I hate this day. And I love this day. 

If I defined my success as a mom by June Cleaver's standards or by the home room moms who never talk to me because they don't know me, I'm a failure.

June Cleaver vs. the Working Mom

It’s Mother’s Day. And for some reason, I still have visions of the ideal mom looking like doing my job as the CEO of a mid-sized company while also meeting the standard of the 1950s version of the June Cleaver mom. I hate this day. I love this day. The working mom life means that […]

Mother’s Day – Six Ways To Be Thoughtful

Mother’s Day can be a challenge for anyone.  Choosing the right gifts around special days can make things even more difficult.  It doesn’t take an expensive gift to make a mom feel special though, so today, I’m writing about six meaningful ways to make the mother of your children feel special – without spending a ton of money. […]

How To Safely Diaper a Baby

There is a right way to diaper a baby.

How To Safely Diaper A Baby

To safely diaper a baby, Place the diaper under the baby’s bottom.  Pull the diaper through the baby’s legs and fasten the closures. Remember to be patient.  Newborns keep their little legs drawn up.  You may have to wait for them to uncurl their legs before you can get the diaper on right. Speed is […]

13012688_1113057608716064_1064570480967686780_nI will be presenting at the WEAR Conference in Chicago on the topic of “Babies At Work”. I will be covering the following topics during the presentation.

  1. Why we allow babies at work
  2. How baby wearing can help to support a parent who chooses to keep their baby at work / carriers to consider & avoid
  3. Important issues to consider as an employee using this benefit
  4. How to talk to your employer about bringing your baby to work
  5. Office etiquette
  6. Legal safeguards and boundaries that employers considering this benefit will want to have in place before allowing an employee to bring a baby into the workplace

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Date: May 27, 2016
Time: 11:15-12:15 p.m.
Event: WEAR Conference
Topic: Babies At Work
Sponsor: Mommy-Con
Venue: The Westin - Michigan Avenue
Location: 909 N Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL 60611
Public: Public
Registration: Click here to register.

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Poverty, Diapers, Washing, Empowerment, and Privilege

We need to talk about privilege and how it influences the media’s assumptions about families living under the burden of poverty.  Eventually, we’ll get to how those assumptions influence social program design, but today, we’re just going to look at the media and a recent set of articles. Last week, Emily Badger and Juliet Eilperin wrote an […]

Red Sharpie On The White Couch

If you follow my life as founder and CEO of Cotton Babies,  you know that I am married, have four young children and a healthy business.  I travel frequently.  Between the kids, our jobs, and my travel schedule, our family life can be chaotic.  The post below was written at the height of an incredibly stressful day. […]

The Face of Competition

As I encounter more and more of the amazing variety of women who make up this world, I have seen something, over and over again that bears mentioning here. That face.  The look on the face of a business owner who just discovered their idea, their creative work, being used by someone else.   Entire essays […]

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How To Safely Diaper A Baby

Diaper need is a silent epidemic in the United States. According to a recent study by Huggies, one in three families are forced to choose between household necessities and diapers. Diapers are one of the most expensive costs associated with raising a baby. No government assistance exists to help families in need with the cost […]