Category Life

How ghosting has become part of the working world – and needs to stop

Originally posted on LinkedIn (January 10, 2017) We’ve all heard of it (some of us may even admit to having done it). Sadly, ghosting has become a socially accepted and widely-practiced form of communication in the dating world. It isn’t something that should be taken lightly and can often have invisible consequences; wreaking havoc on […]

An Intimate Look At Fertility Awareness: “FAM” Is My New Birth Control

Originally posted on Thirty On Tap (September 27, 2016) After 15 years of being on birth control I’ve decide to ditch the hormones and say hello fertility awareness method or “FAM”. Sayonara hormones! Goodbye progestin. In an era that lauds tech speed and efficiency over all else, the choice to switch off hormonal birth control […]

Making A Difference For One Kid At A Time – A Day At Disneyland

It’s not every day that you get to spend a day at the “happiest place on earth”. But to do so with a great group of kids – now that is a rare experience. This week my company afforded me a chance to give back by partnering with one of Southern California’s local children’s non-profits; the Walden Family […]

Don’t Blame Black Lives Matter For Dallas, Blame America’s Culture Of Violence

This morning I awoke to a scene of carnage on the front page of every news site and interweaved in the social media feeds of my friends. What happened in Dallas is hard to comprehend. As a daughter of a retired police officer I know only too well the risk these men take every day […]

To Date Or Not To Date? 5 Basic Rules of Office Romance

Originally posted on Thirty On Tap on June 21, 2016 We’ve all heard the cliché warnings – don’t get your honey where you make your money, don’t sh*t where you eat, and don’t mix work and play. We’ve received our fair share of ominous cautionary tales about preferential privilege and office reputations garnered through sleeping […]

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