The Trouble with Bright Girls

Originally by Heidi Grant Halvorson, Ph.D. Successful women know only too well that in any male-dominated profession, we often find ourselves at a distinct disadvantage. We are routinely underestimated, underutilized and even underpaid. Studies show that women need to perform at extraordinarily high levels, just to appear moderately competent compared to our male coworkers. But … Continue reading The Trouble with Bright Girls

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5 tips to help with anxiety

We have such an amazing guest post today from Nikki who runs the Instagram account Charlietakesphx and the website Charlie takes Phoenix. If you have ever struggled with mental health issues this post is for you! I know I will be coming back to this post on my harder days.   I make a joke that … Continue reading 5 tips to help with anxiety

Lover’s Day

I know last Saturday was Husband Appreciation Day but today is Lover's Day and I wanted to make sure we include all kinds of couples and relationships so we are celebrating this as well! Give your lover an extra hug and kiss today, tell them how much they mean to you, get them some flowers, … Continue reading Lover’s Day

Tips for Women Living in a Male-Dominated World

As a woman living in the Bay Area, I am fortunate to get to see true progress when it comes to gender equality. However, I know there is still so much work that needs to be done. I came up with a few ideas I try to live by and remind myself of all the … Continue reading Tips for Women Living in a Male-Dominated World

International Women’s Day

To celebrate International Women's Day I reached out to my social media asking for responses towards National Women's History Month and International Women's Day. I got 5 amazing responses from women who have never been featured on this blog, which is really exciting for me. I love hearing new ideas and viewpoints, especially on this … Continue reading International Women’s Day

Another Year

Another year has slipped by and I find it hard to believe where I'm at in life. I am officially in my late twenties and the thought is a little daunting. I keep asking myself what I've accomplished and why I'm not making more of my life. I don't dare voice these thoughts out loud because … Continue reading Another Year

Redirection

After a few conversations with a friend and my husband along with some serious soul searching, I have decided to redirect my blog. I have lost part of why I started this whole journey and I have also lost my sense of direction and what I want to do with it going forward. I will … Continue reading Redirection

I Would Rather Not Be Alone

Go read this article from the Washington Post. I'm sorry if you're sick of seeing posts like this but it needs to be seen every fucking day. We all need to be reminded of how much trauma these children went through. How this tragedy will affect them for the rest of their lives. How they … Continue reading I Would Rather Not Be Alone

Intruder Drill

A post I found from Timothy Phillip on Facebook hits all the right points, I hope you enjoy the post as much as I did. "Next Tuesday we will have an “active shooter” / intruder drill at our school, and I will hunker down behind flimsy wooden cabinet doors with my students. You see, we … Continue reading Intruder Drill

What I’ve Learned From Being a Mother to Two Toddlers

Having two little kiddos has been an adventure so far and I wouldn't change them for the world, but this morning I got some sweet snuggles from Tate and left before Cash woke up. Maybe I will revisit that statement tomorrow. 🙂   Here is what I've learned from having Cash and Tate: You will … Continue reading What I’ve Learned From Being a Mother to Two Toddlers