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Black Women-Owned businesses to support

Supporting Black women-owned businesses has always been a priority for our business and our family. We intentionally BUY from Black-owned companies, small businesses, and female-owned brands regularly. We understand we must be intentional in where we spend our money. Buying and supporting Black-owned businesses is more than getting a quality product. When we place our money back into Black-owned businesses, we create sustainability in their communities and strengthen our economy. Putting your money in[...]

A new norm: 12 ways to thrive as a suddenly-at-home parent

Wow! Within the last week, thousands of schools were closed, and a multitude of parents became “suddenly-at-home” parents. From being told to work from home (if that is even an option) and now being responsible for “homeschooling” your kids, most parents are just trying to figure out the next step. If this is you, you are not alone. Many parents have more questions than answers. We are striving to find some sort of norm, giving more screen time than usual, searching for toilet tissue, and[...]

Making Moves: 8 healthy mental habits to have a productive Monday

Making Moves: 8 healthy mental habits to have a productive Monday How can it be Monday already? Do you ever find yourself already dreading the day to start? You are not alone. But you can turn your Monday around. You can change your attitude, making Mondays a day filled with joy and happiness. I believe creating healthy mental habits will help you have a more productive Monday and give your week the jumpstart it needs to end well. As a military wife, educator, and mom of four, here are eight habits that put i[...]

Shop Small: 3 ways to support the entrepreneur in your life when you are not the target audience

Your friend has stepped out to embrace her next step. She’s launched her blog. She’s started her business. She’s published the book. You love what she’s doing, and you cheer her on. You know firsthand how hard she’s worked and the sacrifices she’s made. You know she needs the support of family and friends. But how do you support your friend who has a blog, runs a business, or wrote a book when you are not the target audience? Supporting the entrepreneur in your life when you are not the target[...]

Work Well: 3 healthy thoughts to improve your productivity

Every moment of your day is precious. Are you treating it that way? From the moment you wake up to when you lay your head to rest, your time matters. Are you using your time wisely? Did you know what you think has a direct correlation to the productivity of your day? Just give it some thought. When you enter your workplace already thinking, “I don’t want to be here,” how well do you work? Are you working with excellence or only doing the minimum? Look, being productive is not a mystery, but it does r[...]