Mother’s Day is nearly here. I know the question is coming: “What do you want for Mother’s Day?” Honestly, I don’t want much. I know I want some special time with my people. Maybe go out to brunch or do a little shopping. I also plan to ask for a little ‘Me Time’ for Mother’s … Read more
From the Heart
Stories and perspective on managing midlife. If you are overwhelmed and over 40, this is for you.
You know what we need? More mom-friendly jobs. Like, the kind that are cool about you staying home with a sick child. Or encouraging to attend little Billy’s school program in the middle of the day. Supervisors that didn’t silently judge you when you left the office right at 5 p.m. (Because sometimes you JUST … Read more
Girl drama. I hoped we could avoid it. We actually made it a little more than halfway through fourth grade before it slapped us right in the face. And let me tell you: it stung. But, it also taught me about how to handle girl drama and teaching accountability.
From an early age, I’ve been … Read more
So this is the 40’s, huh? I’m not sure what I expected, but I didn’t expect this. Not only do I gain weight easily, but I’m more and more tempted to put my workouts on the back burner. The fact is, my workouts are getting harder to do. But I won’t let it stop me.… Read more
Today in the school drop-off line, I noticed the dressed-up-for-work moms. It took me back to my rushed mornings and my days of the Starbucks drive-thru with my boss. And I realized something. Sometimes, I miss work.
It’s been almost one year since I resigned from corporate life. I do miss some things about work. … Read more
Breathe and Reboot defines my life; it’s my process; my mantra.
You see, for years, I struggled. I struggled with balance. Struggled with weight. And with work. Also, parenting. I struggled to keep my house clean, with my child’s homework, with staying on top of the laundry, remembering to pay the bills and what to … Read more