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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When Bad Leaders Happen to Good People…

I’ll never forget that drive. That Saturday morning drive from my company’s office back home to my family. The drive I spent in silence as the discussion replayed over and over in my mind and each question tripped on the next, firing continuously through my synapses. I had relocated us for this? I had been […]

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we are our own worst enemy

  I love witnessing my own perspective and approach to life shift as I get older and spend more time experiencing life; learning new things and embracing new ideas. When I set out to write this post, it was several weeks ago and was born out of something I had experienced working an event for my […]

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#StandwithCara

14 years ago I represented my home state in the Miss America pageant.  It was a dream I’d had since I was a little girl; alongside becoming a United States Senator (something you couldn’t pay me to do now) and graduating college, becoming my state’s title holder and walking the Miss America stage was something […]

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Empty. Hollow.

September brings about reminders of change. Two years ago we were preparing for one of the biggest changes in our life – the addition of our third child.  We hadn’t really planned on having any more children, but then life circumstances afforded us the opportunity to reevaluate what was most important to us and that […]

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#metoo

If you asked most any woman what their #metoo moment was, you’d likely wait while they paused to mentally sort through the (often-time) instances where they’d been sexually harassed, inappropriately touched/grabbed or worse – assaulted.  I’ve spent 15+ years in a corporate environment and I have had conversations with more women than I’m comfortable writing down who have […]

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