6 Ways My Standing Desk Is Making My Life Better

My job is killing me! And making me feel like a hippopotamus. At least that's what all the recent research is showing. ...more
LisaKeating My standing desk consists of my keyboard and monitor being on two separate ...more

Thoughts on Diversity in the Tech Industry... From a Black Computer Scientist

Let's be clear about one thing from the start: I'm a Black female with a Ph.D. in computer science. No shade, Sheryl Sandberg, but I've been "leaning in" since birth.This topic (and blog post) has been a long time coming. I wasn't sure, at first, how to best put my thoughts to words. Then I wasn't even sure if I should say anything at all, since it may ruffle some feathers. In the end, I didn't care. Some things need to be said. Most people think it, but few say it. I'll take one for the team....more
dr_nickiw You're definitely not in left field. These are the critical questions this movement ...more

Do You Know I'm Glad Now That You Fired Me?

As seen on the Huffington Post: “Today will be your last day.”These words randomly emerged from the recesses of my memory the other night....more
Dr Curly Rita Arens My sentiments exactly.more

In the world of Save. Spend. Splurge.

LOL!!! I love these Mommy Shorts Picky Eater’s Club photos & notes. Speaking of children, this Ugly Volvo post on Good Night Moon had me […] ...more

An introvert in the classroom

 Stock photo used with permission.Last night when I rolled in near 9:30, it ...more

I Hope We All Make It


I’m Begging You: Please Step Out of Line

Yesterday, (in the brief span of time between dropping and picking my son off at daycare), I traveled to Target to complete a very simple return. I went first thing in the morning in the hopes of beating the crowds. I try to maximize my son’s time at school ....more

Week-End Pick: NYDJ Jeans

Sheri Skinny Jeans – $130 – Photo credit: nydj.com TGIF! I’ve heard quite a buzz in the press about the NYDJ slimming jeans. Now anything that purports to make me look slimmer while allowing me to snack on cheese nachos and buttered French bread is bound to get my attention, hence today’s week-end pick, these skinny jeans from NYDJ! ...more

Hedging Your Bets

[Hello? I have an idea. pic of...more

Shondaland Is Back In Town, And So Is Woman Power on Primetime TV

Photo credit: vulture.com Yes, Shondaland is officially back, as it made its TV return last night with a bang. And so did my Thursday night wine drinking, but that’s besides the point…If you’ve been living under a rock, and are not sure what the whole Shondaland fuss is about, read this, and this too… Last night’s theme in Shondaland was “Woman Power is back”, really! Yesterday’s episode of Grey’s Anatomy had me cheering for Meredith, who finally made peace with Derek taking that great job in DC and vowing they “can do this” ....more

Buy 2 Fisher-Price Toys at Amazon, Get an Extra 30% Off [Already up to 44% Off]

Buy any two of nearly five dozen Fisher-Price toys at Amazon through February 9 and save an extra 30% at checkout (no coupon code necessary). [Note: Some readers are having trouble accessing the link above on mobile (working fine on desktop, though). Mobile users try this link to the main toy page ....more

Are You Connecting With Your Customers?

Are You Connecting With Your Customers?   http://wobcmagazine.com/6271/18203/a/are-you-connecting-with-your-customers ...more

Price Drop! 59% Off Learning Resources Pretend & Play School Set

The popular and highly rated...more