What’s a “Depth Year” & Why I’m Doing It

Hello, my name is Jess and I suffer from “shiny object syndrome.“ New challenges, new opportunities to learn, new technology, etc. These shiny objects all regularly flaunt their allure at me. When I cave, I typically dive head first into these new opportunities with tons of excitement and fire in my bones. New course? YES...

please friend, just hire someone to clean your home!

As a working mama who actually wants to spend time with her babies, the best thing we ever did was hire a bi-weekly cleaning team for our home. There. I said it. There is truly nothing better than outsourcing the cleanliness of our toilets and I want to shout it from the rooftops. I want...

how to give the best gifts this season, even when you’re busy

This post contains affiliate links. I earn a small commission on purchases you make using my recommendations at no cost to you! On my list of Love Languages, “Receiving Gifts” is dead last. I feel like that’s not a great descriptor of a single love language, though. Who wants to “just” receive gifts (besides a...

practicing simple daily gratitude | prompts & a free template

’tis the season of gratefulness! November is here and I’ll bet you’ve already started seeing allllllll the messages of gratefulness and positivity. I’m sure you feel a slight shift in the tide this month, because the transition towards the Thanksgiving holiday just brings that out in most of us. But…maybe the scales are tipping more...

there’s only one way I’ll ever do goal setting!

If you’re anything like me, you know you thrive best with a solid framework and purpose that guides your day to day interactions towards accomplishing something. It could be as little as daily H2O consumption or as big as experiencing a healthy pregnancy. Regardless, the way in which these little and big goals are developed,...

one thing you need to give up *right now* for peak productivity

I shared a lesson on “letting go” with my newsletter friends last week. After publishing, it got me thinking what else I could be letting go of this week. Then it came to me! Multi-Tasking She’s a tricky b, multitasking is. She makes you think that she’s the ONLY solution to all of the insanity...

6 Important Actions to Kickoff an Amazing Day

So you snoozed your alarm one too many times and now you’re rushing through the day ten steps behind? Or maybe this describes your Monday to-a-tee. At least once a week you crash in bed at the end of the day just completely spent after chasing the day that began with a late morning, don’t...