Someone once quoted to me that boys are noise with dirt on it. I don't usually like to generalize gender like that, but in my house this happens to be very true. I have three sons: Max (6), Theo (4), and Ben (almost 2). As I'm sitting here writing, Max and Theo are alternating between coloring . . .
Depression is being colorblind and constantly being told how colorful the world is (Atticus). People think depression is sadness. They think it is crying all the time. They think it is visible. It's not always. The reality of depression is that it's insidious and hides and whispers horrible things . . .
I am a SAHM to three little boys 6 and under and I have a husband who works long hours. The biggest difficulty of my life is adjusting to the monotony of it all--we do the same things day in and day out and that can definitely get boring. One of the many reasons I love my job in direct sales is . . .
My word for 2018 is Intentional. I have been working on applying it to my health, my business, my family life, and now--my wardrobe! As a fashion retailer, it's so tempting to just keep buying the newest things for myself, but I end up with an overflowing closet and nothing to wear. Sound familiar? . . .
Mother's Day is creeping up and I don't know about you guys, but I am starting to ponder what to get my mom. She is notoriously tricky to buy for and since I don't think she's alone in that, I decided to blog my thoughts! Welcome to your guide to the perfect Mother's Day Gift. For the mom who needs . . .
Real talk time--most of you are probably wearing the wrong bra size. Whaaaaat? It boggles the mind. When I worked at Victoria's Secret we measured women all the time, and let me tell you something...they measure the wrong way. I was a 36A according to VS but I struggled with the straps falling, . . .
I was reading the other night (and can I just say, I LOVE that I have time again to read--thank you, A&D!) and one of the phrases in the book really stuck in my head. The book was one of Karen Marie Moning's Fever Series, which is an excellent read if you're into fantasy fiction, and in it one . . .
Burnout. It's a huge risk in direct sales because our success or failure is dependent entirely on our hustle. We go 100mph until we hit a wall and then don't want to even look at work for a week. Obviously, this creates a problem for consistency! Here are some strategies I have started implementing . . .
Last summer, I had the opportunity to attend a convention of direct sellers in my industry. It was amazing to connect with so many incredible women rocking their business and there was one talk in particular that still resonates with me daily. A retailer got up on stage and talked about "no misses" . . .
I decided to become a fashion retailer when my youngest son (of three!) was only six months old. Sounds crazy, right? I was feeling lost and lonely and like my personality was slipping away, leaving only "Mom". So when I saw the opportunity to expand my world and knowledge, I jumped. Let me tell you . . .