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Five Ways to Relax on the Go

Five Ways to Relax On the Go

Let’s face it, we are always on the go! Whether it’s working, taking care of kids, tending the house, running errands, spending time with our partners, or tackling that eternal to-do list. We’re always busy. Finding time to relief stress can be hard, yet very important for our sanity. These simple ways to relax on […]

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When Your Child Says, "I Hate You!"

When Your Child Says, “I Hate You!”

If it hasn’t happened to you yet, consider yourself lucky. It’s not a matter of “if” it will happen, but rather a matter of “when.” Sooner or later, your child is going to say “I hate you.” It might happen when you put your foot down and deny your preschooler the treat at the grocery […]

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Beyond Pretty: Ways to Empower Young Girls

Beyond Pretty: Easy Ways to Empower Young Girls

My almost three-year-old daughter has started to compliment me every day. “Mommy, you’re so pretty.” I appreciate the endearing compliment from her. A few days ago we were in the car and once again she said, “Mommy, you’re so pretty.” I replied with my usual, “Thank you. You’re so kind.” The next words out of […]

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My Next Thirty Years: Living the Life I Deserve

My Next Thirty Years: Living the Life I Deserve

Entering my twenties was never something I gave much thought to, but it was the craziest ten years I could have ever imagined. Getting pregnant two months later was not what I planned on and it went about as well as anyone could have predicted. An abusive relationship, dropping out of college, failed attempts at […]

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How a Bystander Can Help a Hot Mess Mom

I have gone ahead and purchased an annual pass to the Hot Mess Express. I know that I am an absolute hot mess and I own it. Under “Hot Mess” in the dictionary (or Urban Dictionary) you may find a photo of me. I am looking with half-open, sleep deprived eyes. My hair is pulled […]

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Be Selfish and Make Yourself a Priority

Be Selfish and Make Yourself a Priority

Let’s face it, “me time” is a commodity we hardly get to enjoy. The rare free time we have is usually spent taking care of the pile of laundry we keep ignoring, running to the store because your kid will throw a fit if the milk runs out again, or just catching our breath. There’s always […]

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