Quit trying to do it all

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  • May 10, 2017
  • They say “quitters never win, and winners never quit.” Well… Today I’ve decided that I quit. It wasn’t an easy decision. I mean, it stinks. I’ve been doing it for 5 years! But enough is enough. And I’m happier for it. I’m talking about cloth diapering. Don’t get me wrong, it was great while it lasted. Many […]

    Podcast Prep – Can moms really have it all?

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  • April 12, 2017
  • I’m super excited to share with you some exciting – and slightly terrifying – news. I’ve been invited to speak on not just one, but two podcasts in the next month! First up, the Extraordinary Moms Podcast. I was invited to share my pursuit of a work life balance after being introduced to SoCal mom […]

    12 mompreneur tips for thriving {not just surviving} during the holidays

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  • December 19, 2016
  • Holidays are such a special time to spend with family and friends. I love the lights, the traditions, the food, and the extra time at home with my loved ones. Yet, just because my kids get off from school, doesn’t mean my business stops – or even slows down. So I took to the experts…fellow […]

    “None of us are expected to be Super Mom”

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  • August 3, 2016
  • 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 […]

    “We’re on a mission to redefine what success, career and achievement mean for women”

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  • June 22, 2016
  • A few months ago I was casually perusing Facebook and came across a link to a new startup company for women called Werk. The first thing I read on their website nearly knocked my socks off: Work is not working for women. Exhaustion is not a status symbol. We can’t do it all or have it all in an […]

    Turning Thirty

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  • May 11, 2016
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    I spent the first summer after my freshman year at the University of San Diego in my college town instead of heading home for the break. My best friend from high school was supposed to come too, but got mono and had to head home earlier than expected. I spent several weeks alone before my college […]

    8 tips for working from home with kids

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  • April 28, 2016
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    Today is Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day. For one very special day, professional men and women are encouraged to parade their sweet darlings around the work place to expose them to interesting experiences, help them discover new careers and provide them an opportunity to share how they envision their futures. While far […]

    “It’s okay to do things for yourself”

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  • March 2, 2016
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    Q&A with Michelle Henderson I’ve only met Michelle Henderson in person once. She came to the February Femfessionals event after learning about our community from another member’s post on Instagram. Besides being gorgeous {jealous} and fit {double jealous}, she’s clearly a go-getter. One of the first things I learned about Michelle is that she simultaneously began a new […]