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
OK, ok. My blog strategy never included product reviews. I did the review thing with my old blog and decided when I took this one live, it was time to hang up the product review page. Then NESCAFE Dolce Gusto came along.
It was a regular day of tweeting when I tweeted about the kids heading back to school and me back to work. I used the hashtag #needcoffee and this happened… Continue reading
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 decided it was time for me to learn how to play the guitar. So I got a wild hair, bought the guitar and posted my declaration to learn how to play on my personal Facebook page. Continue reading
Being so close to the anniversary of my sister’s passing, I wanted to take this time in the blog-o-sphere to write about Ovarian Cancer. Continue reading
I am an avid reader of Working Mother magazine. I love it! From cooking to the board room, they offer so much valuable information for moms juggling the office, school and more.
It took me a week before I could actually sit down and read the latest edition of their magazine. I get the hard copy in the mail because I like to read while relaxing with a cup of coffee on the weekends. Continue reading
We’ve all had stress come and go. For some, it’s there all the time. It’s been a struggle the last few weeks. Between the kids, blog and work, things have been in overdrive busy.I even had a migraine which is unusual for me. It was the first one I’ve had in years. Not fun. It was stressed.
We see women out there doing it all and making it look so easy. I’m willing to bet they have their hit the wall moments as well. Continue reading
It’s National Sleep Awareness Week and I’m very aware that I’m not sleeping My little one had a cold and stayed up through the entire night Tuesday. She woke up multiple times during the night every night this week in fact. I went to work feeling like a zombie.
After talking with a few moms, I know I am not the only one functioning on a few hours of sleep a night. Moms with newborn babies often have it even worse. I find comfort in the fact that the sleepless nights as a result of a newborn or baby sleep habits eventually passes. In the meantime, what’s a mom to do? Continue reading
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 can still provide many gifts.
One gift was blogging. Because of the of the loss of my sister, I started my first blog Be Positive Mom®. That was the start of many twists, turns, ins and out in my life.
I came across a women who is known as SARK. She has a loyal community filled with those she inspires, but new to me. Continue reading