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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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. […]

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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 […]

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Your Summer Pregnancy Survival Guide

Both pregnancy and summer can be hard on the body. Combine the two and it can be a recipe for total misery. But it doesn’t have to be. I’m here to give you a few simple tips to surviving summer while you’re pregnant. The quick and necessary disclaimer: If your doctor or midwife has given […]

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10 Things Moms Should Do Every Day to Be Happy

When you’re a busy mom, sometimes it feels like you’re just running from one thing to another to get through the day. It’s important to do things for you, however, so you don’t end up burnt out, overwhelmed, and exhausted. Wouldn’t you love to be a happier mom? Of course, adding more things to your […]

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