Secrets from a mom of 2 under 3

Image for post
Image for post
Photo by Charles Deluvio on Unsplash

Being a stay at home parent is not an easy task. Add to that working or learning to code and your life turns into a circus. Juggling hundreds of small tasks and your own to-do list can be daunting.

Given the world’s current situation many of us find ourselves in this dilemma.

After a few months of trial and error, this is what has worked for me. I have moved from my desk to the kitchen table. Yes, I have an office and desk, but when you have children running around, you have to keep 1 eye on them and the other on your computer. …


Make happiness your priority

Image for post
Image for post
Photo by Allef Vinicius on Unsplash

Growing up in America with hard-working immigrant parents, all you think about is doing better. However, a lot of the time what makes you better, or makes you money is not what makes you happy. From a young age, I decided I was going to go to UCLA and become a lawyer because that would be better, make my parents proud, and most importantly make me a lot of money. But would that lead to happiness?

As I completed goals and checked things off my list I realized that none of it really made me happy. I graduated top of my high school class and got accepted into my dream school, UCLA. I went to UCLA and did it all in hopes of being better but in my last year, I realized I was not happy. …


Use Notion to Take Notes While Learning to Code — Best Tips and Tricks

Image for post
Image for post
Photo by Cinthia Becher on Unsplash

Whether you are a student, self-learner, or mom with 20 To-Do lists note-taking is an inevitable part of life. Before diving into the world of digital note-taking, I was obsessed with buying notebooks, colorful pens, and highlighters for anything I could think of. Do not get me wrong I still spend a large amount of money buying them. However, since going digital I have saved a lot of time and effort, not money but hopefully, we will get there someday.

Digital note-taking has been a time saver because everything is located in one app. I do not have to look through piles of notebooks. …

About

Brenda Michelle

Front End Developer from California living in Belgium || I write about: Tech 💻 Motherhood👩‍👧‍👦 Lifestyle 🌻 https://brendamichellle.com/

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store