Life Lately: A Tale of Two Identities

Life Lately: A Tale of Two Identities

If I'm being honest, I've been struggling a bit with my new identity as “Mom.”   For so long, I've wrapped myself up in my career and my work achievements. Since college, I've been known as the token career girl, someone whom my close family and friends turn to when they need career advice or a resume review. I've taken pride in that role, supporting those where they need guidance while I...

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A Year of Change: 2023 Reflections & Looking Ahead

A Year of Change: 2023 Reflections & Looking Ahead

I get to the end of each year and look back in disbelief that a new year is already beginning. This year is no different. Honestly, it feels even more surreal because I gave birth this year and now have a son - I still can’t believe it! To say it was a year of change is an understatement. I’ve gone through so much change - with my family, my career, my routine, and my body. I feel like so much...

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Life Lately: Cultivating Patience in Life & Career

Life Lately: Cultivating Patience in Life & Career

“Patience is not the ability to wait, but the ability to keep a good attitude while waiting.”  ~ Joyce Meyer The last few months has had me coming to terms with what it means to have patience. I became a mother in October and it has tested me in so many ways and learning that my time is no longer my own has been the most challenging. I thrive on being productive and crossing things off my to-do...

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5 Ways to Effectively Prepare for Parental Leave

5 Ways to Effectively Prepare for Parental Leave

If you are currently pregnant (congrats!!) or plan to be in the future and are wondering how best to prepare for your parental leave, you’re in the right place!  I’m currently on parental leave myself and there are a few things I made sure to do before the time came to avoid any necessary stress or anxiety. Take a read below! Plan Your Announcement Finding out you’re pregnant can be such an...

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