Category Archives: Work-Life Balance

13 Ways Running A Start-up is Like Having a Baby

I have given birth to one child and helped launch at least 5 start-ups. I might have a few illegitimate start-ups out there that I don’t know about but we’ll save that for another post. I had a blinding moment … Continue reading

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Sittin’ on the dock of the bay

I am not a very good vacation-taker but time away from work is important. We need it to re-charge, calibrate our senses, and reconnect with those loved ones who have been unconditionally cheering for us on the sidelines of our … Continue reading

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BlogFrog runs the BolderBoulder

A fundamental guiding principal at BlogFrog is the notion of teamwork.  So when Caitie Ramsburg, our Director of Client Services, put out the challenge to run the annual Bolder Boulder 10K as a team, a handful of troopers showed up.  … Continue reading

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All You Need Is Love

The older I get, the harder it is to buy me presents.  My son had been asking me for weeks what I wanted for my birthday last month and I swear I couldn’t think of anything I really wanted or … Continue reading

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BlasterBlast, First Triathlon of the Season (#5)

Last Sunday was my first triathlon of the season, the BlasterBlast, sponsored by the Colorado School of Mines in Golden, CO.  The course was a fairly flat sprint distance that seemed a tame enough race to kick the summer off.  … Continue reading

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Spring Fever

For some reason, winter in Colorado seemed unbearably long this year.  Usually we get a break from the harsh cold with 70 degree days that make you forget it’s really January.  Or else we get dumped on with multiple feet … Continue reading

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To do lists – productivity tools or evil underminers of happiness?

I’m a list fanatic and totally depend on them to help make sure the zillion balls I am juggling all stay in the air. I have list notebooks that are casually scattered around the house like Twinky wrappers on my … Continue reading

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Uphill

I just finished the Lookout Mountain Triathlon in Golden, CO and learned something about myself.  Turns out I like going uphill.  The bike course included lots of rolling hills and steep climbs.  The whole ride was either uphill or downhill … Continue reading

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Tired, depressed, and lethargic? You could be missing Vitamin F (FUN)

I’m sitting at my kitchen table, still in my pajamas, just finishing a late breakfast with my 15 YO son. I look out the window and notice that the grass needs to be mowed, there are newspapers piling up in … Continue reading

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Zombies, cell phones and the #1 sign you’ve trained your kids well

I have three boys who come complete with all the stereotypical characteristics of teenagers.  They have cell phones, tons of friends, and not enough independence. Adolescence is a tricky age for parents. We want them to have opportunities to be … Continue reading

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