January 19, 2022

As you have noticed weddings bring up a lot of things for a lot of people. You are probably going to find yourself having to have a lot of tricky conversations that you never saw coming. The most important thing you can do is have them. Giving people you care about the dignity of a […]

November 1, 2021

Wedding planning can be tough- the opinions, the pressure, the money. But we do it because it’s also magical- the ritual, the dancing, the dress. In many ways the journey from engagement to wedding day is rocky for good reason. It’s a great precursor to the types of challenges that lie ahead in our marriages. […]

September 29, 2021

So many people ask me why would anyone hire a life coach when they just got engaged. That is the short window in life where everything is magical, full with hope and possibility. Everything looks bright and happy and fresh and new. Right??? But ask most people who have been through this season in life […]

May 11, 2021

Weddings and Mothers We know weddings are a celebration of a love story and the day is about the brightness of that beginning. But right beneath that love story, another love story is unfolding that has the heaviness of endings- that’s the love story of a mother and daughter.  We forget that our mothers experience […]

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BASED IN Bethesda, Maryland, 

Kara Maureen

Bridal Life Coach