Moms

Why I Started Counting My Blessings Instead of Stressing

I love being a mom. It is, without a doubt, one of the most unique, exciting and joyful experiences of my life. At times, though, it’s also the most terrifying and stressful experiences as well. Even small things can be triggers for anxiety. It’s almost too easy to let all that stress overwhelm me, leaving me hiding in a darkened closet clutching a secret bag of candy bars I keep hidden in the back of the freezer. While I might…

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A Morning Yoga Sequence to Boost Productivity

Most people associate yoga with deep stretches and relaxation. Others leverage its unique movements for a full-body workout rivaling any jog. But, because yoga engages the mind and the body, few people realize how powerful it is for productivity and stamina throughout the day.…

March 21, 2017
Moms

Adorable Shamrock Crafts Your Kids Will Get a Kick Out Of

Another great holiday is here, and it’s time to take advantage of it with your kiddos. St. Patrick’s Day is full of lots of great fun and traditions, and best of all, there are lots of awesome crafts you can do. Leprechauns, shamrocks, pots…

March 17, 2017
Moms

10 Reasons Why I Legitimately Miss Having a Teeny, Tiny Baby

Being the parent of a toddler is amazing. There’s activity around every corner — some of it full of mischief. There’s artwork on my walls, intentional and not-so-intentional. There’s a pile of toys waiting to be dumped onto the floor every evening — and…

March 9, 2017
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How to Give Compliments to People Who Won’t Take Them

My husband is the best, but if there’s one thing he’s terrible at, it’s taking a compliment. He’ll try to downplay it, give someone else the credit. If all else fails, he just goes completely silent and blushes. Now, I hate making him uncomfortable,…

March 7, 2017
Noms

Why I Make National Nutrition Month a Big GD Deal

March is National Nutrition Month (NNM), and it’s coming up fast. It’s a perfect time. If you made a New Year’s resolution about eating healthy, NNM rolls up at just about the time most resolutions start to fade. That’s why I make NNM a…

March 1, 2017
Noms

Paleo Recipes to Trick Your Friends With

Everyone loves good food — the kind that makes your mouth water to the point where you’ll do almost anything to get your hands on the recipe. As paleo enthusiasts know, the ingredients are the most important part to every recipe. Here are a…

February 27, 2017