Pause Before Change

As working moms, we’re all busy. Our lives pull us in all different directions every day. Some days we have it together and we shine and some days we barely hold on. We go from one thing to another to keep all the plates spinning at the same time. And with the...

Working Moms & Change

It’s a chilly day in Austin. I know in other places around the US the leaves have started changing colors and the morning air is crisp (it’s even snowed in Colorado already). I always feel like change is in the air on these kinds of days and during this season. I have...

Be Intentional with Your Time

School has been in session for a month or longer for most kids. And as the seasons start to change, working moms are making changes so they can hit their stride for the school year. (Need help on your morning routine? My blog on my morning routine during the school...

Mentors, Sponsors & Mompreneurs (Part II)

Last week in Part I, I covered the importance of mentors and sponsors for working moms who work for a business, big or small. In Part II, I’ll talk about the importance of these roles when you’re an entrepreneur and a mom – a mompreneur. As a working mom, you’re...

Setting Professional Intentions

I recently met with one of my mentors for coffee; we meet a few times a year to check in. He shared a bit about his own life changes of late and I was reminded about something he has done every year for years. I found out about this when he was my manager, more than 7...

Overcoming Everyday Obstacles as a Working Mom

As a working mom, summer can be hard. In fact, this summer I felt like I was continually stopping and starting. My plan was to have the boys in summer camp, so that we could spend afternoons hanging out at the pool or going to fun places. I wanted to enjoy this summer...

Networking Where You Are

You can find many articles on networking. They’re often about how to rock a networking event, which is important. Here’s the thing. As a working mom, how many networking events can you fit into your busy life, how many networking events, big or small, can you fit in...