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I began flirting with helping local mom-preneurs and small biz-owners out with a little digital publishing, some time last year, and my plate was way too full at the time. Though I wanted so much to help them out, and I loved the work, I put the whole thing on hold for a while. I was overwhelmed and overworked when the idea first came up.
In the past few months, in the new space that has cleared by choosing to honor my time more wisely and to keep my life more simple, I've circled back around to the idea. I rediscovered my creative spark about 5 years back - and was virtually on my own. I learned to do everything from scratch: starting a Facebook page, exploring Instagram, Twitter, algorithms, engagement, social media norms, becoming super-addicted to my streams and accomplishing nothing... to learning self-control and producing two books on my own - start to finish. What I discovered was that I LOVE the technical process of creating along the way almost as much as I enjoy writing - the fun and free part.
I love to help other busy Moms, or just working women, out. I've already taught myself so much, and have a background of education in advertising, marketing, desktop publishing, as well as a career in customer and public service. I'm here to help you push your stuff out there.
I have this crazy notion - that women deserve to walk through their lives feeling confident, passionate and thankful. And I think that the simpler our lives get, and the more choices we get to make with integrity, the more empowered we start to feel.
Why these words? I chose them very specifically for what them embody, to me:
I make time for any mode of creativity that moves me toward that space - empowering women. From the workshops I've run to what I've seen in my career as Reference Librarian, I can say with certainty that there is a sweet synergy in sisterhood - I've witnessed the beginnings of many wonderful collaborations and life-changing decisions, and it can be incredibly gratifying to be a part of that.
I've announced that I am taking clients, and we'll see what life brings to my door... always curious. Always paying attention. Always writing about it. Enjoying the unfolding... more soon...