November 22, 2017

How to Not Lose Your S**t With Your Kids

Being a parent is hard work. Besides the physical exhaustion that accompanies keeping them alive (the constant eating!) our hearts, souls and feelers can get a bit beat up, too. I aspire to be a kind, compassionate mother who patiently listens to her children when they’re struggling. I want to listen with my ears and my heart because being a kid is hard work, too. I want to help them know that whatever they’re feeling […]
August 3, 2017

How to Become More Creative (And Why You Should Even Care)

I recently had a session with one of my “woo-woo” friends to discuss some of the blocks I felt like I was experiencing in my life and my business. (It’s OK. I can call her that. She knows I call her that.) At one point in the session she asked me, “What are you doing to bring play into your world?” I was a bit taken aback. For me, “play” always kind of had this […]
June 8, 2017

The One Thing We Keep Missing About Millennials

“Kids these days.” “None of them have any work ethic.” “I’m worried for our future.” Have you ever heard any of these phrases uttered about the youngest generation, typically referred to as Millennials? Have you maybe even uttered them aloud yourself? I’m pretty sure I just said something in a similar vein to a friend I was visiting with at the pool last weekend. Shame on me. It’s easy to point out what the up and […]
May 18, 2017

How Not to Convey Empathy

In today’s video post, I share a quick interaction with my mother when she reminded me of the danger of this simple phrase that we all too commonly say when trying to convey empathy.