It’s that time of year! Football season is here!

I’m already dizzy from the head-to-head combat – of course I’m talking about my husband and me.   

The minute pre-season games start, I bristle. My husband loses all sense of time and priorities when his precious Patriots are on the screen. Need to have a family discussion? Not happening. Chores to be done?Only […]

4 Steps to Getting Anything You Want – by Traci Shafer Bild

2013 has been an amazing year for me. My Company, Bild & Company landed on Inc. Magazines 500/5000 fastest growing private companies in America, the Florida Fast 100 (growing companies), I was featured in Real Simple Magazine for an article on mentoring and most exciting, I signed with a book agent, Linda Konner Literary […]

Lessons in Grief

“Sincerity” by

Last night I held my son as he wailed and screamed and cried and eventually whimpered. After eight months he has begun to actively grieve my mom, his grandmother.

My siblings and I started the process of clearing out my mom’s things this week and my son asked to be […]

Finding You, Amidst All the Noise

The other day I was rushing here and there (even though I had committed to honoring the much slower pace I had cultivated this holiday season.)   Amidst all that bustle, I suddenly realized I was running on autopilot again.

I wasn’t savoring my first morning coffee.  I wasn’t taking a few moments each day […]

5 things You Can Do In 10 minutes or Less to Boost Your Business

By Guest Blogger Stacy Stevens

“It’s not enough to be busy, so are the ants. The question is, what are we busy about?” –  Henry David Thoreau

When I chose to begin working from home, I thought, “Sweet! I will finally get to see my boys, spend time with them and really enjoy motherhood! […]

Failure is not an option. My Child’s Happiness Is.

By Heather Chauvin

“What if they blame me for his anxiety, lack of focus and poor self esteem?”“What if I could have solved this problem myself?”“What if they judge me?”

As a parent I have had ALL of these thoughts and more when it came to getting the RIGHT support for my son when […]

I am not Malala. But I hope one day I am.

Early this week Malala Yousafzai was gunned down by Taliban soldiers simply because she stood up for her right to be educated.  She was 14 years old. 

Yesterday, Angelina Jolie recounted her family’s reaction to the story.  Jolie’s children were confused and scared.  Right now girls in Pakistan are standing together to show […]

Are You Stuck in a Cycle of CRY-EAT-REPEAT?

By Mom Gets A Life Expert Lin Eleoff

Honoring our bodies means honoring our feelings. When we try to push away an emotion by stuffing it down with food, we are actually dissing our bodies… telling it that its feelings don’t matter.

Is that any way to treat someone we’re supposed to love?

We […]

You Don’t Need to Get it Right All of the Time

I’m getting ready to launch my first conference.  (You can see details here: This is unchartered territory for me.

It is scary.  The potential for failure on a micro and macro level is real. 

This week I was speaking with a group of women entrepreneurs about living life from a place of fear […]

Confessions of a Pole Dancing Instructor

By Joni Lowe

I LOVE being a Mom.  I’m so very truly grateful I was able to be a stay at home Mom during the toddler years.  I was SUPER MOMMY going on play dates, going to story time at the library, going to the playgrounds to swing, etc..  Everything was going really well, […]