Grit

Managing Mindset

Managing Mindset

Yesterday, I thought I might have a breakdown (or at least a meltdown). Instead of a breakdown… there was a glorious breakthrough! After getting ripped apart by investment judges for days, pitch after pitch, Momni was voted the #2 most likely to get funded company in […]

Deep Dive into Daily Connection

Deep Dive into Daily Connection

My son Ben is taking scuba lessons and Brigham sent me these fun photos. My favorite part of these photos is little brother Louis sitting on the edge of the pool watching big brother. Those two are a dynamic duo! Yesterday I texted Ben and […]

Why I LOVE Making Mistakes & Trying New Things (My First Ever Facebook Live)!!

Why I LOVE Making Mistakes & Trying New Things (My First Ever Facebook Live)!!

Today was my first day pitching Momni at BootUP, an accelerator for startups in Silicon Valley! I’m in a cohort of 10 amazing founders… here’s the lineup: Our first day consisted of each founder pitching and getting grilled with questions and blasted with feedback! IT […]

How to Know If You Are Pursuing the Right Path with Passion & Perseverance

How to Know If You Are Pursuing the Right Path with Passion & Perseverance

Brielle said “I love you” today for the first time. I love ALL of the “firsts” and it is just as joyful and thrilling with an 8th child’s firsts as it was with my first’s firsts. She was the pure joy of my morning today […]

Mastering Multitasking in Motherhood!

Mastering Multitasking in Motherhood!

Well, I don’t have it MASTERED… but today I definitely did the dance of combining motherhood and my grand to-do list! I’ll share some of the fun I had, some of the progress I made on my tasks and some tips on “Mastering Multitasking in […]

Launching Momni Today – With Courage, Tenacity, Grit!

Launching Momni Today – With Courage, Tenacity, Grit!

I’ve been doing something hard… since March of 2017, I’ve been working to launch a tech startup—Momni, the caresharing technology to link mothers together as a sharing economy solution to the global childcare crisis. I’m driven by pure passion and purpose to help mothers who […]

The Power of Passion

The Power of Passion

A large portion of today was devoted to giving feedback to my son Ben about his college entrance essays. Tomorrow is the deadline for the 2018 application for BYU and he is hoping to be admitted. As I have read over his essays, I’ve been […]

Grit Girl Abby Shares – “One Year Sugar FREE” (So Worth It!!)

Grit Girl Abby Shares – “One Year Sugar FREE” (So Worth It!!)

Discipline, health benefits, grit, example, doing hard things… I asked Abby to share what she learned from her sugar free year! She made her goal despite quite a few challenging times. I asked her to share her experience and here is what she had to […]