Dream Team: Get One Now.

I love to daydream. Most mornings, I start out my day with some meditation and I allow my mind to wander. I visualize my dream house, amazing trips around the world, romantic date nights at some of the best restaurants, my business crossing continents and seas. Oh goodness, it’s wonderful! Lately, I’ve also been thinking a lot about my dream team. At this phase in my life, many of the members would ideally support my biz. I’ve been a one-woman show since I launched and it would be lovely to pass off some tasks–website upkeep, tech support, facebook advertising–to someone…

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Birth, it’s not just for babies.

You know how entrepreneurs talk about “birthing” their biz and say that their biz is their baby? Well, it’s with good reason! There are so many parallels and similarities between launching a business and creating a baby. For real. Check them out below! {1} Planning: You start thinking about what you want for your future, come up with an ideal timeline, allow yourself to live in possibility! Right now your biz & your baby are basically in the vision board phase! {2} Creating: The fun part 😉 You decide to make this dream a reality and put in the hard work to…

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All the goodness.

Today, I want to hear from you! I’m all about focusing on the good stuff. The happy times. The joyful moments. The priceless happenings in life. Being a parent can be overwhelming, non-stop, chaotic and stressful. But, it can also be the most amazing, rewarding, humbling and valuable experience in life. I want to focus on that. Right there. The good stuff. This is what I believe: See, my reasoning is that, I’m a big believer in the idea that what you focus on expands and that our thoughts have power. It’s like when you stub your toe first thing…

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Don’t Be Wonder Woman

You are absolutely amazing. You are a powerhouse, a genius and you get. it. done! I know this. You know this. But just because you can do it all, doesn’t mean that you *should* do it all. Don’t try to be Wonder Woman. For some stinky reason, the media and society in general tend to put an insane amount of pressure on brand new mamas. They make you think that there is a “right” way to do things, they drown you in #momguilt no matter what choice you make, they claim that you need to bounce right back after baby, and…

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I just discovered a new disease.

I just discovered a new disease. The bad news: There’s a good chance that you have it. The good news: It’s totally curable. It’s called KUWTJ (Keeping Up with the Joneses) and it spreads like wildfire. Causes: It all starts with exposure to the media’s ridiculous, impossible-to-achieve standard for woman, entrepreneurs & moms. The constant pressure to be “perfect” and “do it all” from society & peers worsens the condition. Symptoms: Overwhelm, stress, feelings of guilt & inadequacy, worry, fatigue Treatment: {1} Ego-ectomy: remove your ego from the situation, stop comparing yourself, your family, your biz to others, focus solely on…

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25 Things No One Tells You About Being a Parent!

Today I felt called to let you in on a few secrets that no one tells you before you become a parent. There’s 25 of them to be exact and I decided to just whip back that curtain and let you have a peek! You will talk about poo all the time. Like literally it will become dinner conversation. You should have ideas of how you want to parent and some parenting goals before you give birth. Don’t just stop reading when you get to the birth chapter of the book It doesn’t come naturally. It’s instinctual though. You should start…

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The Pregopreneur Defined

The Pregopreneur Backstory: I spend a lot of time in my business working with entrepreneurs, who already have a biz baby, and are now pregnancy and preparing to welcome their first child. Since this is such an incredible type of woman–totally rocking a biz and a baby at the same time–I knew she deserved her own unique title. And that day, the “Pregopreneur” was born. Want to know even more about the Pregopreneur? Umm, yeah, you do! The Pregopreneur Defined: The pregopreneur is cooking up ideas with a bun in the oven! This lady totally rocks at life. Like she’s *really*…

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5 Tips To Help Your Baby Sleep

Ahh, the elusive baby sleep. Something that many parents struggle with and might even believe that it’s “just how it is”, like a rite of passage. Did you know that’s actually a myth? Every baby has the ability to be a decent sleeper. No, I haven’t lost my mind. It’s true! You just have to know the secrets to success. I gave some tips in my post about baby sleep myths, but here are a few more tips to help your baby sleep better. Dark Room The reason for this is because newborns are used to a dark environment and light can…

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How To Establish A Bedtime Routine

Bedtime routines are the bomb.com. For real. If you have one, you know what I’m saying. It’s magic. If you don’t, get on that right now. Bedtime routines are super important for anyone but especially for babies. A solid routine will help your little one wind down and it serves as a sleep trigger which makes bedtime flow. And we all want flowy bedtimes, right? Establishing good sleep habits will help your little one fall asleep easier, stay asleep, and wake up feeling rested. A routine is also a great way to bond with your baby and ensure that bedtime…

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5 Awesome Benefits Of Swaddling Your Baby

I’m a swaddling fanatic. Swaddling is basically the best. It’s more or less magical. Ask any of the families that I’ve worked with in the past. You give me a screaming newborn (or two) and swaddling is the first tool I’ll whip out of my arsenal. And you know what, it works. Like it really, really works. You just have to do it right. Now, I know that there are swaddling fanatics like me out there and then there are the swaddling non-believers. They’ve never seen the glorious effects of a proper swaddle. They’ve gotten side-tracked by the claims that swaddles…

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