KWu is a Ruby developer at Heroku and new mom to a delightfully chubby baby boy.
She previously worked at New Relic on the newrelic_rpm gem and at Google in various technical support and product operations roles. A proud New Jersey native, she nevertheless fits in well in Portlandia, with hobbies like knitting, sewing, and making pickles from local produce.
March 31st, 2021 | 28 mins 40 secs
parent driven development, parenting, podcast
Allison, KWu, Chris A, and Chris S come together for a goodbye, for now, episode to reflect on their experience being a panelist on the Parent Driven Development Podcast.
March 17th, 2021 | 29 mins 14 secs
hiring, jean hsu, job searching, leadership, management, pandemic
Software engineer turned leadership coach, Jean Hsu, joins the panelist to share her experiences find a new job during the pandemic, her thought process, the non-negotiables , and the new remote standard.
February 17th, 2021 | 27 mins 10 secs
kid toys, moving, renovating
Allison and KWu share their experience on their current house renovations and moving. The good and bad, and the recent acceptance of having little roommates with no impulse control.
February 3rd, 2021 | 28 mins 47 secs
anxiety, fear, kids, middle school, parenting, screen time, young kids
Do you have anxiety as a parent? Chris, Jess and KWu gather to discuss the various stresses and anxiety parents face for kids of all ages, and how their decision making process has shifted over the years.
January 20th, 2021 | 37 mins 31 secs
#parenting #podcast #3years #celebration #episodehighlights
KWu, Chris, Josh, and Allison reflect on the past 3-years of podcasting. They touch on their favorite episodes and guests over the years, as well as some favorite parenting genius and fail moments!
January 6th, 2021 | 47 mins 17 secs
dhh, family, internet famous, kids, podcast
DHH joins the podcast to talk about his experience as a parent while being internet famous. The group touches on security concerns, privacy, financial privilege, and share an eye role over highlight parenting reels on social media. Plus DHH suggests a few favorite parenting books.
December 23rd, 2020 | 28 mins 32 secs
facebook groups, facebook rabbit holes, kid toys, parenting
KWu and Allison talk about the ins and outs of Facebook groups for parents. The inevitable power kids-products have to validate one as a parent and high expectation of gifts this holiday season.
November 25th, 2020 | 40 mins 48 secs
co-parenting, coparenting, covid, covid-19, parenting, remote work, virtual school
Brandon Hays joins the panelist to discuss how the pandemic has impacted parenting, co-parenting and the new responsibilities that come along with it.
October 29th, 2020 | 34 mins 13 secs
all our kin, child care, covid, essential workers, jessica sager
Today we sit down with Jessica Sager, co-founder and CEO of All Our Kin, to discuss the changes of child care during COVID-19 and how we can help make positive changes in our own communities.
October 14th, 2020 | 38 mins 16 secs
children's book, jambo books, mijha godfrey, race
Jambo Book Club sends members 2-3 age-appropriate books each month that feature children of color as the stars of their own stories.
September 16th, 2020 | 35 mins 42 secs
anna mackenzie, parenting, tech, the parenting playbook
Anna Mackenzie joins the podcast to talk about The Parenting Playbook, a book she co-authored that helps startups navigate how to create quality policies that support parents.
September 2nd, 2020 | 32 mins 12 secs
quarantine, self care, taking breaks
This week, Allison, KWu and Chris discuss the importance of taking breaks, how they take breaks, and why sometimes choosing the adult decision isn't always necessary.
August 5th, 2020 | 32 mins 15 secs
accountability, agile home, agile household, mom life, yvonne marcus
Yvonne Marcus joins the panelist to discuss Agile Household. Yvonne created Agile Homes, a four-week course that looks to get your family together by making everyone feel like a valued member of the team, and instilling autonomy and having fun!
July 22nd, 2020 | 34 mins 24 secs
arit, new panelist, parenting podcast
New panelist Arit Amana joins the group! The group discusses quarantine, childcare duty, WFH, and all the madness in-between.
June 24th, 2020 | 40 mins 11 secs
anti-racism, black lives matter, how to be anti-racist, how to talk to your kids about racism
KWu and Allison sit down to talk about the current worldwide movement: Black Lives Matter. Breaking down BLM movement with young kids, how we can best talk to our kids about being anti-racist, and an alley for POC.
May 13th, 2020 | 52 mins 6 secs
at home chef, meal delivery, meal planning, recipe swap
Allison, Mandy and KWu trade kitchen hacks, recipe tips, favorite meal delivery service, and the incomparable responsibility of feeding and nourishing our kids! Tune in for tips, tricks and total mom realities.