Life

Hello 2019!

For many, this past weekend marked the end to the Christmas Holiday season. As I took our fur baby on his afternoon walk, my neighbors were all hard at work with taking down their decorations. And just like that, the neighborhood looked a little bare. By Sunday evening, our house took its original form. Suddenly, I found myself craving simplicity,…

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Life

A Year in Review: 2018

Before this year got started, I had it all mapped out in my mind of what 2018 would look like. One thing I knew, this would be the year I’d push myself outside my comfort zone. “Stepping out of your comfort zone and trying new things is the best way to grow”. – Author Unknown In the first month, my…

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Everything HR, Life

A New Chapter, A New Beginning…

Our little dude starts at his new school where his love for learning will continue to grow. A few weeks ago, he and his new classmates attended a new student camp as a way to help them all assimilate to their new environment. As I dropped him off at camp, his reaction was not what I expected. The students were…

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Life

The Deep End: We All Have One

When was the last time you were scared to try something new? I am a mom, and in the last few weeks of swim lessons, my little dude developed a fear for the deep end. It seemed as if the fear came out of nowhere. You see, we didn’t just start swim lessons yesterday for our little dude, he’s been…

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Everything HR

There’s a First Time for Everything: #SHRM18

This past week, I did something that took me beyond my comfort zone; I expanded my world at my first ever-annual SHRM conference in Chicago. If you’re not an HR pro, you might be asking yourself, what is SHRM? SHRM stands for the Society for Human Resource Management. It is the world’s largest HR professional society. #SHRM18 was a trending…

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Everything HR

#HRMixTape2018 – People Champions Make the Workplace a Better Place

Since launching my blog early last month, I’m taking on my very first blog challenge! Mark Hendy, a fellow HR guru/blogger, is the creator of something called, #HRMixTape2018. You might be wondering what an #HRMixTape2018 is? It’s exactly what it sounds like, a mix tape, except with a twist! The #HRMixTape2018 is about creating content that is #HR centric, yet connects to…

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Everything HR

An Evolution!

Last week, the little dude asked me to “download” a volcano Lego set. As you can imagine, the mom in me was confused. Was he asking me to search YouTube Kids for a video of this Lego set? Or was he asking me to “stream” it from the T.V.? With a little more conversation, we were able to clear the…

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