Take Care Of Yourself

Mar 08, 14 Take Care Of Yourself

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The past two weeks I have been sick. Not your typically flu or cold either, I was completely robbed of energy. I always felt tired, achy and just generally under the weather. In addition to that both my children were sick too, but we could not pinpoint what it was. A few visits to the doctor later it was decided that we all had a...

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A Dining Disaster Turned Lesson In Parenting

Feb 26, 14 A Dining Disaster Turned Lesson In Parenting

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I could have pulled my hair out. Literally. I was soooo close to losing my cool. I didn’t know what to do. I watched in horror as my almost three year old daughter threw her food on the floor. I sat restlessly in my seat watching my son chew with his mouth open, belch, and make a mess. These could not be the children I...

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Mom Shaming

Feb 20, 14 Mom Shaming

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Many of us moms have been either a victim or a perpetrator when it comes to mom shaming. What is mom shaming you might ask? Mom shaming refers to someone judging you or making an unnecessary comment when it comes to your parenting skills. This technique of mom shaming can be subtle or overt, but either way it can affect your...

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Parents Listen To Your Children

Feb 12, 14 Parents Listen To Your Children

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Parents are you listening? Like really listening to what your children have to say? It can be difficult to find the time to do all of the things parents are “supposed” to do, but there is a simple aspect of parenting that many of us are missing- listening. Many of us feel that if our child has something that they want...

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Creative Family Ideas For Valentine’s Day

Feb 07, 14 Creative Family Ideas For Valentine’s Day

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  Valentine’s day is the day to show those you love how much they mean to you. Valentine’s day used to be primarily about the love expressed between those involved in romantic courtships, but now it is a day where you can express your love (or fondness!) for many people in your life including your children, family...

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Laughter Is The Best Medicine

Feb 04, 14 Laughter Is The Best Medicine

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Laughing is so important! Do you do it enough? We have all heard the saying that laughter is the best medicine- and it is! There are so many health benefits from a simple chuckle including releasing T cells which help to fight infections, releasing stress-reducing hormones, improving attentiveness, balancing your heart rate,...

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