How 1/2 mile and 10 years Led to a Full Circle Moment

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  Last year, I was invited to the White House and it really represented one of those full circle moments in my life. It hit me as I was waiting to be processed through the 1) White House security along with 2) other youth influencers to attend a 3) White House Summit on the Affordable Care Act that I was really living my dream in that moment. The icing on the cake is that I was invited as a private citizen and I flew up for the day with the baby. It was a dream that I never would … [Read more...]

How I Lean In while Opt(ing) Out – The Missing Voice of the Straddler Mommy

Lean In, Opt Out,Stay at Home Mom (SAHM), Work at Home Mom (WAHM), Work Outside the Home (WOHM)…I swear all these titles are going to make me scream! I’m going to start with my bottom line: There are no easy choices. You have to do what works for your family and makes you happy.  I really think about it often and struggle with what I’m giving up by being at home versus being in the workforce full-time. This has bubbled up again with an article in the New York Times “The Opt-Out Generation Wants … [Read more...]