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Don’t Forget To Say Thank You: An Author’s Advice on Finding the Sweet Spot

Don't Forget To Say Thank You Lindsay Schlegel

Recently I had the great privilege of reading an advanced copy of Lindsay Schlegel’s new book – Don’t Forget To Say Thank You: And Other Parenting Lessons That Brought Me Closer to God. I’m currently anxiously awaiting the release date, August Read more…


SOAR Me Out to the Ball Game: Useful Interviewing Tips from a Ridiculous Story

Learn the SOAR method for behavioral interviews. Interviewing tips with a funny parenting twist!

The next time anyone asks me about my proudest athletic achievement, I know I’ll refer back to the great baseball park bathroom race of 2018. I could probably use the same story in an interview to highlight negotiation skills and Read more…


6 Storytelling Podcasts That Will Make You Forget About TV

Podcast recommendations

Do you like TV? How about pizza, air, and happiness? Oh really – you do? How odd that we are so similar! Now, do you like TV but would be open to substituting your TV watching habit with storytelling podcasts Read more…


Embracing the One Piece Bathing Suit

One piece bathing suits for moms

In the business of finance, you have the three piece suit. In the business of chasing small children around a beach, you have the one piece bathing suit. Itsy Bitsy Teeny Weeny For many years I ventured onto the beach Read more…


Rule Breaking in the Rain

Sometimes we need to break the rules to really experience our lives.

Fair warning, this will be the second time in three months that I’ll reference lip syncing to Coolio on this blog and then somehow tie it into a life lesson. #sorrynotsorry   Hip Hopping in the Rain The year – Read more…


What Does “Having It All” Mean To You?

What does it mean to have it all as a working mom? And are we too busy having it all to determine if the all we are striving towards is really what we want? Use the 100 jobs career development tool to help you figure out what you want to be when you grow up.

If there is one phrase mothers across America are SO done with it’s “Can I have another snack?” If there are TWO phrases mothers across America are SO done with the other one would be “having it all.” I’ve struggled Read more…


I Want To See You Be Brave

A lesson in being brave, from a two year old who loves The Little Gym

“Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the assessment that something else is more important than fear.” -Franklin D. Roosevelt We’re supposed to teach our kids the important stuff. But all too often they end up teaching us, Read more…