Grow Slow, It’s Ok: A tale of two peony bushes

So a few years back I bought these two peony plants. I planted them on either side of this flowering tree we have in an existing garden bed. Just planted them in their spots for symmetry, not much thought to it. Well it turns out one is slightly more shaded in the morning than the other. It is crazy how … Read More

That Time I Thought I Was a Bad Mom

For a while (like the first 3 years of her life) I thought I was a bad mom. We didn’t have money to put my daughter in daycare while I worked on my business(es). She came with me to my baby store I owned when she was 2 weeks old. No other options.

Flip Your Inner Script

Do you sometimes get stuck in the never ending mental loop of….

“I’m not good enough for this. I’m never going to make it. She’s doing so much better than me. Why can’t it be my turn? I just really suck at this game of life.”

Stop yourself. Flip that script. Would you tell your best friend those things? No. Absolutely not. So stop saying them to yourself.

Women Biz Owners Unite

I have been very lucky to meet some amazing women business owners in my life. In fact, one of my very best friends used to be my frenemy. Everyone loves a good gossip story, right? So I spend years fantasizing about opening the perfect retail baby store. I know where I want it to be, what I will carry, etc. … Read More

And so it begins

Ah, the first blog post is here. So much pressure. Let’s start off with an introduction to who I am and how I got to be so kick-ass at helping biz owners get their shiz together. So a few years ago I was a terrible planner. I struggled to realize my true life potential and it seemed like I was doing all the things I was supposed to be doing but I wasn’t getting anywhere. I was burned out, running multiple businesses and barely making any $$ to show for it. Not the typical American dream that all the FB ads are showing you how it’s supposed to be. 6 figures definitely weren’t in my bank account, and it definitely wasn’t the size of my jeans either (why is food so delicious??). I just couldn’t figure out who I wanted to be “when I grow up”.