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When the Start-Up isn’t Starting-Up

Posted on September 26, 2017

“One of the hardest actions in life is patience. It tests loyalty to your goals and endurance while you wait for positive outcomes” – Mohammed Dewji Is your start-up taking a while to actually get started? Perhaps, your business is busiest during specific seasons. For me, I started a photography business and with living in the city amongst so many wanna-be photographers, the competition is getting a little overwhelming. I am averaging 1-2 gigs per month which is good for now with a small child. However, I wouldn’t mind only 1-2 gigs a month but with a nice rate, ha. While the business is slow, I thought of some things to can do in the mean time to ensure I have the best service when business starts to…


Return to Work

Posted on July 21, 2017

After taking 17 weeks of maternity-leave, I learned two things: It is tough being a stay-at-home mom taking care of a baby. It is also tough leaving your baby at daycare. So, I returned to work and I was, “on the bench.” If you are in the consulting world, you will know that this is a time for employees to find a project to work on. I enjoyed working at the home office vs. client sites because there were many events going on, free breakfast in the morning as well as their free Starbucks machines and so on and so on… I guess there are some perks. This was my first time on the bench and I was nervous. The kid beside me didn’t…


Big City Moms Event 2017

Posted on June 23, 2017

Big City Moms hosted a big baby shower event in Washington DC. I attended the event and received a giant bag with a lot of free goodies including yummy snacks. I am currently looking to upgrade my stroller and I figured going to an expo would be the best place to find the latest strollers. I was impressed with many products that I was able to experience and would love to share my thoughts on them with you. The top products I was most impressed with were: Mutsy Strollers Bugaboo Strollers Mrs Thinster’s Cookies SNOO – a smart crib The first two products are strollers. What I loved most about the Mutsy stroller was that it was sleek, stylish and a decent price! There is a bassinet option as well,…