Breastfeeding: The most intimate and inconvenient relationship of my life

When Aria was still a little blip in my belly, every day I would feel those little feet kick and couldn’t wait to meet her (or him)!  I wasn’t scared or nervous for her arrival, I knew babies were hard to break and was already a practiced pro on surviving on minimal sleep. The one … More Breastfeeding: The most intimate and inconvenient relationship of my life

How to march toward hope without leaving your house

It’s inauguration day of our 45th President and I am sick to my stomach. My wife and many of my dearest friends are in Washington DC and tomorrow, will march for women, for diversity, for health care, and for me. My coworkers in Chicago are making signs, printing shirts and knitting pink hats preparing to take … More How to march toward hope without leaving your house

Three design hotels you can’t miss in Portugal

When planning our trip to Portugal, Pinterest was my envy-inducing best friend. Like many of you trying to make your itinerary, I not only compared routes and notable sights, but I went down a wonderful rabbit hole that was discovering the award-winning design hotels of Portugal. Once we had narrowed down our must-sees throughout the … More Three design hotels you can’t miss in Portugal