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And Life Goes On

You know how complicated life can be, so I hope you’ll understand my belated open letter to you about why this blog has been so quiet over the past year or so. I’m still here, and I’m so glad you are too. I hope life has been treating you well. Have you ever gone through […]

Continue Reading By on December 27, 2016 in family, life, self care, women

Community & Messaging Matters at #ShiftCon Eco-Wellness Social Media Conference

Wherever you grew up, wherever you call home, there must be some sense of community, isn’t there?  Not that everyone thinks or looks alike.  Hopefully, your life has been richer because of diversity.  Yet, there are some things everyone in your community may have in common. Social media can create a similar sense of virtual […]

Continue Reading By on October 29, 2014 in blogging, health, life, safer chemicals

STRONG, not scared: Empowering Women to Speak Up

Do you define yourself by the expectations and approval of others?  Do you make decisions based on risk avoidance or embrace life’s challenges?  Two keynote speakers at the Type A Parent Conference in Atlanta recently shared their leadership styles to motivate the rest of us outside our comfort zones. The opening keynote was by Amber […]

Continue Reading By on October 17, 2013 in life, Uncategorized, women

Big Names and Big Talk at BlogHer13 in Chicago: Sandberg, Kawasaki, Zuckerberg and more

Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg Chatting with Bloggers after her Interview at BlogHer13 in Chicago When Facebook’s Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg announced to the large convention room full of bloggers that she’d sold a million copies of her book Lean In, I was glad one of those was back on my desk at home. Unlike some […]

Continue Reading By on August 7, 2013 in children’s books, family, life, success, women, work-life balance