Why Collaborations Are Essential for Your Business

Have you ever collaborated with someone in your field? How about someone in your blogging niche? How did it go? I’ve had a lot of friends who said they have never done a collaboration because they had NO IDEA what it could possibly do for them. The funny thing is that...

How to Lead an Intentional Life in this Digital Age

Intention. I feel like that word is thrown around like confetti. It's  not the only word taking center stage as the new year rushes in: I'm hearing mindset, goaldigger and balance every other sentence, too. This excites me. These words are the gateway to leading a...

SSI January Book Club: Feisty and Fearless

We started 2017 with a great book geared toward empowering women to be leaders. In the wake of the Women's March and turmoil in America, we think it was an important read to show us that we can be leaders without the stigma society often puts on women leaders. We...

Introverted? Effectively Use Your Personality in Collaborations

The funny thing about the three founders of Shield Sisters is that we are so different while simultaneously similar. We are each other's yin-yang and puzzle pieces to each other's souls. We always seem to know exactly what the other girls need when they need it and...

Leaving Your Business to Pursue Your Life

Starting a business is a crazy rollercoaster of excitement and new experiences. Let me tell you, it’s a pretty fantastic ride, but sometimes it’s not what you need in this season of your life. If you’re feeling like you need to make some changes, this is the blog post...

How to Start a Podcast with Dana Malstaff

You listen to podcasts on your way to drop the kids off, or maybe in the kitchen while you get dinner ready. You feel like you get to know each of the hosts and can see how well it builds their brand, and community. You love all of it, and you want in, so you decide...

Entrepreneur, Mom, Superhero: How To Manage It All

I'm no expert on time management, but I am pretty talented at being a hot mess. I know I'm not alone in the world of women looking to go from clueless hot mess to at-least-I-know-what-I-should-be-doing hot mess. I'm definitely not promising that these things will make...

You’re Just a Mom

When people ask what I do, I generally answer with “I'm just a SAHM” which not only discounts the amount of work I put into motherhood and raising compassionate and kind humans but also the work I do as a blogger, freelancer and entrepreneur. Recently, I’ve found...

The Soulful Benefits of Women Supporting Women

Hi, my name is Raewyn and I'm obsessed with girl power. When the Spice Girls started shouting "GIRL POWER" pre-teen me screamed out "YES! This is what I've been looking for!" Of course, I never looked back, despite the fact that the "girl power" trend seemed to fade...

Allow Yourself More by Adjusting Your Mindset

If you want to know what mindset IS, check out Megan's post entitled, "Mindset: What it Is, How it Works, and How to Do It." It's well worth the read. This is not some woo-woo post full of meditations and relaxation methods. This is a "I take my whiskey neat" post...
13 Ways to Celebrate Galentine’s Day

13 Ways to Celebrate Galentine’s Day

Have you heard of Galentine's Day? Galentine's Day is celebrated on February 13th and is a pop culture event. If you are not familiar with the TV show Parks and Rec then you most likely don't know what Galentine's Day is. That's totally okay! But I want to let you in...

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September Goals & Intentions: Organization

September Goals & Intentions: Organization

What do you think of when you hear the word “organized?” Being organized may seem like a time-consuming task and one that you’ll never accomplish, but it doesn’t have to be. In fact, spending a little time up front to get organized could help you have more time for...

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How to Find Time for Me (Yes, You!)

How to Find Time for Me (Yes, You!)

Shield Sisters, we have a lot going on in lives. We’re women in business. We’re expressive, creative, and innovative individuals. We’re entrepreneurs running our own companies and our own households. But with all of the stuff we have to do each day, how can we carve...

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July Goals & Intentions: Personal Development

July Goals & Intentions: Personal Development

To go with our monthly goal-setting sessions on Facebook, we decided to do a monthly link up of goals posts. This concept began when we were "just bloggers" and not entrepreneurs. Pam Hodges of Hodge Podge Moments and our resident accountability leader hosted a link...

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Living The Work At Home Mom Life

Living The Work At Home Mom Life

Lately, the people in my personal life have been asking a lot of questions about what I do and when I'm going to go back to work, especially since my husband and I are nowhere near as financially stable as we were when I was working 70 hour weeks. Of course we are not...

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