I was so incredibly moved by Gloria: A Life, that it has taken me a few weeks to digest the play and write this blog. I am grateful for the large circle of women in my life and loved sharing the Gloria experience with my long standing Book Group.Read More
The number one piece of advice that successful women give is to find a mentor or coach. A woman once told me she was looking for surrogate parents in all of her jobs while others said that they were looking for someone who could “show me myself” because their mothers only showed them whom she wanted them to be.Read More
I have known about this conference for several years. I have been invited several times. I am always too busy to fit the conference on my schedule. I finally attended the Mid-Hudson Association of Women in Higher Education’s annual conference on Friday, October 5.Read More
This Mother’s Day, instead of sending your Mother a Hallmark card and checking her off your to-do list, I invite you to use this holiday as an opportunity to get to know her (and yourself) better.Read More
What exactly is a warrior? The warrior lifestyle is not only about defending yourself and those you love, it involves integrity, character, and living a life of honor.
Being a true warrior involves balance.Read More
Most of us walk into an interview with the idea that there is a gap between our qualifications and the qualifications necessary for the job, whether or not that gap actually exists.Read More
We all know what it’s like to get sucked into office drama, no matter how hard we try to avoid it. The passive aggressive boss, the executive’s assistant who supports their ‘favorites’ more than everyone else, the coworker who just can’t seem to admit when they make a mistake...offices are full of difficult people.Read More
“I cannot do this alone, I need my mommy and I don’t care who knows it!” – Rory Gilmore Gilmore Girls
In our culture, we see one of two mother-daughter stereotypes constantly portrayed in the media; the Über-close best friend duo, or the enemies constantly pitted against one another.Read More
It’s that time of year again, both parents and children are intimately familiar with it. Feelings of relief, dread, excitement and nerves fly through households across the country.
Back to school.Read More
What’s Mom is getting attention on the silver screen! I had the honor of being a guest on Jodi Topitz’ show we2me, a show focusing on divorce and transition that airs on Princeton Community TV.Read More
Every May, families across the United States come together to celebrate their mothers. This year I spent Mother’s Day weekend at a book event for What’s Mom Still Got to Do With It? at a local Barnes and Noble, in collaboration with another mother-focused author. I gave a short book talk and signed a lot of books!Read More
I’m a career counselor.
I help people make career transitions by assisting them on their journey for insight about their lives and careers. Where did things go right? Where did they go wrong?
For 26 years, I have listened to people’s stories about their careers — starting with early childhood fantasies about what they wanted to be when they ‘grow up’; their choices for colleges and majors; first jobs and times they were fired; when they started businesses; when they made the choice to stay at home with their kids; when they felt successful and when they felt like frauds.Read More