How I Lost The Dreaded Pregnancy Weight

There are very few things in life more difficult than losing weight, especially as you get older. It takes dedication and a commitment to make life changes. As humans we are creatures of habit and unfortunately we pick up bad habits rather quickly. I recently had my second baby and as a normally petite 5’2” woman, pregnancy

Hey Co-Workers, Don’t Disturb My Man

Last night, my boyfriend didn’t get home from work until 8 p.m. Considering his workload and long-ish commute, 8 p.m. really wasn’t that late. As a former ad gal myself, I try to remember long hours come with the territory. And with long hours come dinners alone, but those hours also give me the chance to catch

“Go To The Library?” The New Face Of Research

My second grader had to do a report for school, her first substantive project she has had to do in the Age of Digital. Her work effort was to take the form of hand-drawn artwork on a poster board and, thanks to technology, a one minute video presentation. She selected Babe Didrikson Zaharias, universally accepted as one

It’s Not Official Until It’s Facebook Official

By now we’ve all learned that it’s not really official – until it’s Facebook official. I say this jokingly, however there is some truth to this theory. People take their social media posts very seriously. They strategize and calculate the perfect time to post; whether it’s to announce a pregnancy, engagement, break-up, promotion, career goal, life goal or even

Move Over, #TBT…#TGT is here

Lately, I have been looking forward to Thursday more than most other days in the week. You might be wondering why…well there are a couple reasons. Yes it is Fridayʼs Eve, but more importantly it is #tbt or “throw back Thursday,” a day that so many friends from elementary school, high school and college put up some really

That’s A Wrap: Another SXSW Is In The Books

  Depending on your budget, stamina and opinion of Tex-Mex cuisine, the thought of spending a whole week in Austin for the annual South By Southwest (SXSW) Film, Interactive and Music Festival may trigger varying levels of anxiety. Factor in this year’s dose of inclement weather, followed by a senseless tragedy that, for many, hit close to home,

3 Big Trends From SXSW

Seventy-two hours in Austin yielded more than a few Pedi cab selfies and kimchi fries. This year’s discussions felt significant, moving past our obsession with technology and grappling instead with its role in our world. Below were three trends that I couldn’t ignore. DISPOSABLE MEDIA: With Edward Snowden and WikiLeaks developer Julian Assange taking the stage (or at