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Why moms do too much for their kids

Lately, I’ve been battling an inner conflict. Part of me feels that I’m not doing enough for my kids. I’m not spending enough time with them. And, when I do, I’m usually doing something else at the same time. I don’t get to the park with my girls enough. I don’t spend enough time reading […]

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Advance your career with these 3 actions

Has motherhood squashed your professional ambition? Or do you feel like you are now more motivated to keep pushing toward your goals? A recent study that I shared on Facebook this past week, surveyed women – moms and those without children – to test their ambition levels. The result: 70% of moms aspire to reach […]

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How to let dad lead in parenting

This past weekend, Frank and six other dads chaperoned an epic sleepover for their daughters at our girls’ school. There were 21 girls in attendance all between the ages of 4 and 7 years old. For my girls, it was their first sleepover with their friends. I didn’t want them to miss out on the fun, […]

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Effective networking tips for working moms

Networking. It’s the one thing I just do not like to do. At least not the way business books, blogs and professional networkers tell us to do it. As an introvert, going to an event and meeting people, let alone talking to them conjures up the same levels of anxiety as someone who’s about to […]

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5 ways to support moms this Mother’s Day

Over the last few weeks, a good number of articles have been popping up in my social media feeds on the different classifications of moms. I had no idea what most of them were and there were some that infuriated me to know the group existed. There are even quizzes that will let you know […]

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3 mindhacks to crush self-doubt as a mama

A few weeks before welcoming Isabella to my life, I was happily working when it hit me: I was going to be a mother. Sure, it was a delayed, albeit curious reaction considering I knew, at least intellectually, that pregnancy led to a baby. But, it felt like a sucker punch, nonetheless. Yet, when the […]

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3 tell-tale signs that it’s time to quit your job

I’ve been accused of being a typical millennial on many occasions. For someone a few days out from entering her fourth decade, I always say thank you. But, then I always ask why. Here’s one of the reasons, so I’ve been told many times: I quit. A lot. I’ve only held two jobs for more […]

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4 tips to help working parents balance it all

If by any slim chance you had the slightest inkling that life with two working parents was going to be easy in any way, let me break it to you – it’s not. Not at all. Sure there’ll be days you two will think you’re rocking it all. You have to hold on to those […]

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Words to banish: How to stop undermining your worth

Words matter. We know this. Yet, many of us are guilty of using words that do us no favors. Words that express doubt in our abilities and reinforce stereotypes or tired cultural norms that no longer fit today’s society.  Don’t believe me? How many times did you say sorry today? Six years ago, I returned […]

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