Perfect Date Night Movies

It’s Valentine’s Day.   Many couples will send their “Boo” candy and flowers.  Some people will buy jewelry or cute stuffed animals.  Some will go out to expensive dinners.  All of these are great ways to celebrate but you don’t have to spend a lot of money or go all out to have a great…

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This is Your Year to Make Your Dreams A Reality

It is award season.  Sunday night was the Golden Globes and soon there will be the Screen Actor Guild Awards and then the Oscars.  Every award season brings with it amazing fashions and memorable speeches from the winners that share some great words of wisdom.  (Remember this great statement by Tiffany Haddish about visualizing your…

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What Do You Give The Woman That Seemingly Has It All

Every year during the holiday season, people scramble around trying to figure out what to give the high achieving woman in their lives. What do you get the woman who appears to have everything?  Jewelry, handbags and designer fashions are great, but most women purchase for themselves.   What about getting her something she may not…

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Working with a Personal Assistant

Back in the day, I remember seeing celebrities and high wealth people who had personal assistants. I thought to myself, when I get rich I am going to have a personal assistant. (Ha Ha) Over the years I have been a pretty good steward of my time. I am great at goal setting, prioritizing and…

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2018 Holiday Gift Guide

I love the holiday season. From Thanksgiving to New Year’s Day absolutely my most favorite time of the year. I will admit, it may have a little to do with the fact that my birthday and wedding anniversary are right in the middle of that time span, but it also has to do with the…

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My Love Affair with NY & Co.

I grew up on New York & Company. At that time, they were called Lerner. My grandmother loved Lerner. It was her go to place to buy clothes for all of her granddaughters. In fact, she got me my very 1st credit card from Lerner. Of course, my mother had to keep the card so…

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Tap Into Those Superpowers and Follow Your Dreams

With the Incredibles 2 coming out earlier this year, and the release of my latest book, “Think Like A CEO, Act Like A Mom: The Pursuit of Work Life Integration”, this was the perfect year for me to dress up as Elastigirl for Halloween. For those of you who have not seen The Incredibles 2…

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When You Hit a Roadblock, Just Take a Detour

Columbia Kids Save

For the last 2 years I have worked to launch a bike share program in our city of Columbia and to start a child savings account program in partnership with the school district. Both projects, although great programs, met with several obstacles before we were able to launch them. From funding issues, legal concerns and…

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Eliminate the Obsession with Perfection

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In celebration of Halloween, I wanted to share with you an excerpt of my new book where I share a Halloween memory and the lessons learned. …. “It was Halloween and I had just spent the better part of the year traveling around talking to audiences about healthy lifestyles and introducing children to fun alternatives…

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