Happy #WonderWomanWednesday, Friends! Today’s real life Wonder Woman may not be able to run at the speed of light or fly an invisible jet, but she she’s got some amazing superpowers. I’ve seen her run impressive events and fly over professional hurdles. I’ve watched her activate the superpowers of perspective and priority as she navigates work-life harmony as a mom
Real Life Wonder Woman Kasey Cross was born in a small town in Dooly County, Georgia. Her life changed dramatically when she became a mother at age 15. Her second daughter was born two years later, and she had three more baby girls in the following decade. While life was certainly challenging as a single mom in those days, she
One of the best parts of my job is the people I meet while traveling the country to speak. I was recently speaking in Georgia where I had the pleasure of meeting today’s #RealLifeWonderWoman. Simply stated, Erlange Elisme has a heart for children. This past September marked her 30th anniversary in education. That’s a lot of years of serving and advocating
May is such a special month for me. It is the month I became a mom, the month both of our daughters were born, actually. Between Mother’s Day and our daughters’ birthdays, I have so much to be grateful for—and so much to celebrate. I am the Mom who gets a bit nostalgic this time of year, looking through baby
College is NOT high school. There, I said it. This is one very important nugget of wisdom for parents and students to understand as they prepare for life after high school. You see, in college roles change. Responsibilities change. And expectations change. For both students AND parents. Parenting a college student is different than parenting a high school student. It
Kelly Sayre, one of our past real life Wonder Women, has some big news to announce. She just launched her first book and is throwing a party to celebrate! The best part . . . you’re invited! Sharp Women: Embrace Your Intuition, Build Your Situational Awareness, and Live Life Unafraid I had the privilege of a “sneak peak” and got
While they might not scale tall buildings or catch villains, there are super heroes walking among us. These heroes use their superpowers to support and guide students, parents and families to successfully navigate the college years. This #HigherEdHero brings a unique perspective as he is a seasoned RA (Resident Advisor) and also currently a college senior. He knows what he’s talking about!
“Adulting” is hard. As adults, we must prioritize and manage our time between our long list of professional (work or school), personal, family, and social commitments. This aspect of “adulting” can be especially challenging for first-year college students. Often living independently for the first time with freedom, flexibility and plenty of distractions, students can struggle to manage their time effectively.
If you’ve noticed my bulging biceps of of 2021, it is not because I’ve been lifting weights at the gym. It is because I’m getting pretty good at lifting boxes. Lots of boxes. In the past year, we moved both Marty’s mom and our daughter Brooke to new homes. And next week, we move our daughter Karen. If you’ve moved
While they might not scale tall buildings or catch villains, there are super heroes walking among us. These heroes use their powers to support and guide students and families through their high school and college years. They are creative, energetic, resilient, organized, empathetic, hard-working professionals who make a difference in the lives of those around them. As an author and