How She Built It: Mixing Babies + Business

There was stroller parking, baby change tables on site, a play area and a table set up with colouring paper, crayons and markers. There was also paper and pens for the parents to take notes during the talk. The wagon we used to transport our event supplies into the venue from the parking lot doubled as a stationary climbing station, used by babies practicing their standing and walking skills.

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”