I have a lot of clients, primarily women who experience mom burnout from taking care of their children and special needs children. Special needs children can have disabilities, impairments, developmental delays, or serious illnesses that require an extensive amount...
I would like to start off by stating that I live in a magical land where I can have my cake and eat it too (mmm, cake). You see, I work outside the home three days a week, which means...
Hello Friends! It’s been a while. Actually, nearly a year. I’ve had lots of run-ins with you in the real world and I keep hearing, “I haven’t seen you post anything lately….” Why the sabbatical? Life got complicated. Fast. Where...
This post is part of an editorial series, brought to you by Caduceus Medical Group, Facial Aesthetic Concepts, and Zammex. We hope these pieces provide you with helpful information, encouragement, and insight about your health. I first read about the...
Let’s be real, our posture suffers when we have kids. First, there are changes during pregnancy: bigger belly, bigger breasts, and the spine shifts to sustain the changes. Then we have a baby: we're rounding forward, feeding, staring intently,...
I remember when my nephew was little. It seemed like all he ate – for YEARS – was buttered noodles. And bread. Since I didn’t have kids yet, I thought this was appalling! Talk about a picky eater! Now that...
The vortex. You may not have heard this term before but you've definitely felt its pull. It's the feeling of being so wrapped up in parenthood that you lose all sense of yourself as an individual. Inside the vortex...
With a little extra downtime (understatement of the year) lately, I have been reading book after book. I have always been a bookworm, but the pages have been slowly turning over the past few years as other parts of...
"I have TOO MUCH time on my hands," said no mom ever. Am I right? Yes, I am because I'm a mom and I know exactly what it is like to try and do all the things.  And part...
3 Goals this Mama Wants to Keep! Another year has come and gone. I find it funny that we set resolutions each year with good intentions to meet them, but somehow in the midst of being a busy mom, wife,...
While cruising along the 91 today I was listening to a radio conversation regarding New Year's resolutions. I started thinking: I've never made a New Year's resolution. We'll get to the why in a minute, but first I must ask: has...
It's hot as death out here. Literally. Today in many places it's well over 90 degrees outside. And if we aren't careful that can mean heat exhaustion or even heat stroke. I should know, two years ago my Mom...
I have two kids – a three year old daughter and a five year old son that attend an in-person hybrid program at school and they both can wear a mask. This isn’t a political post, by any means. These...
Our society has conditioned us to believe that our worth is tied to our productivity and income. However, with the growing prevalence of mental health issues, rising living expenses, and the challenges of raising children in today's world, it's...

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