Relocation? Stay or go? (Read Time: 4 min.)

One of the biggest decisions a woman breadwinner will ever make is whether to relocate her life, her family, and, oftentimes, her career from one geographic location to another.  As she moves up the corporate ladder or grows her business to an extraordinary place or experiences major life transitions like death, divorce, or financial devastation, …

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What to do when Mother’s Day hurts… (Read Time: 3 min.)

In my last post, I said I was taking a break... before it dawned on me that this Sunday is Mother's Day and I have entirely TOO MUCH to say about women breadwinners and Mother's Day. So... how is it possible that Mother's Day could hurt? It's a happy, joyous day honoring the women who …

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Who do you think you are? (Read Time: 3 min.)

Ever have someone say that to you? Not because they don't know your name... Not because they aren't clear on what you asked for... And certainly not because they have difficulty hearing... BUT because they think you have some nerve asking for what you're asking for... Ever have that happen? Join the club!  Although most …

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Women Breadwinners & Therapy: Why Your Therapist DOESN’T Get it… (Read Time: 4 min.)

Do you see a therapist?  I do!  There was a time when I wouldn't have been comfortable sharing that.  However, after completing most of my MA in Marriage & Family Therapy and with my PhD in Clinical Psychology starting in the next 12 months AND as a woman breadwinners coach, I can tell you one …

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How to use your focus to concentrate your power… (Read Time: 4 min.)

I'm going in a different direction this week than my blog calendar had originally dictated.  That is one of the gifts of being my own boss:  I get to call the shots.  What I want to dish about today is one of my favorite topics of all time: FOCUS. Women breadwinners traditionally have this in …

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Is it too late to save your marriage? 6 signs that you’re headed for a divorce (and how to stop it) (Read time: 6 min.)

When someone asks you about your marriage, what's your response? Lukewarm? Neutral? Nagging? Resentful? In a time when the divorce rate for all marriages is over 50%, the pressure to make a woman breadwinner marriage work is higher than ever... and the statistics for marital success tell a sad, unfortunate story: In one study in …

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5 Ways to Reframe Being Bossy in Work and Life… (Read Time: 4 min.)

Sometimes, someone will call you bossy and it'll be spot on.  In that moment, you'll need to take a step back, reflect, and shift.  There are other times, however, when someone calls you bossy and it's not an issue of control so much as it's a matter of you standing up for your needs, desires, …

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How to Get Marital Peace When You’d Rather Be Anywhere But Home… (Read Time: 4 min.)

You run your show.  You bring home the bacon.  You're the one wearing the pants... and the BOTH of you know it.  But, lately, things haven't been easy.  There's been tension in the air, things left unsaid, household responsibilities left undone, and outside of talking about bills, birthdays, and chores, there hasn't been much to …

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