Over four years ago, I wrote a candid article about choosing to live child-free and being skeptical about needing a mortgage to fulfill my version of the American Dream. Today, I’m a licensed REALTOR and seven months pregnant. And happy. And content with my choices. So how and the hell did I get here??

By Guest Blogger Jane Grates Having children of your own is an amazing experience. Just the idea that somehow, the female body is capable of growing what starts as just a few cells inside her and ends up as a baby in her arms 40 weeks later is completely mind-blowing. Add to the amazement the…

By Guest blogger Cynthia Bryant My dog, Daisy and I packed up our house at 27th and C Streets on Sacramento’s Grid and moved to Elk Grove in July 2003.  Now, one month shy of 15 years, my dog, Stewart…

By Laine Himmelmann As promised, this year’s Metro Edge Emerge Summit definitely took things to the #NextLevel.  The largest gathering of young professionals in Northern California brought together over 600 YP’s and included everything from a morning welcome with an aerial dancer hanging from the ceiling of Memorial Auditorium, craft beer, mimosas, and a rockin’…

By The Editors Kula Koenig is an activist. And she's been that way since she started collecting money from the residents of her apartment complex for the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) in junior high school. Currently, she serves as Government Relations Director for the American Heart Association. She spends much of her time at…