Self-Care: More Than Bubble Baths, Chocolate Cake & Manicures
If you think self-care means taking a break to do something pampering or fun, think again. Sometimes self-care is doing the stuff that’s hard and not fun at all. When you think of self-care, what’s the first thing that comes to mind? For many, it’s things like bubble baths, manicures, chocolate, and girls’ nights out […]Read More →
The Busy Mom’s Guide to Self-Care That Works
When time and patience are limited, what can you do to get grounded and feel good fast? In 2018, I wrote about self-care for busy moms, offering you some of the best tips and tricks I could find from experts. Self-care is always evolving and what works for one person won’t necessarily work for another. So […]Read More →
7 Fun Fall Events in North Central Florida
While our neighbors to the north get to enjoy changing leaves, apple cider, and crisp cool days, we here in Central Florida are still swimming, watching hurricane forecasts and wishing that the temperature would drop below 80 degrees at night. But that doesn’t mean we can’t enjoy a little fall fun of our own. Check […]Read More →
3 Effective Strategies When Parenting an ADHD Child
Raising a child is an adventure. Raising one with ADHD is an adventure with a twist. It doesn’t have to be a life of frustration and confusion, though. With some simple strategies, you can work with or around ADHD to effectively parent your child and help them thrive. Try these three strategies (ones I’ve used […]Read More →
Considering Parenthood? Ask Yourself These Questions First!
Whether you’ve been married just a few days or for several years, you might be ready to start talking about babies. They’re adorable. The idea of creating a life that is a mix of ourselves and our spouse is heart-melting. But how do we know we’re really ready? If you’re considering parenthood for the first […]Read More →
How Do You Share Your Content?
Whatever it is you offer, you have content to share. That content is what convinces people that what you offer has value, that you are knowledgeable, and to buy from you. But if you focus all your efforts on one method of sharing your content, you’ll lose their interest fast. So what should you be […]Read More →
How Do You Respond to Stress?
Stress can be positive or negative. While positive stress can serve a purpose and isn’t necessarily a bad thing, negative stress generally serves no purpose and leads to problems such as lost sleep, weight gain, and mood swings (among others). But many of the problems associated with negative stress are associated with the way we […]Read More →
Mindful Parenting: What Meditation Can Teach Us About Raising Kids
Parenting is a job that requires on-the-job training with the potential for life and death consequences if we make a mistake. Because there’s no way to prepare before becoming a parent, it can be the most stressful thing we ever do. Luckily, there are things we can do to reduce our stress, such as meditation. […]Read More →
15 Small Acts of Self-Care for a Quick Pick-Me-Up
Sometimes we put aside self-care because it feels overwhelming. We don’t know what to do or it seems like it will take too long. Other things feel more important. But self-care is critical to our mental and physical health. Try these 15 small acts of self-care that can quickly boost your confidence, soothe your stress, […]Read More →
Your Back-To-School Checklist For a Smooth Start
Returning to school, or starting school for the first time, can be a hectic and frustrating time of year. There’s so much to do and so many things to remember. Not to mention how the kids are feeling. But it doesn’t have to be a rushed and exhausting experience. Try these nine tips for getting […]Read More →