Keiko Zoll

Keiko Zoll is Founder and Editor-in-Chief of The Infertility Voice, an online empowerment resource for infertility patients. She also writes for Disney Baby and talks about all things geek, foodie, and soon-to-be new parenting at her blog, #GoTeamZoll. Follow her on Twitter @KeikoZoll.

It's Not Too Late to Get a Hip, Handcrafted Mother's Day Present on Etsy

Oh Etsy: we've been through a lot together. Etsy was there for my bridesmaids' gifts six years ago, new baby gifts for friends over the years, and now I covet all of its amazing handcrafted jewelry. And there is so much to choose from since the Etsy marketplace has exploded in the last nine years: Etsy currently boasts over 1 million active shops with over 25 million items listed. With Mother's Day just around the corner, I've done the work for you of sorting through thousands of listings to bring you my wonderfully hip Etsy gift guide. Here are 10 eclectically-inspired and on-trend handcrafted pieces of jewelry that would make lovely, one-of-a-kind gifts for any mother this Mother's Day! ...more

What Site Metrics Can Tell You About Your Blog - and How They'll Make It Better

Blogging is more than just writing posts.  It's also learning how your site works on a fundamental level -- its reach and popularity -- as well as how it performs.  This is true whether your self-host your blog or use free software such as Blogger or Wordpress.  Statistics help unlock how visitors use and engage with your blog. Armed with this traffic knowledge, you can then figure out how to make your blog an even better experience for your readers. Here are the site metric programs that I use on a daily basis to measure, track and hone my blog into the most robust website it can be. ...more
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Today is D-Day.

Larry worked from home yesterday morning. Checking our shared Google calendars, he saw I had written in something for today. “What’s D-Day?” he asked me, genuinely confused that perhaps he’s forgotten something important ....more

Afterbirth

It only took me ten months to finally tell Judah’s birth story; parts one, two, three and four – the whole shebang – are finally written down and saved. But there is just a little bit more to his birth story, other odds and ends. Like the fact that when Judah was born, Larry was […] {{ Thanks for reading and subscribing! ...more

Judah’s Birth Story, Part 4

(Continued from Part Three; or, read Parts One and Two.) Dear Judah, Now that we’ve just finished telling your birth story to a group of Bradley birth students tonight, it’s time to finally tell the end of your birth story, and the wondrous, amazing beginning of your marvelous life. A nurse wheeled me into my […] {{ Thanks for reading and subscribing! Read the full post over at TeamZoll.com ....more

Judah’s Birth Story, Part 3.

(We pick up where we left off here, or, you can start at the beginning.) Dear Judah, I can’t believe you’re 10 months old already and I haven’t finished telling you your very own birth story! Let’s just say, you’ve kept me and your dad on our toes the last few months Your father and […] {{ Thanks for reading and subscribing! Read the full post over at TeamZoll.com ....more

A Little Spring Cleaning

Well hello there, world! Seems like I dropped off the face of the planet, no? I can’t believe it’s March and I haven’t posted anything since December of last year ....more

HSA Insurance Came Through in a Big Way: An Update

I wanted to update y’all on how one person has made a tremendous difference throughout this whole fiasco: the CEO of HSA Insurance himself, Jeff Rich. Less than 12 hours after emailing my letter to the executive leadership of HSA, I received a phone call from Jeff himself, from his personal cell phone. He was apologetic and just as disturbed as I was at the complete communication breakdown and lack of customer service from his own employees ....more

HSA Insurance: Insurance Benefits Made WTF

There’s poor customer service, and then there’s a complete breakdown in job competency. Folks, I need to take a minute to talk about the exceptional insurance runaround I’ve been getting since before the holidays at the end of last year. I am not one to run up to the blog and complain about little things; you know someone had to have really, really screwed the pooch for me to take something like this to the blog ....more

“A kiss at midnight…”

Happy New Year, gang! (She says a week into the New Year already. Mea culpa… for New Year’s, our whole house got norovirus for four days! ...more