Today is #InternationalWomensDay. It commemorates the movement for women’s rights. Is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. I am very proud to be a woman and be surrounded by so many wonder, talented and supporting women.
You may be in school right now, working from home, working outside of home, retired, or a stay at home mom taking care of your kiddos; no matter where you are right now or what you are doing at this precise moment know that I am celebrating you. Cheers to you boss lady! (more…)
Balance? What? What does that even mean? It’s whatever you want or need it to be. For me balance is being able to take my girls to school in the morning, pick them up after school and eating together as a family. All while making a living doing what I love; creating products for the woman that’s always on the go and don’t want to sacrifice her style.
On other times of the year, like summer, is about being able to schedule outdoor time. Maybe a road trip as a family, some picnics in the park with the girls or soaking up some sun beside the pool. Which may mean having to work during odd hours in order to spend those beautiful hot days out and about with the family. The girls are growing up, fast, and I don’t want to miss special moments with them. My schedule changes often. Who’s with me? Are you also trying to make it happen for your business while raising your kiddos all at the same time?
For the past couple of years I have chosen a word of the year to keep me focused and remind me to make intentional steps towards a year that looks like the kind of year I want to have.
We are not meant to do it all alone. For months I have been saying those words to myself, yet I have been going the opposite way.
The reality is that my photography has evolved, but I have a long way to go. For starter I need to start using the DSLR my husband got for me about three holidays ago. Can you relate to that? As a self taught handbag designer and maker I have felt the struggle. The words, “The struggle is real”, are no joke. But, learning as I go is not always that bad. I get to try fabrics, patterns, and go back and tweak them as needed. I just love the entire process. (more…)
I have been aiming for good photography, great social media, flawless writing, designing and making accessories everyone will love, take care of my girls, keeping the house tidy, being warm and welcoming with others, and on top of all of that take some time for myself. Ufff… I am tired already. Can you see the pattern? I was trying to be and do perfectly every area of my life, and yet had no defined intention.