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^ My home office is rarely this tidy, but I try. My Danish modern teak “desk” is also an expandable dining room table, which I inherited from my grandparents. My writing chair (the Kardiel Wegner Wing Chair) is just right for sitting cross-legged with a laptop.
Aka stuffinista meets aspiring minimalist. I’m a sucker for bargain hunting, flea marketing, and curbside diving for midcentury modern gems, but I also drool over clean lines, white space, and zen gardens.
Cuba, Puerto Rico, China, Scotland, England, Ireland, and Germany. In other words, they are truly American. Isabel has a rare syndrome called Pitt Hopkins, and once we launch the Jumble & Flow Shop, we will donate a portion of sale proceeds to the Pitt Hopkins Foundation.
Meaning, I’m raising my kids equally with my husband, while we both work full time and while I hustle Jumble & Flow on the side. We’ve naturally split up chores like “cooking” and laundry, and Martin is as feminist as I am.
In life, I’ve tended to arrive either early or late to my own party. For example, I started a magazine called Venus Zine at age 19—taking an early leap into entrepreneurship. But I put off getting married until 35 and having kids at 38—what many folks consider to be kinda late.
I heard about Tim Ferris’ 4-Hour WorkWeek soon after its release but just now got around to reading it. Like many others who’ve read it, I’m feeling a mixture of excitement over the possibilities mixed with a realization that much of my current job and previous jobs has revolved around work that is considered outsource-able.
Amy Cuevas Schroeder is the cofounder and Chief Content Officer of Jumble & Flow, the new lifestyle brand that empowers women to thrive in midlife. She started her first business, Venus Zine, in her dorm room at Michigan State University, and later sold the company. She now lives in the Chicago area, and is raising twin girls with her husband, Martin, a social worker. She’s worked as a content leader for Etsy, Minted, and Abstract, and has written for NYLON, Pitchfork, The Startup, and more.
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