Checking In

We are living in strange times where “How are you?” can feel like a loaded question. But, I’ll go ahead and ask, “How are you doing?” I hope you’re navigating things with confidence though I am often not. Here, at our house, we feel both fortunate and burned out. I have laughed so hard I… Continue reading Checking In

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15 Ideas That Spark Joy

How are you holding up? Here, in our corner of the quarantine, we have a lot to be thankful for – our health, office spaces at home, a big backyard and an endless supply of art materials for Ellie. And yet, this is hard for all of us, because it is big and scary and… Continue reading 15 Ideas That Spark Joy

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Elementary Excellence

For years, something has been shifting in middle-class America. Pre-competitive and competitive sports start at age 5. Subtraction happens in kindergarten. Reading chapter books is expected at first grade. Multiplication begins in second. And, these are just the early elementary school years. All of the advancements might sound like a good thing. We’re moving forward,… Continue reading Elementary Excellence

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2020 Goals

Happy New Year! How’s your 2020 starting? Mine has been relatively slow, punctuated by visits with friends and family. It’s been wonderful. As is typically the case, my mind has been on my resolutions for the year. Originally, I wanted to take a stab at my 2019 goal – to act with more intention.┬áMy plan… Continue reading 2020 Goals

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Work/Life Balance & Other Lies

Hello, hello. Things have been crazy around here. As you may know, I started my own marketing consulting business in 2012. I work with small, business-to-business companies who are based in Kansas City. Since I began, my work has changed a lot – how I get new business, the types of projects I take, etc.… Continue reading Work/Life Balance & Other Lies

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Acting with Intention in 2019

Happy (Belated) New Year! How’s yours going? Ours started off nice and leisurely, but this week, we’re back to the grind with Ellie in school and Keegan and I both at work full-time. So, all that to stay, this is the first week I’m really focusing on resolutions, goals and intentions for the year. Every… Continue reading Acting with Intention in 2019

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