It’s Mother’s Day. And for some reason, I still have visions of the ideal mom looking like doing my job as the CEO of a mid-sized company while also meeting the standard of the 1950s version of the June Cleaver mom. I hate this day. I love this day. The working mom life means that […]
Mother’s Day can be a challenge for anyone. Choosing the right gifts around special days can make things even more difficult. It doesn’t take an expensive gift to make a mom feel special though, so today, I’m writing about six meaningful ways to make the mother of your children feel special – without spending a ton of money. […]
If you follow my life as founder and CEO of Cotton Babies,you know that I am married,have four young children and a healthy business. I travel frequently. Between the kids, our jobs, and my travel schedule, our family life can be chaotic. The post below was written at the height of an incredibly stressful day. […]
The exhilaration of seeing two pink lines on the pregnancy test for the first time fifteen years ago is a feeling I won’t soon forget. I called my friend and had a squealing moment about those two pink lines. Then I had to take the other test… just to be sure. It felt amazing. I’d dreamed about having a […]
Dear Mommy Bully,
I’ve seen what you said.
You attack people online using violent or ugly language. You use a woman’s face and make fun of her through cruel memes. You say anything and justify it as acceptable because this is “the internet”.
Vacation doesn’t often happen for our family. This year, spring break fell right in the middle of the an intense time for our business, but we needed a vacation so, on a whim, we loaded everyone in the car and headed for Florida. I used points to reserve our hotel rooms on the iPad while […]
Dear mama with a tired toddler and a newborn getting on the full flight with your nursing pillow… you can sit by me. It’s ok. I understand.
One of the hardest things about running a company has to be the constant feeling of wishing I could do more, both as a leader and as a parent. We all want to do fun things with our kids when they are on summer break. We also want the best for the staff and for […]
A mom recently introduced me to a friend as the owner of a cloth diaper company. The friend said, “You probably won’t like me then. I used disposables.” Lets get this out of the way. I make a great product line. It fits. It absorbs well. It’s easy to use. It’s flexible. It can work […]
I can’t even count how many times people have asked me this question. How do you do it all? There are many assumptions built into that questions. “All” gets defined differently by different people. Some assume that I have an organic garden that I farm myself, chickens in the backyard in a coop, homeschooled children, […]