Baby Tracker – What an amazing app!

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My youngest daughter, Samantha, was born a bit over 2 weeks ago. Unfortunately, she was born with mild jaundice. So the doctors asked us to keep a good eye on her feeding patterns, amounts, and diaper changes. We needed some sort of baby tracker.

Going through a newborn schedule can be rather hectic, but adding detailed logging and information hands-off puts another layer of complexity. Fortunately, my wife discovered Baby Tracker.

Baby Tracker has some nice features like:

  • Feeding Log – formula vs breast vs pumped
  • Diaper Log – wet, dry, mixed, pooped
  • Sleeping Log
  • General developmental milestones
  • Photos

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Some Pros and Cons of Working Remotely

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Are you considering a remote position in Software Engineering? I’ve worked remotely for some years now. I started moonlighting in places like the now-defunct vWorker (“Rent A Coder”, back in the day) with my brother in law. Then I moved to full-time offshoring from Mexico, and ended up landing in Canada, working with a team in the US.

Working remotely has some pros and cons, some of which I’ll try to outline here. Needless to say, many of them are just a matter of personal preferences. But I hope it’s useful for someone considering a position in a geographically distributed team.

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The Impostor Syndrome

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Earlier this week, I was talking with a friend about the fact that she doesn’t feel like she deserves a lot of what she has achieved (and she has achieved a lot, actually). I couldn’t feel more empathy. The same thing happens to me.

Why do I feel like I’m an impostor?

Keep in mind that I am:

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