Recently I was having coffee with a woman we’ll call Jane. I didn’t know Jane and was meeting her out of a sense of professional courtesy. She was looking for a job and a former colleague asked if I would meet and help her make some connections. Over the course of our conversation Jane […]
Author Archive | Erin H.
“If it’s a priority you will make time for it.” I’ve heard this a lot, especially with regards to advice, both solicited and not, on things like regular exercise and relationships. And for the most part I agree. I also believe that this advice is often offered by well-intentioned people who have the luxury of […]
My kids love heading out with our dog on the weekends. The simple act of throwing him in the back of the car turns even the most ordinary outings into an adventure. With the weather turning warmer, these little adventures are some of my favorite ways to spend time together. Check out this pet-friendly list […]
It’s no secret that Raleigh and the Triangle have a lot to offer in terms of family entertainment. For many years I had my go to list of places to go. Pullen Park and Laurel Hills were always on the top of our favorite playgrounds and I still recommend them. Marbles Kids Museum was great (assuming I […]
4 Principles to Help Achieve Balance and Keep Your Sanity Jeanne Elium, author of Raising a Daughter, has been quoted as saying “Working women today are trying to achieve in the work world what men have achieved, but men have always had the help of a woman at home, who took care of all the […]
A call to stop raising athletes and start raising kids I played sports growing up. Street tennis, driveway basketball and backyard baseball led to varsity letters in volleyball, basketball and tennis. Sports kept me active and out of trouble (relatively speaking). My parents supported me, driving to and from practices, buying the latest and greatest […]
I admit, no part of me was ready for middle school when I put my beautiful, innocent daughter on the bus that sunny Monday morning, August 25, 2014. She was nervous and excited. I was terrified. Waiting for the bus I found myself contemplating one simple question “What happened to middle school?” When I was […]