The Benefits of Choosing to Work During Maternity Leave

The Benefits of Choosing to Work During Maternity Leave

What does it take to leave a career in venture capital to join a shipping startup—in between your first baby and second baby? Today we get to interview Renee DiResta, co-founder and Director of Marketing at Haven. Renee worked previously in Venture Capital, and before that, on Wall Street. To join a startup with two small kids required some specific negotiations.

Should You Call a Pregnant Woman Fat?

Should You Call a Pregnant Woman Fat?

I snorted when a book I was reading admonished against telling a pregnant woman she was “fat.” Yes, of course. That’s probably a bad call. Instead, however, it recommended that rather than the word “fat,” you kindly refer to the additional weight...
Little Quips on This Not-So-Little Pregnancy

Little Quips on This Not-So-Little Pregnancy

I find pregnancy to be quite weird. My body has taken over. It’s running a long-embedded script I didn’t know I had inside of me. I’ve taken to writing short bits on twitter under the hashtag #pregrealities. Something about Twitter makes me feel like I actually...
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