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The Summer I Made Fetch Happen: Mistakes, Choices, and Making the Most of It

How making fetch happen at summer camp made for a funny story, and helpful career advice. Career development advice from a career coach, mom, and former camp counselor. #careeradvice #careerdevelopment #professionaldevelopment #career

The summer I made fetch happen? Well it was July 2004 at the loveliest little summer camp there ever was. My job as a camp counselor involved making friendship bracelets and telling each one of my campers that they were Read more…


Cover Letter Writing Tips from a Preschooler

Cover letter writing tips from a preschooler. Learn what pitfalls to avoid, and how to make your cover letter shine!

I’ve reviewed many cover letters in my day, both as a hiring manager and as a career coach. And nerd alert, I LOVE them.  I’m always actively rooting for the cover letter to just knock it out of the park Read more…


Made You Smile: A Reminder from Kids and Gymboree

Gymboree Made You Smile campaign

I’m excited to partner with Gymboree to put a smile on your face in support of the Gymboree Made You Smile campaign. This post contains affiliate links. See full disclosure for details. You know what kids are really awesome at? Read more…


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 Swimsuit

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 swimsuit Itsy Bitsy Teeny Weeny For many years I ventured onto the beach wearing Read more…


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