Why Patience Pays Off For Overachieving Moms Who Want To “Have It All”

There is much talk these days about whether women can “have it all” or should want to “have it all” or are given the right resources by society to “have it all” or are forced to accept certain career compromises in order to “have it all.” For 14 years, I have felt like I “have it all” —… Read More Why Patience Pays Off For Overachieving Moms Who Want To “Have It All”

What would you do if a cashier gave you an extra $20 bill by mistake? Would it matter if your kids were there?

I counted again. She gave me back my $100. She didn’t charge me the $20 she was supposed to. My son was standing nearby… As is the case for a lot of people, money is tight in our household and $20 is a lot of money to me. … Read More What would you do if a cashier gave you an extra $20 bill by mistake? Would it matter if your kids were there?

How I Maintain the Career I Love While Still Being a Stay-At-Home Mom

Many of us have come to think of the term “stay-at-home mom” as the description of a woman who does not work and devotes all her time and energy to her children and her home (and hopefully her husband, too, if she wants to keep her marriage strong!). I think this is a wonderful pursuit… Read More How I Maintain the Career I Love While Still Being a Stay-At-Home Mom

First Steps To Success For An Over Achieving Mom: How You Can Let Go Enough To Get The One Thing You Need Most

December 5, 2014 Well I did it! I took on the biggest problem in my life, the one dragging me down, causing me stress, sucking away my fulfillment, and I turned it upside down. I didn’t completely solve it, but I got rid of the problem. I moved. My problem was a house full of… Read More First Steps To Success For An Over Achieving Mom: How You Can Let Go Enough To Get The One Thing You Need Most