What It’s Like: Launching a StartUp, Working Full-time and Raising a Child

Plus training for a marathon…. It is insane. The last couple of months ....more

How to Prepare for Paris with a Toddler

Our summer vacation doesn’t actually start until August 1. Although, I am still thinking about the possibilities of a short trip to Toronto over July 4th weekend. So far, I have read various reviews about taking kids to Paris, most of which are positive ....more

Shade Winery and Vineyard

Accept what life offers you and try to drink from every cup. All wines should be tasted; some should only be sipped, but with others, drink the whole bottle.― Paulo Coelho, Brida ...more

How to Get Everyone Through Summer

It’s that time of the year again. The sun in shining, the flowers are blooming and everything looks anew again. The kids have an enormous amount of energy. It may have to do with the long winter months, but be rest assured they want to go to the park right after school is over, ride their bikes, attend soccer and baseball games, have a sleepover, take some swimming lessons – the lists are endless. I am not sure how things ...more

Balancing Act of the Mommy CEO

It’s been a while since I last wrote here. Like you ladies, I have been swamped working on my new startup, still in stealth mode and being a full-time engineer, mom, sister, daughter and friend ....more

Is Working From Home a Problem or Solution?

Since Marissa Mayer openly took a stand on telecommuting, various news and media outlet have voiced their opinion for or against the working mother. I called her insane because I felt like her blanket approach was setting precedent for other CEOs who have allowed workers (mostly women) to telecommute ....more

The Last Thing Women Want to do is ‘Lean In’

While I am sure that Sheryl Sandberg’s book ‘Lean In’ is full of good intentions, trust me, I am as eager as anyone else to get my hands on the hot book that everyone is raving about, however, from what Sheryl has talked ab ...more