Are you the worst parent?

Let’s ease into the short work week today with a little laughter. Take McSweeny’s quiz: Are you the worst fucking parent? Here are a few...

The path less chosen

The other day I went on a ‘trail run.’ Trail run is in quotes because I’m not sure the route I chose was actually a trail, and the...

Schedule a Catch-up Day

I default to being over-programmed. Hell, today, I have twelve meetings almost back-to-back. But, recently, I have been blocking off most...

Life after success

For my whole life, I’ve been on the hedonic treadmill — in which satisfaction of achievement wears off almost immediately to the next...

Find the right medium

Meetings are the hardest for working parents. They are time-consuming and at set times, which might not work with your family’s needs....

Swap workspaces

Need a bit of a fresh perspective today? Swap workspaces. Swap desks with your partner, take a meeting outside, or just move from room to...

Have a 5-minute catch up

Yesterday, a good friend called 10-minutes before a critical meeting. Normally, I’d just ignore and call back later, but instead, I...

Help on Demand

One of the hardest things about COVID-19 for my family has been the lack of help. I am an outsourcing queen. Hell, my mother-in-law made...

I need a break

I’m exhausted. In the past few months, I’ve pivoted my business twice, homeschooled my two kids with minimal help from our support...

Shit, this is hard

Last week, I had a wake-up call. Due to stress, I had stopped being anywhere close to my best self. I was snapping at my co-founder and...

Assume this will be a while

In coaching moms, I see that one significant stressor is uncertainty. No one knows how long we are going to be in quarantine and without...