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5 Reasons It’s Totally Okay To Cry Over Spilled Milk

5 reasons it's okay to cry over spilled milk.

Sometimes Spilled Milk Is Kind of a Big Deal   The saying goes “there’s no use crying over spilled milk.” It’s not supposed to be taken literally, I get that. But I really think we need a better saying to Read more…


The 5 Stages of Yard Sale Grief

5 Stages of Yard Sale Grief

“You know what could be fun and not at all awful? Let’s have a yard sale!”   Apparently I haven’t seen enough memes and tweets about the royal pain in the rear that are yard sales to deter my enthusiasm Read more…


Sleep When I’m Dead: Big Kid Bed The Sequel

Losing sleep can take it's toll, but it can also lead to some laughs. So I guess I'll sleep when I'm dead.

Dear Sleep, Both Kids are in Beds Now. I’ll See Ya When I See Ya.   My dear, sweet, angel 2 year old has developed an adorable new habit – getting out of her bed 1.5 million times a night. 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…


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…


Embracing the One Piece Swimsuit

One piece bathing suits for moms

Some Unexpected Career & Life Lessons from Ladies’ Swimwear   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 Read more…


Rule Breaking in the Rain: Why It Pays to Break the Rules

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…


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