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First Day Back to Work After Maternity Leave? Here’s Exactly What You’ll Need

Inside: The first day back to work after maternity leave coming up? It’s exciting, scary, sad – the whole kitten caboodle of emotions. Here’s how to get by as you return to work on day one! Tomorrow is my best friend’s first day back to work after maternity leave. I wrote this for her because…

Behind The Scenes of Professional Family Photos: The Funny, The Dangerous & The Beautiful

You know when you’re scrolling through Facebook and you come across someone’s beautiful professional family photos? The ones in which the whole family looks like super models made babies with angels and then each family member was given a candle to light their very soul from within? I really wanted my Home Team to have…

1 Simple Way to Overcome Impostor Syndrome

Inside: Overcoming impostor syndrome with one simple move! We’ve all heard the phrase “fake it ‘till you make it.” But what if the script was flipped so that you “fake it ‘till you become it”? That’s what social psychologist Dr. Amy Cuddy proposes as a solution to boost your confidence and overcome impostor syndrome. In…

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It’s Time to Embrace the One Piece Swimsuit and Dress for The Jobs We Want

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. And for this mom, that’s exactly the job I want. Itsy Bitsy Teeny Weeny For many years I ventured onto the beach wearing swimsuits that were really more “sitting suits.”…

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“Cry on the Way to the Podium” Level Brave

“Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the assessment that something else is more important than fear.” -Franklin D. Roosevelt A Lesson in Courage from a 2-Year-Old We’re supposed to teach our kids the important stuff. But all too often they end up teaching us, and leaving us feeling confused about our own…