Tag: tips

I Hate Cooking: An Update, Podcast Interview, and Tips for the Unwilling Chef

I was recently interviewed for an episode of The Food Chain, a BBC World Service podcast. As you might imagine after reading this oldie but goodie post by yours truly, this particular episode featured people who don’t cook or don’t like to cook. You can listen or download it here. The irony at this point

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Parenting Hacks: From Jelly Beans to Family Sleepovers

We’ve all got ’em. Those little tricks up our sleeves to get ourselves and kids through the day, to GSD*. Here are a few of my best tactics. Jelly bean currency. I keep a bag of Jelly Belly’s (Kid Flavors!) in my car. When I forget to bring a snack to afternoon pick-up, I dole out

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Parenting In a Hurry: Three Tips to Save You Time and Make Life Awesome

I volunteered to take Kriste’s weekly post today, because she had a schedule snafu, and why not?  Help a mom and blogger out, that’s what we’re all about. Only problem is that I’m a bit short on time myself.  Blogging during the middle of the workday is hard, because, you know, work.  But then, blogging

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Hurricane, Snowstorm and a Lay Off – O My!: How to deal with life’s unexpected, yet rewarding challenges

Greetings CTWorkingMom Blog Followers: This is my first blog posting as a mother-to-be. My due date is April 24, 2012 and since knowing I’ve been pregnant, my life has been nothing but full of surprises. From an earthquake, to a hurricane and a record-breaking snowstorm, to an unexpected lay-off (insert temporary sadness here), my life

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