The Summer Birthday Party Game for Kids that Keeps it Simple, Silly, and Under 17 Dollars

Are you a parent throwing a summer birthday party for your kid in the next couple months? Is it stressing you out a little bit because you are already managing three trillion other summer things and spending all of your Read more…


Developing Resiliency in Your Creative Pursuits: Q&A With Writer Rebecca Moon Ruark

When I first started blogging I did what I expect most people do and I googled “how to start a blog.” That’s how I landed on starting my blog on WordPress, found a supportive creative community, and met the wonderfully Read more…


She just turned 3 but she’s always my baby to me

With many thanks to Billy Joel’s She Always a Woman, and with the happiest of birthdays to my sweet girl. She’s Always My Baby to Me She’s got a killer smile, and heart-melting eyesShe can break down your resolve with Read more…


Simple 1 Minute Changes to Help You Achieve Your Career Goals

I left my one year old unsupervised for one minute and came back to find every Ziplock bag we owned strewn about on the kitchen floor. It was honestly kind of impressive. I mean… how? How is that even possible Read more…


Bringing the Soccer Team Snacks: Advice from a New Soccer Mom

“We’re bringing the soccer team snacks next Saturday,” my husband said casually. It was a casual statement so his tone was appropriate, but for some reason it caught me off guard. “Oh, okay. What do you think we should bring? Read more…


13 Game Changing Working Mom Hacks to Make Your Life Easier & More Fun

13 weeks after Jack was born I became a working mom. I returned to the office again 13 weeks after Norah arrived on the scene. I don’t love the term “working mom” because what mom isn’t “working” in about a Read more…


7 Uber Drivers Share Career & Life Lessons for Happiness and Success

I don’t travel for work often, which suits me just fine. As a working mom and homebody I enjoy doing my thing at the office but also getting back to the homestead for dinner. But I have a couple work Read more…