Meal Plan Like a Boss

I am an optimizer (as I'd imagine a lot of programmers are) - I am constantly experimenting to simplify my life, minimize time spent on chores and maximize fun time for my family. At the same time, I love cooking and I love eating good food. Some people can eat the same 3 meals every... Continue Reading →

Confession: I’m Too Polite

To change our unconscious biases we not only need to change our thought patterns, but we need to change our actions and reactions.  These are the interactions we have been practicing our whole lives, and at least for me, are deeply ingrained in how I interact at work and in society. A couple of weeks... Continue Reading →

Welcome Back

Life has been crazy.  Blogging, life as a woman in tech, my life in general has taken a back seat for the past four years as I worked on growing and raising two tiny humans.  That #momlife is a full time job on top of a full time job. My son Myles, now 4, was... Continue Reading →

Imposter Mom

I'm not a real mom. A lot has been written about the Imposter Syndrome.  To simplify the work of several psychologists, the imposter syndrome refers to people who cannot realize their accomplishments and constantly feel like they are not good enough and are going to be found out.  This is especially true for high-achieving women... Continue Reading →

Rolling With the Punches

Just over a year ago my journey into motherhood began. At 13 weeks, I experienced my first trial as a mother.  I had a placental abruption; 50% of my placenta separated from the uterus meaning that nutrients for my little baby could only pass through the 50% of the placenta that was still connected.  Talk... Continue Reading →

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