Being intentional during the holidays

I love the holiday season. But no matter which holiday(s) you celebrate, it’s easy to become overwhelmed this time of year. And it seems easy to feel the rush and get carried away with it all instead of thinking through what you want the season to look like. I confess...

Gratitude for the Mompowerment Tribe

Writing a book isn’t easy. I’m not saying that so that I get pats on the back. I’m being honest. If you want to write a book, it takes effort. Interviewing more than 100 women to get the research for the book took me three and a half years. That is a lot of time....

How Boundaries at Work Help During the Holidays

It’s holiday time and you want to be with family. And the office has emailed, called or texted 5 times and you’ve only be out of the office 2 days. Can’t they figure it out on their own? Your client keeps trying to contact you and your out of office is turned on. Is...

Tips for moms on dealing with holiday stress

The list for Thanksgiving lunch at our younger son’s school was out. It’s a potluck and I signed up to bring drinks. I’m usually the one who takes a homemade dessert and I decided that was not going to happen this year. It’s a busy moment for me with work stuff and...