Parenting

7 WAYS BECOMING A PARENT MADE ME AN EVEN BETTER SALES LEADER

Fourteen months ago, I left my job to become a stay at home Mom to my now 2.5 year old daughter (see Habits of successful career nomads).  I had worn multiple hats and had been in numerous Sales, Marketing, and Business Development roles during my 16 year tenure.  I had hunted and warrior road traveled from being a Sales Rep …

Parenting

5 WAYS TRAVELING WITH A TODDLER IS MORE AMUSING THAN THE REAL HOUSEWIVES

5 WAYS TRAVELING WITH A TODDLER IS MORE AMUSING THAN THE REAL HOUSEWIVES The Real Housewives of “whatever” is a guilty pleasure of mine.  I wouldn’t even know the show(s) existed if it weren’t for my husband who got me hooked by watching one episode with him.  Which one?  The Real Housewives of Orange County!  Sitting …

The Art of Interracial Marriage

MEET THE KANAGAWA’S…NO SHE’S NOT ADOPTED!

  GUEST POST BY BETSY KANAGAWA   MEET THE KANAGAWA’S… NO SHE’S NOT ADOPTED! I met my husband, Niko, in September of 2009. We met on a free dating website. His pictures on the site were decent. I remember when I met him for the first time in person thinking “He’s better looking than in …

Interracial Dating

Finding Love Caused Us To Test And Cross All Cultural Boundaries

Finding Love Caused Us To Test And Cross All Cultural Boundaries Letting Go Of Fear “Fear made me say no, but friendship and curiosity caused me to say yes.” As, an African-American woman I had never thought about the prospect of marrying an Indian man.  Sure, I had crushes on numerous guys of other ethnicities, but it …

The Art of Interracial Marriage

7 UNSPOKEN TRUTHS WE ENCOUNTERED WHEN MOVING TO TEXAS WITH ETHNIC NAMES

I am going to preface this post by saying that we enjoyed Texas. Half my family on my mom’s side of the family resides in Texas and they have done so for over a decade.  Nonetheless during our time in the state we discovered some “unspoken truths” that really open your eyes to how cultural differences are not only …