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 […]

Advanced Preparation of Snacks

One of the biggest challenges I face day in and day out is getting out the door in the morning at the time I’m supposed to.  The days that seem to run smooth are always the days when I am most organized.  For the elementary school children we are asked to pack a lunch (if […]

Why having it all seems impossible

I’ve been stewing about this topic for weeks and weeks and only now do I feel the courage to write what I’m thinking.  Why does having it all seem so impossible?   Why is it so difficult to achieve a happy medium where balancing home and career isn’t so complicated and difficult.  I have many friends that […]

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