Archive for June 2016

How to find grace in our grief

Two weeks ago, my community walked through a wall of grief together when we unexpectedly lost one of our own – a 45 year old mother of four. Her death sent palpable shock waves through our tightly knit school family, our church, and our suburban neighborhoods. We held our spouses and our children and one another as tears…

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What will your kids learn this summer?

As school ends and another summer break begins, with its roughly 80 sun-soaked days stretching out ahead of us, are you feeling a little anxious and wondering why? Well, here’s why. Summer is supposed to be the best time of the year. The anticipation as been building for months. And now you’re in charge of making the magic happen. Eek. Frankly, I…

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The Four F’s of Fashion for Women With Work to Do

A year or so ago, I stood in my closet and made a bold declaration about how I would dress from that day forward. The combination of turning 40, having three children, and running a rapidly growing business was making me wish I could just throw on one of my daughter’s school uniforms instead of…

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