Tech Tuesday: Web Colors & Icons

To learn more about Web Design, I’m: Completing the Udemy course “Build Modern Responsive Website with HTML, CSS3 & Bootstrap” by Irfan Dayan. Continuing to practice my skills using the Brackets code editor. Playing around on the Lrn app whenever I have a free moment. Listening to the Code Newbie podcast. Disclaimer: These are not affiliate links and…

Mom Monday: Making Sacrifices for New Careers

I saw this blog post over at Skillcrush. It’s an opinion piece responding to a University of Phoenix commercial about a mom seeking an IT degree: There was so much to love in these 60 seconds: giving working, single parents the credit they deserve, showing how learning digital skills can dramatically improve careers and lives,…

Thursday Thanks

To learn more about Web Design, I’m: Completing the Udemy course “Build Modern Responsive Website with HTML, CSS3 & Bootstrap” by Irfan Dayan. ($10 – a steal!) Continuing to practice my skills using the Brackets code editor. Playing around on the Lrn app whenever I have a free moment. Listening to the Code Newbie podcast. Disclaimer: These are…

Tech Tuesday: Web Fonts

To learn more about Web Design, I’m: Completing the Udemy course “Build Modern Responsive Website with HTML, CSS3 & Bootstrap” by Irfan Dayan. ($10 – a steal!) Continuing to practice my skills using the Brackets code editor. Playing around on the Lrn app whenever I have a free moment. Listening to the Code Newbie podcast. Disclaimer: These are…

Mom Monday: Kid Free (and Freaking Out)!

Both of my kids had promotion ceremonies last week, so it was a whirlwind. Here we come, kindergarten and middle school! Since they are out of school next week (and most summer programs have not started), many parents find themselves in a childcare desert. Luckily, I have a mom that lives less than a mile…

Tech Tuesday: Coding Etiquette

To learn more about Web Design, I’m: Completing the Udemy course “Build Modern Responsive Website with HTML, CSS3 & Bootstrap” by Irfan Dayan. ($10 – a steal!) Continuing to practice my skills using the Brackets code editor. Playing around on the Lrn app whenever I have a free moment. Listening to the Code Newbie podcast. Disclaimer: These are…

Mom Monday: Organizing Blog Posts

I spent a little time stalking professional bloggers this weekend. I want to make my posts more structured and systematic. Less organic and random, more ‘I-know-what-the-F-I’m-doing.’ Right? I think my current blogging trend highlights the randomness of my approach to learning recently. I’m using multiple resources and focusing on multiple related skill sets at that same…

Web Design Notes: Brackets, balsamiq, and Bay to Breakers

{ The teacher in me LOVES alliteration. } I’m sitting in bed, wrapped in KT tape and surrounded by ice packs. It’s a decade-old tradition for my dad and I to run Bay to Breakers, and this year I was not prepared. Still, it’s always a blast. To learn more about Web Design, I: Completed the…

Podcast Notes: Bootcamps & Being Frustrated

Updates Here’s the latest version of my first website: Here’s the first iteration: Applying CSS has definitely helped with the overall design. I’m continuing to learn, which is very exciting! (Sometimes it feels like I’m not making enough progress, but seeing these images side by side helps…) Podcast Takeaways Bootcamps I have never done a…

Podcast Notes: No Pro Bono & Make Friends

To learn more about the tech industry, I started following different folks on Twitter, but I’m not a consistent Twitter user… I find it pretty overwhelming. It could be that I started following a bunch of different people who do different things. More on that in a bit… So, I found some tech-specific podcasts that…

HTML Notes: Divs, Hashtags, Classes and Comments – Oh my!

To learn more about HTML, I’m: Taking the Udemy course “Programming for Entrepreneurs – HTML & CSS” by Pablo Farias Navarro. Practicing my skills using the Brackets code editor. Playing around on the Lrn app whenever I have a free moment. This app is pretty cool. It’s free and covers everything from HTML to Ruby…

HTML Notes: My First Website

I’m certainly not done with my User Experience Design learning pathway, but I needed a break to focus more on doing than reading. To learn more about HTML, I’m: Taking the Udemy course “Programming for Entrepreneurs – HTML & CSS” by Pablo Farias Navarro. Practicing my skills using the Brackets code editor. Playing around on…