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Conditions of Satisfaction—How, When, and Why to Say No

24 July

We mompreneurs, as we’re working hard to grow and develop our businesses, can sometimes slip into a pattern of saying yes to things that really don’t serve or work for us. In fact, we may even find ourselves signing clients or accepting projects that flat-out stress, drain, or overwhelm us… which can’t be good for […]

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Why Your Kids Need to Have Chores

10 July

We have a theme going this month—hopefully helping you get your kids lined up and organized for the summer. This includes schedules, chores, and hopefully imposing a little order on how your days go this summer. Typically, summer is a time of fly by the seat of your pants improvisation for moms and kids alike. […]

Time Management Tips for Mompreneurs

19 February

If you—like I do—sometimes feel that you’re only barely managing to juggle motherhood and all the ins and outs of running a business, then it’s time to take a good, hard look at how you spend your time. Especially on the cusp of 2015, after the frenzy and chaos of the holidays, the following are […]

The Definition Of Insanity

14 October

“Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.” ~Albert Einstein   Sounds simple enough. Even if it’s not completely insane, I think we can all agree that doing the same thing over and over again and expecting something different is at the very least… well, not very bright, right? […]

In The Zone: The Comfort Zone

14 March

Today I want to talk with you just a little bit about when being comfortable may be holding you back from being really successful.  Now it’s perfectly natural for us, as mompreneurs—women who have essentially signed up for two full time plus overtime occupations—to naturally gravitate toward what’s easiest for us.  It’s a way of […]

Sanity-Savers For Mompreneurs With Day Jobs

22 February

Mom, business owner… day job?  When you’re CEO (Chief Everything Officer) of your business, sometimes this is what your startup company looks like.  But you know the old adage, “It’s hard work but somebody’s got to do it!”  So if you’re a mompreneur who is dedicated to putting your family first, starting your own business, […]

F-Words Mompreneurs Love

10 February

When you say to me wine, I already start relaxing.  When you say girls’ night out, I feel excited.  When you say taxes… But again, they’re just words, right?  And yet words can actually have a lot of power over us.  Well, today we’re going to talk about F-words.  Yes, you heard me right.  F-words—some […]

When I Grow Up, I Want to Be Sheryl Sandberg

27 March

I have been working with some other moms at my fifth-grader’s school on a memory book that each of our fifth-graders will take with them when they leave elementary school and move onto middle school. One of the questions the kids are asked for this book is “Who is your hero?” Who Is Your Hero? […]