How to Listen to Your Life

I have a thing about twins. I’ve always had a spot in my heart for them, and so, years ago, when I read author Emily P Freeman’s first book and got to the part where she is surprised to find herself pregnant with twins it pretty much sealed the deal for me. I already loved […]


Announcing: The Work By Design Summit!

And…it’s here! I’ve been hinting at a big project I’ve been working on over the past few months, and today is the day. We’re opening the doors so you can get your tickets to this crazy amazing FREE event, which starts in just 8 days. Get your FREE ticket today. Here’s what you need to […]


Work Less and Do More Than You Think

The past two weeks, it’s felt like I’ve been doing a whole lot of not doing much. I’ve been sick, my daughter has been sick, we’ve had family staying with us, and with winter approaching I’m already feeling the all-around energy lulls that seem to make any task take longer when there’s a wind chill. […]

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Designing Woman {Guest Post}

Twenty-two years ago this month, Rwanda was embroiled in a 100-day genocide that resulted in an estimated 800,000 deaths. But once the mayhem subsided, women like Jacqueline Mukacyemayire were able to rise from the ashes. Here’s how: She can sew a dress overnight. I can’t thread a needle. She is self-employed. I work for a […]


Who Created Your Mess?

                      My daughter, nearly two, does a thing. There are many things she does, naturally, but there is this one that I want to talk about today. It relates to her genetics, of course, and her personality, and the fuel (read: lily-white pasta) that she […]

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When Banning Busy Isn’t Relevant

I’ve had a super busy two weeks in Europe and the Middle East. The kind of busy that takes my breath away and certainly not the type of busy I regularly live out in my daily life. Interestingly, though, this busy hasn’t left me limp on the floor gasping for some calming essential oils. Instead, […]

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How to Have a Hard Conversation

This month I had a couple hard conversations. They were not fun, and not something I looked forward to with great joy. Instead, as the hours ticked down to their kick-off time I was mostly shaking in my flip-flops and desperately trying to distract myself with any and all online nonsense to stop thinking about […]

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