Happy New Year 2014

Happy New Year!  I hope that 2014 is off to a great start!   Instead of a resolution, I decided to have a theme for 2014: practicing kindness towards myself.  I talk more about here and how I am trying to get more sleep instead of pushing myself as hard as I did in 2013. … Continue reading

Live in the D

In case you missed it, I made my first live appearance on TV!  I was on the mom panel talking about parenting topics on Live in the D, a show on Local 4 in Detroit, Michigan.   I was pretty nervous since I had never been on TV before.  I talk about my fears here.  … Continue reading

Bedtime Math and Dinosaur Hill Nature Preserve

Math is not my strong suit.  I was always overwhelmed with story problems and almost didn’t graduate from college because of Algebra II (wow, it feels good to get that off my chest).  I do not want the same for my daughter.  So imagine my sadness when, at the tender age of 7, she does … Continue reading

My Thoughts on BlogHer13, Lean In, and August

I recently attended BlogHer13 and had an amazing time!  I learned a lot about blogging and social media, which was to be expected from one of the largest blogging conferences.  But I also learned a lot about how to empower myself thanks to Sheryl Sandberg’s keynote speaker and participating in a Lean In Circle. I … Continue reading

Picking Up Where I Left Off

It has been awhile since I posted on here.  What can I say – time has gotten away from me. I got a new job teaching at social media strategy at a local business college. We moved. I picked up some more freelance work. Now it is summer.  And anyone who stays home/works out of … Continue reading