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Getting Up and Out in the Mornings

Before Macy joined me on the video above (at the 4:07 mark), I was going to title this post How We get Up & Out Affects Our Work Day and Our Kids’ School Day.  But let’s face it, you all probably are pretty interested to learn about Macy’s hacks for getting out of the house,...
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back to school back to sleep

I love summer. Riding my mountain bike, long walks with my dog, dinner and drinks out on the porch, and NOT GIVING A YOU-KNOW-WHAT about what time my kids go to sleep (full disclosure, they go to bed after I do!!). But it is back to school time, and that means it is game-on for...
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Commutes – Big or Small, How To Make Them Work For Your Brain

Two true stories to frame the potential agony of commuting. The first happened about 18 years ago. Kenny and I had just moved to New York City – I was the Colorado girl trying to survive in the Big Apple. I took a job that had a 5-minute walk to a 35-minute subway ride to...
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One of the first things we teach our kids as soon as they learn to speak is to say, "Thank you." Think of the countless times you have said, "What do you say?..." to prompt your child to utter these words. But do our kids really have any idea what it means to be thankful?...
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Leaning In to Connection

Leaning in to Connection

If I ask my kids if they are connected, they will likely point to the number of Insta followers or Snapchat friends they have, and sadly most adults are no different. For me, it’s about live human beings, and sadly, as my family and my business have grown, I have found myself more and more...
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I'm stepping out, and I'm slightly terrified

“You need to step out from behind the curtain!” Those were the words a website consultant spoke to me when I was thinking of revamping my old website. I was suggesting some tweaks. She was encouraging a massive overhaul. “For everything you have done in your career, you need to step out from behind the...
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