My daughter

Parenting Makes Me a Better Product Professional

Parenting changes how I evaluate the risk of an initiative.

Parenting reminds me of the lessons in my favorite children’s stories.

Parenting forces me to prioritize making the world a better, more just place.

Parenting makes me a more attentive observer.

Parenting gave me a better bullshit monitor.

Parenting made me a more precise communicator.

Parenting reminds me to never take work too seriously.

Being silly is part of being a parent.

Abby Allen is a user-focused product manager, engineer, entrepreneur, and mom based in Minneapolis, MN.

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