Women & Confidence — A Pep Talk on Failure, Fear, and Awesomeness

Think of the word CONFIDENCE. What thoughts or emotions arise? To those of you who didn’t bat an eye or squirm uncomfortably or even understand why such a word could evoke anything other than a casual self-assurance — good for you! You’re way ahead of most women! For the rest of you who grimaced, glanced away, or experienced discomfort — I’m totally …

May the [Sleep] Odds Be Ever in Your Favor

May the [Sleep] Odds Be Ever in Your Favor

My preschooler is killing me slowly and steadily.  Her choice of weapon?  Sleep deprivation. Please tell me why she can’t adjust her own blanket in the middle of the night?  How is it easier to climb out of bed, slip through the darkened hallway, jerk open my bedroom door, tiptoe up to my bed and wait…? Eventually she’ll call out …