to drag excess clothes, shoes, and makeup with me because it gets tiring carrying all that “excess baggage”, especially when I am traveling with two kids. This past weekend, I went away with the family to Manhattan…

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“Me Time” Is Essential to Staying Sane

Family May 17, 2018 Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , No Comments

Finding “me time” as a working mother can be rough. I’ve learned some tricks on how you can bring the spa to your house and even spend 20 minutes to yourself to feel refreshed. Bath  One thing I love to do is take a nice salt bath. The salt helps your body calm down and detoxes all negativity that you…

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