Practices to Calm Your Nervous System

Yesterday Milly suddenly felt super overwhelmed. I don’t remember what go her so worked up, but she went into full freak out mode. I wanted to help her without making her feel bad about the [...]


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 [...]


Ayurvedic Tips for Maintaining Wellness

Coronavirus got you washing your hands like a champ and social distancing to flatten the curve? Good. Those are super important practices right now to maintain health for yourself and for others. [...]


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 [...]


It’s Ok to Choose You

A few days ago I decided to take a shower. I know this might not seem like a big deal to you, but taking a shower is a huge production for me. First I have to make sure that my son is occupied. [...]


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 [...]


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 [...]


Is Self-Care at the Steering Wheel?

Is self-care at the steering wheel or is it your spare tire? Sounds a bit like a new-age country song, doesn’t it. I think most people see self-care as a spare tire. You always have it but you’re [...]


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 [...]


Self-Care During a Deployment

Self-care during a deployment is essential. I learned this the hard way the first time my husband was away for officer training. He was gone for 10 weeks before we got to see him again. I had a 3 [...]