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After a longer-than-I-care-to-admit hiatus from the Working Mom Spotlight, we’re back on track with one of the most popular features on Hip As I Wanna Be – the WORKING MOM SPOTLIGHT! Today’s mother is a fantastic example and a true inspiration. Enjoy! Evgeniya (Jen) Usmanova is a mother of two and a co-founder of CareLuLu, a free online resource that helps parents find child care specific to their needs. She has a B.A. from the University of California, Berkeley and a Masters from Georgetown University. After struggling to find the right daycare for her daughters, Jen and her spouse Patrick decided…

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In the past two years I’ve had quite a few opportunities to travel to places like Texas, D.C., New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Virginia and Arizona. These destinations have been an equal mixture of business-family-running events. Because the purpose of each visit varies so much I find myself rating each experience according to a different set of expectations. (I’m nothing if not inconsistent.)  If I’m in town for a family getaway or sports tournament – the hotel needs to casual enough to please two teenage boys. If I am staying over for a running event – all I care about…

  I would like to take this opportunity to introduce you to my newest online obsession: PINTEREST Heard of it yet? I have to admit that at first I didn’t quite “get it.” Now, however, I am a junkie.  (As in, spending all of my free time oohing and aahing over what others curate.) In case you are unfamiliar with the application, let me explain: Pinterest simply allows you to create virtual pinboards of your favorite images, share them with your followers, and discover amazing new things along the way. A Dozen Ways That I Use Pinterest (And you can…