For decades, the beauty industry has helped shape the narrative around femininity and played a major role in the evolution of consumerism and gender norms as they exist today—the good, the bad, and the ugly. But, one mom is painting a new narrative around beauty, and the beholder, using the brushstrokes of self-love, radical inclusivity, mindfulness and interdependent … [Read more...] about Meet the Single Mom Taking the Beauty Industry by Storm
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“Be careful!” Nod your head if you’ve said this to your child today. Yeah, me too. This well meaning phrase is used ad nauseum in the modern world. There are a lot of dangers out there, yes. We love our kiddos with every ounce of our being, of course. The mama bear instinct is real. Abso-frickin-lutely. But, when does protecting our kids become riskier than stepping … [Read more...] about Should Kids Always Be Careful?
You're a working mom managing all the things. As if meeting deadlines and managing life, in general, wasn't enough, now many of us are also managing distance learning for our kids or trying to entertain younger kids. And, with so many summer camps closes, who knows what that will look like this summer. So many of us are in the same boat of focusing on the day-by-day. Trying … [Read more...] about Why Allies And Sponsors Are Vital For Single Working Moms
One of the most common pelvic floor issues among women is urinary incontinence (peeing when you run, jump, sneeze, or cough). I experienced this issue after the delivery of my children and have worked with countless women who had these issues. Ladies, it is a common issue and nothing to be embarrassed about. Many women who have never had babies also have this problem, even very … [Read more...] about How To Stop Peeing When You Sneeze Mama
I started a new job in February. Correction: I started TWO new jobs in February. The first one was a foot in the door. It didn’t pay enough to cover my bills, so I took the second job to supplement. Anyone can tell you that two jobs are more than enough for a single human to handle. I also run Elle Jay at Home, a blog about comfort food for moms. But my hours shifted to 7 am … [Read more...] about The WFHWK Life: The Down and Dirty of Working Mom Survival