I came across a quote from Maya Angelou about how she defined success. It was in an article that included the definition of success from millionaires and billionaires. People often equate success with money and power but these people didn’t. Continue reading
Facebook. Some people love it and others hate it. As a marketer, I find the amount of information collected about each user fascinating. As a user, it seems really creepy. We still use it though and many are addicted to it.
Viewing Facebook is such a habit that many don’t realize how often they do it. The constant scrolling of the newsfeed, stalking of friends and burying the face in the phone. We’ve all done it. We’re so used to Facebook being a part of our lives that it’s shocking when someone doesn’t have a profile. Continue reading
The hubs and I had the opportunity to take a 5-day business related cruise to Cozumel. When I heard the news, I was so excited and at the same time, totally freaked out about the kids.
It’s not a new phrase, but it’s one that sometimes gets left behind when we feel overwhelmed.
At times I lose the gratitude and have a bad attitude, the kind that is not productive or positive. Continue reading
I started my first blog called Be Positive Mom® several years ago. I was late to the blogging game, but launched it for personal reasons. Blogging was and still is a way to journal my thoughts and experiences about being a working mom. Continue reading
My 7 Tips for Relocating with Kids included ways to stay sane and organized during a move.
The funny thing is I wrote that in the midst of packing, just before our state to state relocation.The insanity set in once we arrived at our new yet temporary digs. It was a pretty crazy. We survived.
I learned these tips as we explored our new town each day. Continue reading
My hubs and I worked on a relocation for a while. It was over five years actually.
I didn’t post too much about it because I really didn’t know if it would happen. Continue reading
I heard a recent grad talking about the pre-graduation overload and how her life would start once she graduated college. Continue reading
I attended FusionCon this year in Scottsdale, AZ and was amazed by the small business stories shared throughout the three day event. One successful business owner took center stage to tell his story about how he was able to turn his company around, starting with core values. Continue reading
On the heels of the Yahoo! work from home ban by Marissa Mayer, Sheryl Sandberg’s book Lean In was met with a hefty amount of backlash. In just under a month, gender roles and flexibility in the workplace came to the forefront. Debates flared and blogger keyboards burned up!
My first reaction to the book title was similar to most. The reality of leaning in more could certainly mean I’d fall over and hard. Who wants to lean in when you are already maxed out, right? Not the intended meaning of the title though. I started reading with both excitement and an open mind. Continue reading