“The risks may be big and scary, but the rewards are even greater if you go for it!”

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  • October 26, 2016
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    Q&A with Nellie Akalp When I was approached by Nellie Akalp’s publicist about featuring her story in an interview for my blog, I was immediately impressed. Not only did phrases like “serial entrepreneur” and “mother of four” jump out at me as someone I could definitely relate to, but as I read her story I realized […]

    Want to be happier? Maybe it’s time to quit your job.

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  • September 30, 2016
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    In case you missed it, 2016 is the year of the female entrepreneur. More and more women are taking their professional lives into their own hands and starting a business. So what’s so appealing about being a business owner anyway? Do moms who own a business work fewer hours? Not necessarily. Do they have fewer responsibilities? Not at […]

    “Unless you try, you’ll never know”

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  • September 28, 2016
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    Q&A with Lainie Sevante Wulkan When I had the pleasure of spending the day with Lainie Sevante Wulkan at the FemCity Day of Positivity a few weeks ago, I knew I wanted to pick her brain for tips for working moms. Like most entrepreneurs, Lainie hardly fills her days doing just one thing. In addition to co-owning […]

    Are you undervaluing yourself?

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  • August 26, 2016
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    Are you undervaluing yourself? To be able to answer this question, you have to know what you’re worth. After all, whether you’re offering services or products, before you can sell them you have to set prices, right? I remember my first gig as an independent contractor. I was a pre-teen and an excellent babysitter. All of the families I sat […]

    The New Normal

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  • August 23, 2016
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    The other day I went out to lunch with an old friend. She’s currently on maternity leave after having her second child. While I think she looks fabulous, you can still tell she is a tad tired in that I’ve-got-a-newborn-who-isn’t-sleeping-through-the-night-yet sort of way. I asked her how she was adjusting to life with two children. She said they […]

    “I woke up one day and asked myself why I wasn’t following my passion”

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  • August 17, 2016
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    Q&A with Amy Neil Have you ever wondered what it what be like to ditch your 9-5 to follow your passion? A self proclaimed “mom boss,” Amy Neil has always known that she wanted to help people. Previously a collegiate coach, she traded in people for their pooches full-time. With the support of her husband, […]

    “I lost my job, and needed another door to open”

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  • August 10, 2016
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    Q&A with Karrie Kaneda Karrie Kaneda is a designer, saleswoman, social media marketer and office manager. And that’s just her day job! Like most mom business owners, Karrie knows how to wear many hats in order to run her company and her household. Karrie knows the secret to a “happy habitat” is to find the beauty in everything. […]

    The best job I’ve ever had

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  • August 5, 2016
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    Earlier this week my husband and I hit a big milestone in our marriage – our 7 year wedding anniversary. We celebrated by going out to lunch while the kids were at school, because we haven’t quite scoped out the babysitter scene since moving to Texas. It was nice to spend some alone time together, something that with […]

    “None of us are expected to be Super Mom”

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  • August 3, 2016
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    Q&A with Crystal Sullivan If you don’t start every morning by reading theSkimm to face the day armed with the world’s top news stories, you’re missing out big time. Earlier this summer I had the amazing opportunity to travel to New York City and meet the team behind the popular e-mail newsletter. Not only was I encouraged to ask […]

    3 things to try this summer

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  • July 26, 2016
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    I’ve already seen the back to school tax-free weekend signs popping up in stores around town. I don’t know about you, but I’m not quite ready to throw in the beach towel quite yet. With several weeks left to take advantage of these hot sunny days with the kids home, I wanted to share my 3 summer discoveries. {Bonus: the first two were […]