Category Archives: Family

Two WSJ Blog Posts – Where are Women, Not Dumping Family

It’s been a bit since I wrote a post. For those who know me personally, you’ve likely already heard or seen the news that I became a mom just over three weeks ago. Isaac Hazen Johnson was born Monday, July … Continue reading

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February 2014, Heading in to Spring

It’s been over a month since I last wrote a post – a lot has happened, both planned and unplanned. On the planned side, my husband and I took a trip to Peru for just under two weeks for our … Continue reading

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Reaction to President Obama’s State of the Union Address

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I haven’t used this blog to talk politics, and I still don’t have any plans to do so. But – I listened to President Obama’s State of the Union Address Tuesday night, and given my interest in the topic, I … Continue reading

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Quality Time

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Happy New Year! I had a really nice break over three weeks or so, with some work interspersed with relaxation and fun. We celebrated Christmas in CA, and then we’re in TX for a week for another round of Christmas … Continue reading

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Pruning the Branches / Declutter the Network

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In the last two weeks, there has been a message I’ve been hearing that is sticking with me, and that I’m working on putting in to practice. I volunteer as a lector at St. Monica’s in Santa Monica, which means … Continue reading

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Taking a Moment for Those in the Philippines

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I know by this time most everyone has heard about and seen the imagery from the huge storm that hit the Philippines this past week. Over the last 1.5 years, through the use of oDesk (online job marketplace I highly recommend), I … Continue reading

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One Pretty Amazing Week – From South Dakota Governor’s Pheasant Hunt to Arcade Fire Album Release (and a few things in between!)

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I’ve had an awesome variety of things go in the past week, so I want to get my thoughts down and share some stories while it is still fresh.  Over the past year, I’ve been traveling to South Dakota and … Continue reading

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Taking the Time to Find Gifts in the Every Day

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I’ve had several reminders this week about the importance of taking time in life for things that are not work, whether it be hobbies, spending time with others, exploring the world around us, or just taking it easy. During a … Continue reading

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Whew! Busy August, Time for Some Catching Up on Women, Life and Work

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Starting the month of August, I had a goal of doubling my blog viewership over the month of July. I had written a post the last day of July that had some good traction, and then . . . I … Continue reading

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Setting Your Own Rules, Figuring Out How to be Present

Over the last week I’ve had several experiences and have read several articles that have gotten me thinking about the importance of being present, and (more importantly), that it is in each of our control to set rules and boundaries … Continue reading

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A Sweet Story That Was Sent My Way

A fellow entrepreneur friend of mine shared this article with me because he thought I would find it interesting – Sweet success: Simple Sugar scrubs have wowed skin care market, TV’s ‘Shark Tank’. As I was reading through it, my … Continue reading

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Impressions and Thoughts from “Lean In”

Last weekend while on my flights to/from Texas I read Sheryl Sandberg’s “Lean In – Women, Work and the Will to Lead”. I had read a lot of the press leading up to the release of the book, had watched … Continue reading

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Read and Share – Arianna Huffington on Leaning In, Leaning Back and the Second Women’s Movement

Over the weekend I got my copy of Sheryl Sandberg’s book Lean In, which has gotten a lot of press since it came out a few weeks ago. I plan to write a post once I’ve had a chance to … Continue reading

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Read and Share – Making ‘herstory’, Thanks to Teachers

First time on my blog. I love to read. Sometimes I do comment. But most of the times I am a silent reader but love to share. My mom passed this on to me, and I thought it was a … Continue reading

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Women Still Can’t Have It All?

I read an article last year that made the rounds and got a lot of attention – Why Women Still Can’t Have It All. I shared it with family and friends, as well as women in my sorority, to hopefully find … Continue reading

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Interesting Articles from the Week of January 21, 2013

Reading other people’s blogs makes me see a wider perspective whether it’s about business, or the corporate world, or the work at home mom. And I’m loving it 🙂 Hope you enjoy reading these blogs and check out my comments … Continue reading

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Happy 1st Year Business Anniversary

Like many people, today is my first full day back at work since the week before Christmas. The break was great – I spent a little over five days in Texas with my family, and then we came back to … Continue reading

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Interesting Articles from the Week of November 12, 2012

As following other blogs became something I was doing to help find material for my blog, eventually blog commenting followed. Here are the articles that I found interesting and shared my thoughts on the week before last (a bit late … Continue reading

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Interesting Articles from the Week of November 4, 2012

In addition to writing posts, I’ve been following several other website and blogs for interesting and relevant articles and news. I’ve decided to start a weekly roundup of articles I’ve found worthy of making comments on, and I hope you … Continue reading

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The Trend of Co-working and Childcare

Brainstorming a new business model Last year while in an Entrepreneurship and Venture Initiation class at UCLA Anderson, myself and a team of three guys spent some time developing a model of combining together a co-working space with flexible, on-site … Continue reading

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