Lead Well – For leaders who feel squirmy about leading

February 10, 2021 | Danielle | Lead Well | 0

Real life lessons on leadership from a millennial mom writing all of this down for her Gen Z daughter. I truly believe my 10 year old daughter can become president of the United States if she wants to. She’s got a lot of gusto despite the shyness she’s developed due to (what I believe) is…

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The year that didn’t go as planned

December 30, 2020 | Danielle | Cancer Survivorship | 2

Do you remember the sweet taste of nostalgia we were experiencing this time last year? I do. I was one of those people who dug up pictures and journal entries from as early as 2010 and posted some highlights from the decade. A few of the highlights, like becoming a parent, accepting a dream job,…

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Colonoscopy #15 – the 2020 edition

November 30, 2020 | Danielle | Colon Cancer | 2

Hey friends, my 2020 colonoscopy brought good news. Here’s the rundown of how COVID-19 affected it, the prep, the actual procedure  and recovery! COVID-19 Colonoscopy I hope this will be the only colonoscopy I undergo while Covid-19 is running the world. I’m realistic and understand that it takes time to fight a global pandemic but…

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Passing the Baton on National Adoption Month

November 1, 2020 | Danielle | Adoption | 0

Here’s why this will be my final post for National Adoption Month unless my daughter chooses otherwise.  Ten years ago in November 2010, I excitedly opened my laptop and began pecking away on a post that would announce big news: We were adopting! In a world that was saturated with creative pregnancy announcements and surprise…

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Big Earrings – A Devotional

October 23, 2020 | Danielle | Devotionals | 0

Whoever walks with the wise becomes wise. Proverbs 13:20a When I was six years old, I got my ears pierced for the first time. I remember the moment well—while sitting in the tall chair, feet dangling below, I felt both excitement as I picked out new studs and anxiety because of the ear gun. My…

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An Incredible Virtual Book Launch

October 22, 2020 | Danielle | Writing | 0

How pivoting book launch plans for my memoir, Blush, in 2020 and turning the celebration into a virtual book launch party turned out to be even better than I’d hoped. Here’s what we did, why we still hosted a party, and lots of pictures showing how it turned out. Fellow writers launching a book during…

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Cure Post: Becoming the Supporter Over the Cancer Survivor

October 21, 2020 | Danielle | Cancer Survivorship | 0

For my October column for Cure, I celebrate Breast Cancer Awareness Month by telling the story of what it was like to become the supporter over the survivor. My dear friend who I work with at Fight Colorectal Cancer, Anjee Davis, was diagnosed with early-stage breast cancer this year. Anjee’s diagnosis, in addition to my…

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Let Others In – A Devotional

October 9, 2020 | Danielle | Devotionals, Missional Living | 0

And let us not neglect our meeting together, as some people do, but encourage one another, especially now that the day of his return is drawing near. Hebrews 10:25 NLT Almost two years ago, Mike and I made a commitment we didn’t think we’d ever make again. In our early 20s, we helped start a…

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