Are you a parent who longs to be at home when at work? Do you sometimes wish to be at work when at home? This blogs relates experiences with children to the development of problem solving, communication, and finding humor in all aspects of life.
As a mother to 2 small children, wife to a hardworking husband, and manager of a successful Marketing Operations team I've learned that lessons can be gained from my home life as well as work experience. These are my observations, takeaways, and words of advice for all working parents.
I appreciate hearing your questions, potential topics of interests, and own experiences.
My career has been one long improvisational act. Not one step has been carefully planned. I've always struggled with the requested 5-year plan. I've simply […]
I came downstairs and found the nightly news paused. There was a story that scared my kids and they didn’t want to hear anymore. It’s […]
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I have spent an insane amount of time at the soccer fields this spring. Between practices and games for my four […]
Last week I took my kids to Disney World for the first time. I had been there many times as a kid, and even my […]
I showed up a day early for my interview.
It’s true. 6 years ago I arrived at Cincom Systems’ front desk only to learn I had […]
My kids love to play “make believe”. Sometimes they’re Superheroes. Sometimes they’re ninjas. Sometimes they pretend they’re well behaved. Lately they’ve taken to “playing house”. […]
On Father’s Day children send a funny card or buy a silly tie for their dad. I find that I reflect on the incredible things […]
It’s been a particularly rainy last few weeks. While great for the flowers and trees, it’s created a serious case of cabin fever in my […]
This week my Daughter finished up Kindergarten. Because she’ll attend a different school for First Grade, her entire class took a field trip to visit […]
My son was in the midst of his nightly “get out of bed and bug the bejesus out of me” game. His bedtime routine borders […]
Kids are masters of misdirection and misalignment. At an early age they learn how to position parents against each other. They are experts […]
In 2014 the sporting goods industry, in the United States alone, was valued at more than 63 billion dollars. With the promise to run […]
Career Day was always a complicated day when I was growing up. Not because I didn’t have a career in mind, I was going […]
One of the hardest parts of growing up is experiencing your first heartbreak. We all remember that first “serious” relationship and we all remember […]
I’ve noticed a social trend where people have taken to writing letters. A retro behavior occurring on a modern channel.
A letter to my future […]