Woman Breadwinner By Default: How to Handle the Resentment (Read Time: 7 min.)

You married who you thought would be Prince Charming... and you wound up with a frog.  He's not as strong as you thought.  He's not as smart as you thought.  He's not the provider you expected... and you now find yourself in the role of breadwinner (probably still doing the laundry and cleaning the house …

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Women Breadwinners & Career Change: Climb, Transition or Quit? (Read Time: 5 min.)

 Woman breadwinner... Who gave you that role?  Who keeps you in that role?  What could easily erase that role? One answer: Your job.   Maybe it's your career.  More than likely, it is your profession.  Is it your calling?  Your vision?  Your grandest purpose for your life?  Probably not... And, yet, you do it.  You …

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5 Decisions You NEVER Make Alone (Read Time: 4 min.)

When you get faced with a major life decision, how do you respond? Excited? Nervous? Curious? Stuck? As a woman breadwinner, you have a lot on your plate.  You're constantly making decisions, whether it's about the project at work or what to cook for dinner.  By sheer experience, you probably top most people in the …

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The ONE thing you need to do to change ANYTHING… (Read Time: 3 min.)

There's something about your life that you want to change... and you want it changed NOW, right? You have a goal, a dream, a lifestyle change and you want it BADLY and, yet, you aren't getting the job done.  Sound familiar? How can you "make" yourself do what you know you NEED to do consistently and …

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What to do when the labor & delivery of your dream stalls… (Read Time: 4 min.)

I remember the birth of my first child (who's about to be 16 years old next month) like it was yesterday.  Montgomery, Alabama... steaming hot weather... me waddling around at 39.5 weeks... exhilarated, scared, and seriously ready to have my body back.  When 40 weeks came and went, the doctor made the blessed decision to …

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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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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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Women Breadwinners & Romantic Love: What Stage are You In? (Read Time: 3 min.)

What do you do when your marriage feels more like work and less like play?  How do you make a good marriage great when you barely have time for a regular date night?  What can you do to bring the love back to the life you've built with your spouse? It begins by knowing what …

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