Happy New Year! Not to be nosy, but how are you feeling about it so far? I hope your answer isn’t “overwhelmed,” “frustrated,” and/or “exhausted.” In case it is, however, I have a bit of been-there-done-that perspective to offer. With my clients, I often hesitate to broach the topic of elevated expectations, lofty resolutions, and amplified ambitions right at the … [Read more...] about 2022 – How To Choose The Path You Want To Follow
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Whew. This is a hard one to write. I’m a Black mom, and it feels like last week was the culmination of what my ancestors and colleagues have been pursuing for over 200 years: the right to be heard. The right to be seen as equal. The right to social justice. White privilege in motherhood looks like being three times more likely to survive childbirth, not worrying your … [Read more...] about This month, I can feel the shift.
This Fall, I celebrated my first anniversary of returning to work after becoming a first-time mother. Ironically, in the same month, I started a new job. In retrospect, it's not a coincidence. They say the first year is the hardest for significant life changes. It's a period of unknowns, new obstacles, and inevitable mistakes made along the way. And frankly, since I don't … [Read more...] about The Five Things I Learned In My Rookie Year Being A Working Mom
Laila Ali is probably just as active out of the boxing ring as she was in it. And, that’s saying a lot. After winning multiple boxing World titles, she went on to earn more types of titles: Best-selling Author, Lifestyle Expert, TV Host, “Dancing With The Stars” (DWTS) Alumna, and… Mom. Just as Laila had trained to roll with the punches in the ring, she needed to learn how … [Read more...] about From Boxing Champ to Career Mom: Laila Ali Shares 3 Tips for Work-Life Balance
Stay-at-home moms: Don’t fall for the media chatter that “opting out” of work to raise kids will sound the death knell for your career. It IS possible to get back in. You just need some advice and inspiration. Remember, as a full-time mom, you opted into the most important job in the world - raising the next generation of capable and responsible adults. There's no need to … [Read more...] about 11 Tips For Stay-At-Home Moms Who Want To Go Back To Work