SXSW

The Ultimate Guide to SXSW in Austin: The Lineup, The Parties and More!

Whether you’re a seasoned CEO, budding entrepreneur or an employee at any career level, SXSW has something to offer you! It now spans 10 days and offers a myriad of tracks, panels and keynotes, but not to worry! We’re breaking it all down for you below in our Ultimate Guide to SXSW… My first SXSW was in 2003 when my college roommates and I decided last minute to go see a film. It was so low-key! We bought tickets right before the screening and sat in a small, half-empty theatre. Today SXSW attracts nearly half a million …

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A SXSW Panel Recap and Three Ways To Help Cut Down on Screen Time at Home

There is no shortage of people here in Austin this week with SXSW still a couple days from wrapping up. Some are here for the films, some for the tech panels, but last Saturday I had the privilege of gathering with a group of mamas and The Vision Council at The Jane Club pop-up to discuss something that’s near and dear to me: taking the best care of our babies that we possibly can. The subject was children’s eye health and I was actually shocked how little I knew! For example, did you know that the first time a child should see an eye …

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Living Well: How to Protect Your Eyes in the Digital Age

Is it just me or are we all living in an age when a digitally lit screen feels omnipresent?  I’m guessing I’m not the only one who finds that blue light emitting devices dominate my work day.   Whether it’s a television, a laptop, an iPad, or your trusty cell phone, you would be hard pressed to go a single day without staring for minutes (hours?) on end into one of them.  (Actually, more than 83% of Americans report using a digital device for more than 2 hours a day.)  I have blue eyes that are particularly sensitive to bright …

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