Baby or Business? (Read Time: 4 min.)

The more time I spend on this journey to having more children, the clearer it becomes that conceiving a baby and birthing a business have opposing needs.  I know there are women who've been where I am, building the business that I'm building, and have gotten pregnant, carried twins, and given birth, all while keeping …

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Whose baggage are you carrying? (Read time: 6 min.)

I was reading an article about female breadwinners.  It talked about the way in which the husbands of these breadwinners felt emasculated and, as a result, the breadwinning wives carried around with them unspoken guilt about their husband's loss of identity... and it left me wondering: Whose baggage are you carrying? I get the mommy …

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Women Breadwinners & Sex: Is the stay-at-home-husband sexy? (Read Time: 6 min.)

This is a controversial post (HINT: If you're wanting a politically correct post that says all the right things and makes you feel all warm and fuzzy, this would not be the one- stop reading now). My husband recently got a new job that pays SIGNIFICANTLY MORE than he was making in his prior position... …

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Women Breadwinners & The Crazy Question (Read Time: 4 min.)

For all the talent, strength and experience women breadwinners bring to the table, it's amazing that many women breadwinners still stay up at night grappling with the same question: Am I good enough? It's a crazy question taking up so much mental space that it's time to deal with the issue RIGHT NOW.  Insecurity comes …

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My Before-I-Get-Pregnant-Next Bucket List (Read Time: 4 min.)

Most people have a bucket list, the list of all the things they want to do before they leave this lifetime.  I've decided to apply the same concept to my pre-pregnancy life now.  Having not been pregnant for 7 years at this point, it's hard for me to remember what being pregnant felt like.  The …

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21 Things You NEED to Do to Get What You Want in Life (7 min.) (Read Time: 5 min.)

Do you have what you want in life? Do you bitch about not having it? Are you so focused on what went wrong in the past that you aren't able to effectively use the present to create the future? Let me help you out here: Stop wishing for a better past.  I've tried it.  It …

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I don’t like to commit to my calendar… but here’s why I do (Read Time: 3 min.)

Over and over, I've heard it said, "If it's not scheduled, it's not real."   I've fought the idea of putting my life on a schedule.  I've said: How can you schedule when a child's going to get sick and they have to stay home from school? How can you schedule an accident on the …

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Women Breadwinners & the Perpetual Argument: What is the fighting REALLY about? (Read Time: 6 min.)

69% of all marital conflicts are PERPETUAL In other words, there is no solution to them and engaging in conflict over them is a complete AND total waste of time. Given this fact, it's important to distinguish between marital conflict that's solvable and conflict that's perpetual.  If it's solvable, it's worth working through.  If it's …

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5 Things the Pew Research Report on Women Breadwinners Isn’t Telling You (Read Time: 7 min.)

On May 29th, the Pew Research Report on Breadwinner Moms came out and it caused a firestorm of controversy.  The mere fact that the percentage of households with breadwinning moms went from 11% in 1960 to 40% in 2011 was enough to make the world take notice.  Every media outlet was declaring the rise and …

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