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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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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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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Let Mama Work It

FIVE WAYS TO GET MORE SLEEP No matter how bad-ass we are, we could all use a little more sleep every now and then. And bynow and then, I mean all the time. So, do you want to know how to fit more sleep into your time?There are five small steps you can start today […]

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The Corporate Mom Life

Do you love your career AND love being a mom? Do you feel like you’re rocking all things career and motherhood one day, and the next completely failing at all of it? You’re not alone. On a cold but sunny February afternoon in Waco, Texas – at none other than the mecca of all things […]

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‘Doing it all’ is overrated

The biggest question I used to, and still do get asked is, “how do you do it all? And make it look so easy?” I used to be the Mom who just shrugged off the question and mumbled something uncomfortably like, “I just get no sleep.” or, “oh, it’s really not that hard.” And I […]

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Until, Jude…

Have a third child. It’ll be fun, they said. Our third child has proven to us in more ways than we’d like to admit – that we are average, at best, at parenting. When we were raising our older two children we often marveled at how well-behaved, easy and manageable our children were; that because […]

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Well, crap!

I really try to keep it real. I’m a Mom. I work full-time. I have 3 kiddos. And self-deprecation is a virtue so lovingly bestowed on me by the simple fact I grew up in a home with more men than women – so from an early age I got used to getting over myself really […]

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The Struggle is Real.

Sometimes being a full-time working Mom sucks.  And sometimes there are great advantages. The balance between spending enough quality time with my kids – and actually being present for them, vs. spending time with them in general, is a constant struggle.  And for working Moms, the struggle is real.  Before I get too in the […]

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