Book Club, Creativity, Grounding, Happiness, Learning, Lifestyle Design, Mental health, Personal Development, Spirituality

Design your Own Parental Leave

Welcome back from the long weekend, everybody! A thought for you to meditate on today, as you go about your day. Story telling versus story making. Think about where you want to be in 5 years.  Are there changes you want?  I'm guessing the answer is YES. So let me ask you this:  Will that… Continue reading Design your Own Parental Leave

Book Club, Grounding, Happiness, The Projects

The Great Maternity Leave Book Club: Wayne Dyer’s Being in Balance

Why Read This?  Because starting everyday with beautiful lessons from the greats will set you up for a shift in your perspective.  This is what we need to achieve lasting success. Reading time:  2 minutes Think of a balance scale with one side weighted down and the other side up, like a teeter-totter with an… Continue reading The Great Maternity Leave Book Club: Wayne Dyer’s Being in Balance

Essays, Happiness, Physical Wellness, Sleep

The Great Maternity Leave Essays: Treat Your Mental Health Like a Project!

  Why read this article?  I talk about being high risk for post-partum depression (PPD), why the symptoms are not easy to pick up on until you have hindsight, the subtle barriers to getting help, what it's like taking SSRIs and a multi-pronged approach that worked for me. I had the most unbelievable, awesome experiences… Continue reading The Great Maternity Leave Essays: Treat Your Mental Health Like a Project!

Building a Business, Happiness, The Projects, Travel

How to Start a Side Hustle on Maternity Leave. Side Income for Moms.

On Instagram this morning, I saw something along the lines of start a side business to travel. I liked it. A lot of the coach feeds on instagram can be quotes overload - but the ones that matter to you, stay with you.  This one stuck with me this morning as I perused Instagram over coffee.… Continue reading How to Start a Side Hustle on Maternity Leave. Side Income for Moms.

Grounding, Happiness, The Projects, Uncategorized

How to Have a Great Maternity Leave:  Return to Simplicity (Over,and Over…)

There are 7.1 BILLION people on this planet we call earth.That's 7.1 billion people who have been either someone's child, a parent, or both. That is 7.1 billion ways of seeing the world, life experiences, mindsets, cultures, psychologies, engagements, beliefs, values.  There is an infinite number of permutations  & combinations.   We live in the… Continue reading How to Have a Great Maternity Leave:  Return to Simplicity (Over,and Over…)

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Project:  Learn from your husband

Sometimes the male voice can be drowned out in the cacophony of female noise & voices, but the beauty of stopping & observing our partners, is that they often offer an uncomplicated perspective, beautiful in its simplicity.   This has been a major 2nd maternity leave project for me.   I started looking at my… Continue reading Project:  Learn from your husband