5 Lessons I’ve Learned in 5 Years of Running a Creative Business

I’ve technically been running business since 2011, but the first business I was in with a partner, and neither of us had any idea what the next decade would have in store for us - for our business, our families, and the dreams God was growing in our hearts. My actual self-employment journey really started … Continue reading 5 Lessons I’ve Learned in 5 Years of Running a Creative Business

Self-Care Saturday: Gaslighting & Boundaries in Relationships We Want to Keep

Did you know systemic gaslighting is a thing? Especially in governments, religious bodies, and the medical field. Did you know there are generations of people and cultures around the world who are predisposed to gaslighting. They are predisposed to thinking they are being encouraging, helpful, corrective or loving when they express sentiments that may actually … Continue reading Self-Care Saturday: Gaslighting & Boundaries in Relationships We Want to Keep

COMMUNITY, CONNECTION, & GATE KEEPING – IN MOTHERHOOD & CHRONIC ILLNESS

If you’ve been here before, you know this is a place for community. It’s the whole drive behind this blog, the membership, and basically every social media presence I have. And, while I have found some great community and connection along the way, I’ve also noticed some gate-keeping - a lot of gate keeping actually. … Continue reading COMMUNITY, CONNECTION, & GATE KEEPING – IN MOTHERHOOD & CHRONIC ILLNESS

Being Creative + Running a Business as a Mom with Chronic Illnesses (part 2)

When I wrote “Being Creative & Embracing New Hobbies as a Mom/With Chronic Illness”, I hadn’t thought about a part two. But, a lot has been happening around here since then, and I really want to show other moms that it’s possible. Somehow, someway, even when navigating chronic illness, fulfilling work can be a part … Continue reading Being Creative + Running a Business as a Mom with Chronic Illnesses (part 2)

Maven Monday: Interview with Author Lindsay Puckett

I have been wanting to pick our Maven Monday series back up for months, but I’ve been stalled. Thanks to flares, business shifts, and life with toddlers. Today, though, we’re back. And, I’ve had the pleasure of exchanging emails and messages with an Author Mentor Match Mentee named Lindsay Puckett. Those who have been around … Continue reading Maven Monday: Interview with Author Lindsay Puckett

Maven Monday: Doing Good in the Business World, Working from Home, and Designing Websites

Here on the blog, we've started this new series called Maven Monday - I'll be interviewing some amazing women every few weeks, and sharing their stories and why they do what they do - for others, for their families, and for themselves. Recently, I had the pleasure of interviewing Natalie Jark, a web design coach. … Continue reading Maven Monday: Doing Good in the Business World, Working from Home, and Designing Websites