“She was my friend, and I could trust her.” I heard these words spoken today by a husband of his wife, at her memorial service. Everyone who knew her had wonderful things to say about her and beautiful memories of her, but these were the words that stuck with me. I thought, this is what I want my husband to say of me. Thank you Ann, for your inspiration and the reminder that we are known by the life we live every day.
Two weeks ago, my baby started kindergarten. I laughed. I cried. I went out with my husband for breakfast. Then I started trying to figure out what to do with my new life. Sort of a “when I grow up I want to be…” moment. I’ve learned by now, thanks to my fearless parents, that it’s a question I’ll likely be asking for the rest of my life. They (whoever “they” are) say that currently, the average person changes careers about every 7 years, which has held true for me. Seven years ago I was a new mom, had left my previous career in Human Resources Management, and was considering… Keep Reading