How We Grow and Change in Motherhood, Career, and Life

I never contemplated not working. I probably contemplated not having kids more than not working. I graduated from Business school in 2005 and have worked pretty steady in corporate roles since that time. When I was in university, I used to imagine myself hurrying down a crowded downtown street with a laptop bag over one […]

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THE INFERTILITY CLUB

 I always wanted a big family. I am an only child so I always told myself I would have 2 or 3 kids so we can fill the house with chaos and love… While I never wanted to be married young I never thought twice about my life not going in the direction my dreams […]

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Managing Motherhood

When I started this blog – I was at a point in my career journey where I was dealing with a lot of challenges and difficult moments, moments I’d never experienced before. Ultimately they laid the path for this blog to become a reality, and writing about my journey of being a mom in the […]

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SHAME and GUILT in Motherhood

I was never one to get ‘baby fever’ or even know when it was a good time to have a baby. My husband and I knew we wanted to have a family. We were not sure when it would be a good time to start trying. Who is ever financially ready to start a family? […]

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Self-Growth Journey

When I got pregnant, the planning of becoming a mother started. The baby shower, nursery, car and everything in between was a well-planned out fun activity. I even took a Lamaze class to plan for the birth because that was the toughest part, right? At least I thought that. So I did everything I could […]

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Finding Confidence, Peace, And Joy in Working Motherhood

Where do you stand on the line of working mom guilt vs. owning being a working mama and loving it? If I’m being honest, I’ve bounced back and forth ever since the day my first child was born! After maternity leave, it was only two weeks into being back at work and I was spending […]

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Who Says You Can’t Have It All?

I have a secret for you, corporate moms, you can have it all. Actually, that’s not the secret at all. The secret is in the HOW. You can have it all because you get to define what “it all” means. Spoiler alert- what “it all” is – how you define that – that it is […]

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The Show Must Go On

In the craziness of our life recently with back to school for all 3 kiddos while balancing work from home and in the field time – and developing the Managing Motherhood series each week, I am behind on some of our family’s big moments this summer. Our theatre loving, song writing and singing little actress […]

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The Email That Saved My Motherhood

Question for you. Have you ever felt a bit lonely, despite the fact that you literally NEVER have a minute alone?! When I first became a mom, this was literally my story. EVERY DAY. Despite never having a minute to myself and constantly being touched, poked, and prodded by a 1-year old, I felt lonely. […]

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Finding My Motherhood Identity – And Letting Go Of Perfection

If I start back at the beginning – back to high school Kelli – I was a teenager that did not obsess over marriage and having babies. I was pretty convinced that I was not the maternal type. When a new baby made its way into the world in my family, my cousins would often […]

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