“Can I give you some feedback?”

A beekeeper asked this question during an apprenticeship test for a journeyman (the second level) to become a master beekeeper. She asked this a couple of times and took the time to explain and demonstrate a different way of doing things while providing the reasoning behind her suggestions. The soon-to-be journeyman took in the feedback […]

Have You Given Yourself Permission to Grieve?

Come to Terms with the Interruptions “Mom, you are annoyed,” my six year old stated in a matter of fact way before abruptly bouncing away on her exercise ball to her room to play. Days later, her remarks haunted me as I realized that she saw something in me, which I had neglected to address. […]

What Blurs and Spurs a Vision?

Top view of hands stacked on top of each other to symbolize teamwork

We were on the last rope of the zipline course in Costa Rica. We had planned this trip for months and when the day came, the adventure began with an aerial tram that took us through the rainforest before we were harnessed and attached to a cable. We were taken to a perilous platform on […]

How Do Working Mothers Harness Mom Guilt?

How do working mothers manage the push and pull of family life? Here are my thoughts on the struggle. If you are a working mother, would love to hear your thoughts.