Book Review: The Berenstain Bears’ Moving Day

Relocating with kids is quite an adventure. In the middle of coordinating, packing and preparing for our move, I came across The Berenstain Bears’ Moving Day. I thought it’d be a great book to help the kids better understand all the things happening around them. We were in the middle of packing the Cool BoxContinue reading “Book Review: The Berenstain Bears’ Moving Day”

Book Review: Lean In… You won’t fall over

On the heels of the Yahoo! work from the 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 bookContinue reading “Book Review: Lean In… You won’t fall over”

Book Review: Children’s Book Tour with Ripple’s Effect!

Have you ever noticed what a difference a smile makes? You know when you see someone walking along with no expression and a simple smile may brighten his or her day. It has a ripple effect. I was asked to join the blog tour for a new children’s book titled Ripple’s Effect and was beyondContinue reading “Book Review: Children’s Book Tour with Ripple’s Effect!”

Book Review: How Do Dinosaurs Say Goodnight?

It’s been a while since my last book review and even longer since I reviewed a children’s book. We read this book so many times the kids had it memorized. It’s still one of the faves. How Do Dinosaurs Say Goodnight? Written by: Jane Yolen With a few lines on each page, this children’s bookContinue reading “Book Review: How Do Dinosaurs Say Goodnight?”

Book Review: Escape From Cubicle Nation

Are you in the land of cubes and ready to escape?  Pamela Slim sure was. I read her 2010 book Escape from Cubicle Nation: From Corporate Prisoner to Thriving Entrepreneur a couple times. The cover with the people looking over the cube walls is pretty funny and so are her references to the corporate satire OfficeContinue reading “Book Review: Escape From Cubicle Nation”

Book Review: SARK’s Glad No Matter What

When my sister passed away, things were very foggy. It lasted for a couple of years in fact. It was the grieving process that I didn’t expect or understand at the time. As that fog lifted, I realized that although I lost a very special person in my life sometimes a life changing event canContinue reading “Book Review: SARK’s Glad No Matter What”

Book Review: Working Mom Survival Guide

When you are a working mom, each day can bring you joy, sadness, frustration, excitement, overwhelm and just plain stress. We all have good days and the days we just want to be over. With over 72% of moms in the U.S. working full-time or part-time, we are bound to have some tips and adviceContinue reading “Book Review: Working Mom Survival Guide”

Book Review: Big Fat Lies Women Tell Themselves

It’s not often that I come across a book that I want to read beginning to end and back again. You know the kind you can’t put down. I just finished one of those books. Big Fat Lies Women Tell Themselves: Ditch Your Inner Critic and Wake Up Your Inner Superstar Written by: Amy AhlersContinue reading “Book Review: Big Fat Lies Women Tell Themselves”

Book Review: Chicken Soup for the Working Mom’s Soul

I remember after graduating college and embarking on my corporate journey, I picked up the 1st edition of Chicken Soup For The Soul. I was going through some major life changes and entering the corporate world was one of them. Coming from the retail industry, corporate was a big shock to my  system. With overContinue reading “Book Review: Chicken Soup for the Working Mom’s Soul”

Book Review: What Happy Working Mothers Know

I am very excited to share What Happy Working Mothers Know with you! It’s on the New York Times Bestseller list so it’s not a best kept secret and it shouldn’t be. I came across it when I was searching for working mom resources. It includes a review of new findings in positive psychology and itsContinue reading “Book Review: What Happy Working Mothers Know”