• 9 Tips on How to Survive as a Working Mom

    I’m currently sitting on my balcony at the Cosmopolitan hotel in Las Vegas, listening to the sounds of construction and watching the sun rise on the Bellagio hotel. I am here to speak at a conference for work, and it’s the longest time I will be away from my daughter since she’s been born. I have

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  • The Benefits of Working for Someone Else

    We live in an age of Do It Yourself. We love creating. We can’t get enough. Blame it on the bloggers, the Pinterest pinners, whomever, we love making our own fill in the blank. This Do it Yourself mantra has crept into so many parts of our society, even the workplace. I read about more and

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  • How to Make Money Doing What you Love

    Happy Wednesday, my friends! I’m very excited to be a part of the blog lovin’ tour for the new book, The Declaration of You, written by Michelle Ward and Jessica Swift. For two months this summer, bloggers are tackling different topics as it relates to living a creative and fulfilling life, and this week’s theme is

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  • Little Life Lessons: You Never Know Until You Ask

    Courage is my word for 2013. At first I thought it was kind of silly to choose a word of the year, but I’ve been surprised at how often that word has come to mind when I approach something I’m fearful about or hesitant towards. And it’s surprising how more intentionally courageous I’ve been so

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  • My New BFF: The Timer

    I think I have ADD. I’ll start on a short project, like doing laundry, and thirty minutes later find myself scrolling through Instagram leaning against an empty washing machine next to my pile of dirty clothes. It’s also a bad habit at work. I’ll set out to work on a project and then I get

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  • Last Day

    I always get a little sentimental about change. I was that girl who cried at my middle school graduation. And got a little misty eyed in college when the semester ended and my roommates — the girls I spent every waking day with — scattered to their own summer plans. And any move, even an

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  • I Quit My Job This Week

    That’s right — things are changing a little around here. I accepted another job on Monday, end my current position a week from today, and I start my new job August 13. It was a really, really hard decision to make. I wasn’t really looking for another job, but for the past few months I’ve

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  • Dream Job Details

    Thank you for all of the congratulations on here and twitter. You all are the best! It does seem like I’ve got good news after good news… but rest assured this is two years in the making.  I cannot believe of all the applicants they chose me! I feel humbled. :) On to the job

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