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Self-Care is Hard work

Self-care is hard work. And it’s about time we collectively acknowledge this. The common belief is that self-care should be easy. If self-care is hard work, how could it also be care? Let me set [...]

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How to Beat the Winter Blues

Winter is the season of feeling stuck.  You feel me on this, right? Last weekend, I’d about had it with feeling stuck. Nathan was working nights again and I was solo with the kids all day [...]

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My Favorite New Nighttime Routine

I like sleep. Or more specifically, I like feeling well rested. I used to be more of a night owl, who also happened to wake up early. When I was in my early twenties and living in NYC, I worked 3 [...]

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5 Things You Need to Understand Before You Begin a New Habit

I stopped setting New Year’s resolutions a long time ago. Although I don’t remember when I stopped, I do remember it felt like I’d lifted a huge weight from my shoulders. And I haven’t looked [...]

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Change your habits and you will change your life

If you don’t change your habits, how can you change your life? I was listening to a podcast with Rachel Rodgers and she said something along these lines. It wasn’t quite this, but it [...]

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Self-Care Schedules Vs Routines

As we adjust to our new normal of social distancing and distance learning, I’ve seen all kinds of amazing schedules that my fellow parents have created for their sudden adventures in home [...]

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3 Things to Do When You’re Having a Bad Day

Having a bad day? Who doesn’t have a bad day every once in awhile. Bad days are a universal experience, although how we handle them tends to be a little more specific. My tendency on bad days is [...]

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Is Your Self-Care All or Nothing?

Is your self-care all or nothing? I asked myself this question this morning when nothing went according to plan and found myself frustrated by all of the things I couldn’t control. The first [...]

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Self-Care is a Choice

Soloparenting is rough. It’s not quite the same as being a single parent. I know that this is only temporary. But while I’m in the thick of it, caring for 3 kids under 7, including an [...]

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It’s Not Cool to be a Morning Person

A few weeks ago, I was looking for a GIF and I couldn’t find what I was looking for. GIF aficionados say there’s a GIF for everything, but it turns out they’re wrong. I did [...]