Not All Negativity Is Bullying

It hurts us when our kids hurt. We want to assist them. Help them. Fix it. Maybe even make the other person hurt as much as our kid does. But what if we could turn those moments of pain into lessons our kids can take into adulthood? What if we stopped allowing our kids to…
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Let’s Stop Using Email

Have you ever sent an email thinking it was clearly written, then suddenly find yourself in an all-out email war, reiterating or clarifying the information with multiple emails and CC’d individuals (knowing full well there are likely other people in the BCC line that you don’t even know about!) all to leave you wondering what…
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How Owning A Business Is A Lot Like Parenthood

When I first started my business, I had no idea how much it would resemble the experience of motherhood. Don’t believe me? Let me count the ways… After starting my business, I experienced mental and emotional postpartum symptoms such as… Sleeplessness. Anxiety. Feelings of unworthiness and uncertainty. Night sweats. I consumed copious amounts of coffee.…
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How To Not Take Things Personally

Let’s talk about taking things personally. Do you struggle with the sting of rejection or the pang of other people’s hurtful comments? Do you ever find yourself wondering if you should keep following the path because of something someone else said? Allowing the opinions of other people to sidetrack, sideline or even derail us is…
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Making Our Own Christmas Magic

I don’t know if it’s the Christmas season, the fact that I feel like I’ve spent a lot of time with my family lately or because I’ve been stuck in a constant state of nostalgia with the writing of my memoir. (Yes, I wrote a memoir. What the hell.) Whatever the reason, I’ve felt a…
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