Finding Significance in the Small

Finding Significance in the Small

The news scrolled across my newsfeed like a flashing theater marquee. Three friends from high school were being honored with our high school’s young alumnus award. Instantly, my stomach dropped out from its rightful place in my abdomen, where a gnawing pit replaced...

Returning to Work After Maternity Leave

Even though it’s been more than two years since I returned to work following the birth of our second (and last) child, it’s still so fresh in my mind. When my sister-in-law reached out to ask if I had any tips as she gets ready to make her own transition for the first...

Walk Away the Workday

“50 is the new 40,” “Blush is the new neutral,” “This is the new that” is very trendy. We do our best to make people feel younger and in style. But the “this is the new that” trend has taken a nasty turn. I heard it the other day: “Sitting is the new smoking!” How is...

Finding Balance in a Do It All World

There is a REAL struggle to have it all. Be it all. Do it all. No matter how good I become at suppressing these aching thoughts and emotions, they always seem to creep back, winding their way into my brain through unsuspecting venues. We’ve all heard the warnings of...

So You Want to Be the Boss?

So you want to be the boss? At some point or another, everyone dreams of leaving his or her job and becoming the person in charge. Maybe you are tired of doing seemingly ridiculous tasks, or you want the freedom to dictate the hours you work. If you were Queen for a...