The Bat Mitzvah of a Lifetime – Series #1

I have been wanting to write this post for months.  For the past few months, I feel like I’ve been in party recovery. Ha!  That was how hard I worked to plan every single detail.  For six months prior to the event, every weekend was jammed pack filled with running errands and planning.   The good news […]

Planning for a Disney Vacation

I was just recently at Disney Orlando on vacation with my family. I thought about how great it would be if I could give some good advise on planning your next trip to Disney. Planning your Magical Disney Vacation can sometimes be overwhelming and not so Magical! I wanted to give you some tips to […]

Debbie Meyer Green Bags & Containers

I have recently purchased the Debbie Meyer Green Containers and I have found them to work well.  As I tend to buy most produce in bulk at Costco, I find it frustrating to have to throw food away. It tends to be hit-or-miss in my house.  One week, my kids can go thru a pile of […]

Telecommuting – How to Stay Relevant

Sparked by Yahoo’s recent decision to ban telecommuting, and following my on-air appearance on the Today Show, I have received hundreds of emails from people around the world regarding this very topic.  The #1 question I have been asked is… Do I worry about being overlooked by colleagues and management? The answer is simple. Yes.  That […]

Girliemom on NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt

March 3, 2013 – Girliemom on NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt Girliemom author, Melissa Potvin, in response to Yahoo decision to ban telecommuting: Visit for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy

Girliemom on Today Show – Working moms pan Yahoo CEO’s telecommute ban

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A Major Blow to Work at Home Parents

37-Year old CEO of Yahoo, Marissa Mayer, is married to venture capitalist Zack Bogue whom she married in 2009.   With only a few months in at the helm Yahoo CEO ordered and delivered a memo to all work from home employees to get their tush into an office. You can read the memo here. This brand spanking […]

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