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 […]

    When you feel like you’re falling behind

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  • April 19, 2017
  • Have you ever felt like everyone else is getting it right and you’re falling behind? I know I have. Sure, we can blame social media and its abundance of filtered depictions of “real life.” Don’t get me wrong, it certainly doesn’t squash these feelings of inadequacy. The truth is, I’ve been comparing myself to others long before […]

    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 […]

    “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
  • 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 […]

    “Be present as these moments go by fast”

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  • May 18, 2016
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    Q&A with Violette de Ayala Today’s a big day! Femfessionals Kansas City is celebrating it’s one year anniversary. While I couldn’t be more excited to recognize the amazing women {like her and her and her} who make our community great, it will also be bittersweet as I pass on the presidency in preparation for my upcoming move. My year […]

    “There was no guarantee that I would be successful, but I still took the risk”

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  • April 13, 2016
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    Q&A with Dede Palmer When I first met Dede Palmer, I immediately found myself admiring her confidence. Something about her truly says, “I’ve got this.” After learning more about her background as an accountant and complete 180 degree turn into the bridal industry, it became clear that any sense of accomplishment that Dede portrays is […]