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Becky VandenBout: Former Engineer, Mother, and Owner of Joon + Co.

“The hardest thing to accomplish as a mom and a boss babe is balance. Balancing it all can seem impossible, but I’ve learned that doing my best has to be enough because that’s all I have to give.”

The Importance of Creativity, Compassion, and Education in Building a Strong Sense of Community

"Being ok with the fact that I’m going to work and invest a lot of time in my career, but still be a great mom has been a learning curve. I want my children to grow up with the same strong woman in their life that I had in mine."

One Badass Businesswoman, Mother, and Artist - Hannah Berry

“As a working mom and business owner I get to tailor my day. That drove me towards opening my own space. Nobody can tell me no about bringing my kid with me. And my space is always accessible for other people's kids.”

How to Responsibly Transition to an Eco-Friendly Wardrobe

Spring is here, and that means women everywhere are cleaning out their wardrobes to make room for new recruits. There's just something about this time of year that makes it a great time to refresh our routines, get a zillion new hair styles, and of course, clean out the old, outdated, or damaged pieces of clothing from our closet. One of the questions I get asked the most is how to start becoming more eco-friendly with respect to fashion choices.

How Mindfulness, Minimalism, and Intentional Living Have the Power to Change the Way we Consume

"I was ready, and yes…waiting, for that big moment. I expected my average life to fade into the background and this big moment to carry me away into some new reality like a boat out to sea. But then one day I woke up and decided to stop waiting. I let go of the life I thought I should have and started to focus on the one I was walking through, each day, morning to night. Truthfully, this normal, simple, day-to-day life is beautiful on its own without all the cars, little black dresses, and big, life changing moments."

Kara Hoffman: Photography Director, Working Mom, Problem Solver

I love solving problems. I might complain about it, but really, that feeling you get when you solve a problem, when you create a workflow that saves time and money - that’s what gets me out of bed.