In childhood and as a mom of a young child, experience and the pace of time is magnified. The phase of our lives that go the fastest incur the most change. The relativity of those early years is magnificent and tragic.
Amber Sandberg from the podcast Mom Inspired agreed to include me on her show to discuss Wild Doves, my transition from Wall Street to entrepreneur and primary caretaker and the importance of being a conscious consumer.
As I work through this process, layer after layer of ideas, designs, changes, I am aware we are all looking for our glass office as we go through the journey of entrepreneurship and I feel more inspired then I have in a long time. What a beautiful thing.
It’s 3AM and my baby boy Jack does not like the well intentioned sleep advice we’ve tried. He first calls out in a sweet question, “Mama?” and then gradually that sweet question turns into a wild hysterical scream. I am certain my neighbors are now awake. It could be his stomach. Lay him on his stomach. Maybe he has allergies. What are you feeding him? Maybe he’s hungry. How much is he eating??? Maybe he’s hot. What does he sleep in? It could be his teeth. Forget those gels. Whiskey, rub his gums with whiskey. Whiskey? I’ll have some of that whiskey myself. As...