The Bossy Bees

Create a No-tears Morning Routine to get out the Door

Reading Time: 2 minutes Stacy and I just recorded a podcast about morning routines and what helps all the little ones get ready for school or daycare. While I wouldn’t call myself an expert, my nine years of experience should qualify me for the title of “Senior Morning Transition Manager” or “Let’s Get Ready for School Supervisor.” Morning Routine […]

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Hurricane Watch and Indoor Activities

Reading Time: 2 minutes Our 3 Bossy Bees team is based in Durham, North Carolina. While the severe impacts of Hurricane Florence have not turned in our direction, the local area prepared and braced for impact. We watch the news and weather updates intently and are thinking of all the communities that are experiencing the torrential rainfall and winds. […]

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Fail Gracefully

Reading Time: 5 minutes I have been fortunate to learn the art of how to fail gracefully through years of playing competitive sports. Failing gracefully is a valuable skill to carry into your adult life. It’s a work in progress, but as a result, I am a better mother, friend, partner, and functioning person in society. What does it […]

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Childcare, 2 Working Parents, and Reality

Reading Time: 5 minutes Childcare, Two Working Parents, and Reality For 2 working parents, childcare is a blessing and sometimes a nightmare to figure out. My spouse and I are in our ninth year of juggling care and we’ve tried many different options. Financially figuring out the right care provider was the first eye-opening moment we had on this […]

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Responsibility is your friend

Reading Time: 5 minutes It’s a slow walk through the building towards the employee parking lot. It is reminiscent of an insane asylum as we make it to the long empty-walled white hallway. The ugly checkered carpet doesn’t provide any softness to the ambiance of the hall. I glance at my friend to make sure she’s not wearing a […]

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When change comes your way

Reading Time: 2 minutes You can start things with the greatest of intent, but the forces moving around you also have their own mission. I began my current job with the hope of learning something new and working for a group that held greater possibilities. Quickly, I realized my career had stalled and I wasn’t moving in a direction […]

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