Regardless of omens and signs, with all of the news lately about the multiple bushfires, heatwaves and evacuations, the country and our friends are in our thoughts a lot.
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A decade in review: 10 years blogging, 7 spent abroad and 4 different countries lived in
A decade in review: 10 years blogging, 7 spent abroad and 4 different countries lived in. Following my intuition around the world and creating new adventures and experiences!
Experiencing loss as an (international) family
As someone who doesn’t cry often and likes to go with the flow, this has knocked me off kilter and quite literally shook me to the core.
Creating Parent-Friendly Business Spaces and Experiences: Transcript of Lightning Talk for Eastern Ontario’s WEKH
I presented at the June 12th, 2019 Carleton University Launch of Eastern Ontario’s Women’s Entrepreneurship Knowledge Hub (WEKH) at Impact Hub Ottawa, where I spoke about ‘Babies, Business + Breakfast: Creating Parent-Friendly Business Spaces + Experiences’. Carleton is one of nine regional hubs for WEKH, which includes VentureLabs at Simon Fraser University, Mount Royal University,Continue reading “Creating Parent-Friendly Business Spaces and Experiences: Transcript of Lightning Talk for Eastern Ontario’s WEKH”
Baby In The Boardroom: Transcript of CreativeMornings Ottawa Lightning Talk
I presented at April’s CreativeMornings Ottawa event on the theme of ‘Inclusive’, where I did a five-minute lightning talk alongside my two children, Ethan, who is a little under three years old and Conor, who was 10 months old at the time. Baby In The Boardroom: Creating Parent-Friendly Business Spaces + Experiences Scroll through toContinue reading “Baby In The Boardroom: Transcript of CreativeMornings Ottawa Lightning Talk”
Reciprocity and parent-friendly event planning
I have learned (sometimes the hard way, sometimes the easy way), when you don’t ask, you don’t get. As I’ve become clearer in my ‘asks’, I have also become more gracious in my acceptance of things (love, help, time, advice, money) and I also in turn give what I can, when I can.
Parent-friendly presenting in real-time at CreativeMornings Ottawa!
I don’t often post pics of my kids on social media but since I just did a talk on the theme of ‘Inclusive’ for CreativeMornings Ottawa alongside them both, here’s what the evolution of a 5-min lightning talk looks like when you’re with a 10-month-old and almost three-year-old in front of a room full ofContinue reading “Parent-friendly presenting in real-time at CreativeMornings Ottawa!”
Bringing babies into an (entrepreneurship and innovation) incubator
April showers bring #BYOBaby into biz settings superpowers We (my kids and I) have been busy over the past few weeks prepping for our first Pop-Up Event of the year on Wednesday, May 1st, 2019! In between washing their winter gear and trying to pack it away for another six months (c’mon Mother Nature!), I’veContinue reading “Bringing babies into an (entrepreneurship and innovation) incubator”
Babies, Business + Breakfast: Spring 2019 Pop-Up Event
Join us on Wednesday, May 1st for parent-friendly professional development! In case you missed it, be sure to check out the details of our first event in 2019. This is for the parents who don’t often venture into business settings because of early morning or late night event start times. The ones who don’t haveContinue reading “Babies, Business + Breakfast: Spring 2019 Pop-Up Event”