The new coronavirus outbreak means working parents won't have the same childcare they usually do. Some managers are refusing to let their teams work from home when there are approximately zero responsibilities that can't be handled remotely. Other managers, perhaps because of city or corporate mandates, are allowing virtual work, but are insisting that parents have childcare during business [...]
Live a happier life by trying these six feel-good habits! Almost all our behaviours take the form of a habit. Some of these regular routines are great – brushing your teeth is important for avoiding a toothless old age – but others are not so beneficial: hitting the snooze button every morning means you always end up rushing and [...]
Think about how you started the day. Did you reach for your phone to catch up on emails, Facebook chatter, Twitter notifications, and Instagram posts? Did you open your iPad to see what’s trending in the media? Will you toggle between apps, screens, podcasts, and Spotify playlists throughout the day? Did you spend dinner more fully engaged with your [...]
And why we need to keep it that way. Sometimes I feel like a broken record, constantly advocating the benefits of self-care and how this practice has transformed my life over the last 15 years. But this past week confirmed for me that this message is one we all need to hear, again and again. I was leading a [...]
These mothers of big and little kids share their brilliant strategies. There's no denying that working moms are masters at multitasking. But between changing diapers, setting up playdates and juggling conference calls, today's career women are struggling to live up to unrealistic expectations. Not only are they carpooling, cooking dinner and creating Pinterest-worthy birthday parties. They're also spending countless [...]
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_single_image image="5484" img_size="full" alignment="center"][vc_custom_heading text="A Look Back at a Year of Accomplishments And A Look Ahead to Endless Smiles"][vc_column_text]It has been a year since I first shared the story of my son Cyrus who was born visually impaired due to the genetic disease FEVR. I am a very private when it comes to my personal life and it took [...]
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_single_image image="5452" img_size="full" alignment="center"][vc_custom_heading text="The Month Of Growth"][vc_column_text]April showers bring May flowers. We have all heard of this saying. It symbolizes the month of May as a month of growth. Well this May, especially as Mother’s Day approaches, all I can think about is how my babies are all growing up. As many of my BFFs know, I am [...]
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_single_image image="4426" img_size="full" alignment="center"][vc_custom_heading text="VLB turns 1!"][vc_column_text] I can’t believe we are celebrating VLB’s 1st Anniversary this month! I wanted to thank each and every one of you that has helped VictoriaLand Beauty get to this monumental milestone. I am beyond blessed to have such an amazing team, a supportive family and group of loyal friends that have always [...]
Cyrus was born visually impaired due to a genetic disease, FEVR. I share his story with...
Every year around this time I can’t help but get a little sentimental. Not that being a mom doesn’t bring...