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Don’t Judge Me When I’m a Little Excited, School Starts Again!

Don’t Judge Me When I’m a Little Excited, School Starts Again!

As a contributing regular blogger to Momlifetoday.com, I open up about the struggle in my own life to find balance between family and work. I always have a wistful feeling when the end of summer approaches, and I know the family will be transitioning back into the school year, after several idyllic months of sun, sitting by the pool and…read more →

Beginnings Should Never Be Compared to Middles

Beginnings Should Never Be Compared to Middles

After 18 months of intensive work, my eight-year-old son earned his blue belt in karate. It was a huge accomplishment for a typical, wiggly little boy who struggled to concentrate and be still the way his Sensei required.  He proudly put on his blue belt and moved up to a completely different class level. Imagine my surprise when he came…read more →

Purposeful Living

Purposeful Living

As a busy analyst, author, and speaker my days are full so it can be easy to lose track of time. As a wife to my husband, Jeff and a mom to our two great kids, ages 8 and 10, I have to protect my precious time and be careful not to let it flash before my eyes. My kids…read more →

One Mom Kisses Superwoman Myth Goodbye…

One Mom Kisses Superwoman Myth Goodbye…

Ah, summer. It’s that time of the year again when the days are long and beautiful, families finally get to take their long-awaited vacations, and moms are running ragged trying to keep up with work and the play demands of the kids. I’m sure every such mom can relate to the hysterical email I got today from my fabulous assistant,…read more →

Pay it Forward

Pay it Forward

One reason Shaunti’s books, talks and columns are so popular today is that she applies her background as an analyst in a whole new way. Shaunti holds a bachelor’s degree in government and economics from The College of William & Mary as well as a master’s in public policy from Harvard University. She began her career by working in the…read more →

Giving Up Superwoman

Giving Up Superwoman

Several years ago, on our family’s first trip to Disney World, Jeff and I watched our 3-year-old boy break free from us and race headlong to a Buzz Lightyear character who was signing autograph books. He gave Buzz a huge hug with delight in his eyes …and we had tears in ours as we watched our child’s innocent adoration of his superhero….read more →