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Working Moms Should Watch This Show

If You're a Working Mom, You Need to Watch this Show

The one upside to being laid up with the Bubonic Plague Part II is that you’re forced to sit down during the day. This is decidedly NOT part of the normal routine, so I fully took advantage of my 101-degree fever and static state last week to binge on Netflix.

life lately

Life Lately

It’s been a while since I did a roundup on what’s going on around here, so I thought I’d do a little update on what’s going on in my life lately and share some other things I’m doing and loving.

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The Best Kind of Mom Friends

Isn’t it the best when you connect with other mom friends you can share those candid moments of motherhood with? You know which moments I’m talking about–the imperfect ones.

Where I'm Headed in 2019

Where I'm Headed in 2019

I kind of hate resolutions. There’s this implication that what we are isn’t enough–that we need to be improved upon in some intangible way.

What a PR Expert Taught Me About Dealing with Problems

Are you anything like me, and find yourself experiencing Foot-in-Mouth Syndrome at least once daily? You know the scenario: You say something without putting it through a filter first, then spend the next five minutes asking yourself on loop, “Dear GOD, why did I just say that? I’m a real idiot.”

No More Couch Blankets (and Other Resolutions for 2019)

It’s hard for me to be too deliberate about New Years’s resolutions and all, what with the general and total lack of control I feel in my life (JOKE! …Kind of.), but when I get down to brass tacks I start to realize that I am in dire need of improvement in certain areas of my life–namely organization–and what better time to start pretending I’m someone else than at the start of the new year… amiright?!

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Just Wondering: What Would You Want a New Mom to Know?

Everywhere, we see new mothers. At the store, newborns snugged into carriers, their tiny, soft faces wilted into their mothers’ chests. In strollers, snugged and bundled against the cold, tiny eyes peeking out from under hats. Everywhere and always, heart-wrenchingly adorable.

Why You Need to Follow Your Heart

Why You Need to Follow Your Heart

It feels like I’ve told the story about why I quit my job in television news countless times, and I’m always a bit surprised by how frequently the question comes up not only in interviews I’ve done with other people, but also in day-to-day conversations with friends or other people I meet. Why? they ask. Why would you leave a job you worked so hard to get, and one you so thoroughly enjoyed?

Speeding Toward the Big Stuff

There is no other way to describe this past Friday than messy. I don’t mean that in a figurative sense, but in a very literal sense. Specifically, it was bloody.