Disappointment does not equal defeat

Disappointment does not equal defeat

It’s been a little over a week since I had to deal with a horribly disappointing loss. It doesn’t really matter what it was (it was not a devastating loss, like a death or anything), but it was hard to deal with none-the-less. When you’ve poured your...

Before time runs out.

Before time runs out.

I’m about to turn 39. I’m not telling you this so that you’ll send birthday wishes my way – but because a couple of days ago it hit me hard. And it’s totally not that I’m that much closer to 40. Really. I’m not scared of 40,...

The Inconstant Life of an Entrepreneur

The Inconstant Life of an Entrepreneur

My youngest son is going to be 10 in a few months. Which means that I’ve been running my own business for dangerously close to a decade. Ten years. Wow. If ten years ago at this very moment, when I was very, very pregnant, and chasing after the two kids I...

The Glorification of Busy

The Glorification of Busy

Everybody is so busy. But, like, no one is getting stuff done. That may be a little inaccurate. People are getting things done, but perhaps it’s not the right things. For the last few months, I’ve been busy. Busy doing client work. Busy running kids to...

Your Content + Me = Launched Website in 10 Days.

Your Content + Me = Launched Website in 10 Days.

I had an interview today. Like for a real job. Not sure I want a real job – because though business has been slow lately, a real job would mean I have to actually, like, go to an office every day. And if there is one thing I really love about the way my life is...

You Should Not Wait Until You Are An Expert to Start

You Should Not Wait Until You Are An Expert to Start

The thing about this online world of businesses and coaching and marketing is that there are a million out there. There are probably hundreds of thousands of web designers to choose from, and while I think I’m pretty damn good, I know for a fact that there are...

The Fine Line Between Procrastination & Not Ready Yet

The Fine Line Between Procrastination & Not Ready Yet

You would not believe the number of entrepreneurs that I’ve had this conversation with lately. It’s getting to the point that I think it’s a dirty little secret that we’re all ashamed of – but it shouldn’t be. I don’t know a...

Fonts Make A Difference

Fonts Make A Difference

I’m sure you know when you are designing anything, the font you choose is really, really important. There are fonts that are ridiculous (looking in your direction Papyrus and Comic Sans) and there are fonts that are overused (Times New...

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May 13, 2016

Progress Is Inevitable

  There was a time when a plow pulled behind draft horses was the way to turn the dirt in your field. (Many of the Amish […]
April 3, 2016

A change in direction

Sometimes we all get stuck in a routine. Well, not me, because I already resist routine with every fiber of my being. I get stuck in […]
March 26, 2016

Disappointment does not equal defeat

It’s been a little over a week since I had to deal with a horribly disappointing loss. It doesn’t really matter what it was (it was […]
January 4, 2016

It’s time for SOME Entrepreneurs to Design Their Own Websites

That’s right. I am a web designer. And I’ve been one for nearly 9 years. And I’m taking a decidedly unpopular stance on this subject. When […]
December 14, 2015

Before time runs out.

I’m about to turn 39. I’m not telling you this so that you’ll send birthday wishes my way – but because a couple of days ago […]
October 5, 2015

The Inconstant Life of an Entrepreneur

My youngest son is going to be 10 in a few months. Which means that I’ve been running my own business for dangerously close to a […]
September 25, 2015

The Glorification of Busy

Everybody is so busy. But, like, no one is getting stuff done. That may be a little inaccurate. People are getting things done, but perhaps it’s not […]
September 10, 2015

Your Content + Me = Launched Website in 10 Days.

I had an interview today. Like for a real job. Not sure I want a real job – because though business has been slow lately, a […]
August 17, 2015

5 Ways to Make Your Freelance Business Work + the One Sure Way to Ruin It.

It’s been just over nine years since I started my business. I had three children (still do) – but they were all under the age of […]