There are seasons when the work/motherhood balance is not just demanding; it’s, frankly, delusional. Juggling meetings, schedules, babysitters, and to-do lists can leave me feeling more like a manager than a mother. Who has which homework due tomorrow? Who has which extra-curricular activity this week? Not to mention the challenge of quality time with my […]
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Today I was asked a question that used to be so easy for me — a question that I realize I’ve forgotten how to answer. Today I learned something about myself I didn’t know. I was asked very inquisitively yet innocently enough: What do you like to do? In other words: What makes you happy? What do […]
I always wanted to be a stay-at-home mom, but, soon after having my first kiddo and leaving my corporate job, I found myself really missing work. I started working contract, freelance jobs during nap times, just to keep myself busy. I’ve done everything from answering questions on ChaCha for pennies to data entry to ghostwriting for […]
I will never forget the first night in our new house. The divorce was rolling along, and my daughter and I were going to spend our very first night in our own home. Something about having a place to call our own, a place for just us, was liberating, exhilarating, and empowering. As I opened […]
There is nothing we love more than supporting the hard-working moms in our community. One way we are doing that is through compiling an annual guide for consultant-run businesses! Ta-da, here it is!
If you are anything like me, much of your day is spent in the kitchen. I birthed these adorable little creatures who have a constant need for ridiculous things like being FED. Three times a day, at minimum. The nerve! Throughout the last seven years, I have learned a trick or two to make my time […]
Do you have a hobby, a craft, or an idea that you’ve been toying around with? Have you ever been told that you make, cook, or bake the best this or that? Ever wondered what it would be like to bring in supplemental income, set your own hours, and answer to yourself? If you answered “yes” […]