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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[...]

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[...]

Creating space: 3 ways to be still on busy days

Going. Going. Going. That is what it what it feels like every single day when you get bombarded at work, have to help the kids with homework, meetings to attend, dinner to plan, and a birthday gift to pick up for the third birthday party you are going to this month. Ugh! It seems the list keeps multiplying. I have a lot of busy days, just like you. I respond to texts in my head instead of on my phone. I put my keys down then forget where. Between taking care of our home as a mom of boys and military wife whil[...]

Work life: 3 boundaries to help improve productivity when you work from home

Being able to work at home is such a blessing. For the last five years I've had the joy and privilege to instruct the next generation of teachers often from the privacy of my home as a college professor. Never did I think I would be working solely from home, but what a great opportunity it has been. When I first started working from home, my youngest son was only four years old. At that point, my fellas had NO idea what working from home meant. Making the adjustment from working outside the home to a stay-at[...]

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[...]