I boarded the airplane behind my seven year old daughter and three year old son toting three suitcases, two backpacks and my Coach handbag when the bemused flight attendant looked at me and asked, "How did you become the family sherpa?"
Last week I made one of the most difficult decisions of my career: I turned down the opportunity to co-chair a national conference for senior professionals in my field.
Last year, my husband and I had the pleasure of hearing Bob Goff speak at our church and he said something that really resonated with me. He said that he was a terrible evangelist because he believes that God saves people, we don't save people; our job is just to love everyone. I am not… Continue reading Happy Easter
One trait common to all working moms: we have too many things to do and too little time to do them in. We are over-committed, over-scheduled and over-whelmed. In her book, Too Blessed to be Stressed, Debora Coty suggests that maintaining this frantic pace of life completely saps our ability to experience joy. I was… Continue reading Three-Step Process to Make More Room For Joy
I don't enjoy writing. That's a good start to a blog, right? But it's true. I agonize over writing. I plan, I edit, I edit some more and then some more. I have to set aside a large swath of time just to write the simplest of memos. Writing has always seemed like a chore… Continue reading Why am I here?