In the Mom Lane: Ending up on the Most Unlikely Path

Nearly five years ago, I found myself quietly watching my friend, Megan. She had started a direct sales skincare business, and I happily ordered products from her. It was time to upgrade from the “bar-soap-when-I-shower” routine and really take care of my skin. The science nerd in me loved that they were dermatologist-developed, and clinically…

Seasons of Grief

Grief. It is a fickle and funny “friend.” I have found in the years that follow the initial loss that it has ebbed and flowed. Sometimes an anchor, steadfast and strong, that threatens to capsize a ship in a storm. Other times it is a bright and sharp stab, a flash of lightning that sears…

In the Mom Lane: Five Quick Snack Favs

I am super texture sensitive and have a sweet tooth that could lead me to a less nutritious option, so having a stash of ingredients to a better snack option is essential in making good, quick choices. Greek yogurt (higher in protein, if you shop carefully, MUCH lower in sugar) plus fresh fruit and a…

In the Mom Lane: Five Favs

I love bulleted lists. Here I’m going to give you a run down of five things I’m loving these days, that bring a little light and joy to my world, that they may do the same for yours! Meditation. Starting my days with quiet focus sets my intention and energy. I start with a five…

Monday Motivation: Devotion to “You Do You”

I came across a conversation thread yesterday, full of vitriol for those who choose to work in direct sales. I cannot speak for those who were posting the negative opinions as to whether they have direct personal experience or simply observational experience of others, but it left me sad and feeling insulted. In my time…