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My Beef With Michelle Obama: Review of Becoming

Michelle Obama - Becoming. A Review. #iambecoming #michelleobama #bookreview #books

Becoming by Michelle Obama: A Review I can’t believe I’m saying this, but I have a beef with Michelle Obama. It’s unsettling because Michelle Obama is the Mary Poppins of real people to me. Practically perfect in every way. Intelligent, witty, courageous, empathetic, Read more…


The Anti Personal Word of the Year for 2019

Personal word of the year word cloud

Prepping for 2019 with an Anti Personal Word of the Year As we wind down 2018 and head into the new year, you may hear people talking about their “personal word of the year.” Or maybe you have no idea Read more…


The Magic Words That Will Help Get a Toddler to Sleep

The magic words to get a toddler to sleep. #momlife #toddlers

How To Get Your Toddler to Sleep (So You Can Too!) Moving my children from cribs to toddlers beds has already given me two blog posts worth of ridiculous material, and many oversized luggage level bags under my eyes. Now Read more…


Passions, Pottery, and the Pursuit of Progress: Q&A with Foster & Feed Owner Melissa Alkire

Finding Your Passion(s) with Foster & Feed Earlier this year I put out a survey for readers about career development topics they would like to read about. One topic that came through loud and clear was “finding your passion.” This Read more…


The 1 Thing That Saved My First Day Back To Work After Maternity Leave

What to expect when you are going back to work after maternity leave, and how to make it through day 1

What To Expect When You’re Expecting (To Go Back to Work After Maternity Leave) Tomorrow is my best friend’s first day back to work after maternity leave. I wrote this for her because years ago a friend made my first Read more…


How to Make Your Long Commute Productive: Take The Miracle Morning on the Road!

How to make your long commute productive using the SAVERS framework from Miracle Morning.

My Painful Commute SAVERS that Make a World of Difference On a good day, my commute into work takes about an hour and fifteen minutes. On a bad day, well, for this working mama my commute takes a little piece Read more…


The Cruise Ship Metaphor You Need In Your Life

Baby, You're a Cruise Ship - On Cruises, Crying, Careers and some of the best advice I've ever received.

On Cruise Ships, Crying, and Careers   I have a really divisive topic to talk about today, guys. Cruises. I know, I know. You aren’t supposed to talk about politics, religion, or cruises in polite company but sometimes you just Read more…