Career · Life

7 tips for success you can learn from Chip and Joanna Gains from Fixer Upper

Recently I’ve been thinking a lot about what makes certain people more successful and fulfilled in their careers and personal lives than others.  The combination of intelligence, hard work, natural ability, and luck have often been recognized as the four pillars of success.  Why is it, then, that so many people who seemingly have these… Continue reading 7 tips for success you can learn from Chip and Joanna Gains from Fixer Upper

Career · Life

4 great blogs to boost your financial I.Q.

One of my goals for 2017 is to read more and learn more.  I’ve been slowly churning my way through parenting and business books, but I also enjoy being able to read shorter articles on a daily basis.  I often pick up a few pearls of wisdom from shorter pieces that I can put to immediate… Continue reading 4 great blogs to boost your financial I.Q.

Career · Motherhood

The best networking tip I learned from my 18-month-old

When I was pregnant with my second son, several people warned me that the new baby may be overshadowed by his big brother, who was a cute toddler with a magnetic personality.  As though it was a self-fulfilling prophecy, for the first 18 months of my younger son’s life, he was out-shined by his charismatic older brother.  As a baby,… Continue reading The best networking tip I learned from my 18-month-old

Career · Motherhood

5 best child care options: pros and cons

Finding quality and reliable child care is one of the most stressful and daunting tasks for working moms.  You are essentially trying to find someone to not only keep you child safe and well cared for, but also to provide a high level of attentiveness, enrichment, and affection.  Essentially you are looking for the best possible substitute for you being… Continue reading 5 best child care options: pros and cons

Career · Life

How to achieve your new year’s resolutions

By the end of February, most people’s new year resolutions have either been long forgotten or fallen to the wayside.  Case in point, the yoga studio I go to was bustling with newcomers in January, to the point where I couldn’t outstretch my arms for fear of poking somebody.  Luckily for me, the number of… Continue reading How to achieve your new year’s resolutions

Career

Career development and advancement for the working mom

There is so much pressure today for women to “have it all.”  We want to have the perfect career with the perfect kids and the perfect house.  Everyone we know is posting Instagram-worthy pictures showing their seemingly wonderful lives.  The truth is that it’s very hard to be a working parent.  You’re constantly trying to… Continue reading Career development and advancement for the working mom

Career · Style

Career mom’s guide to dressing stylishly for work

It is definitely a challenge for me to get ready in the morning while trying to get the kids ready at the same time.  Because my husband has to leave for work an hour earlier than I do, I end up being the parent in charge of changing, dressing, and feeding the kids.   If… Continue reading Career mom’s guide to dressing stylishly for work