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How to Binge Watch a Netflix Show and NOT Feel Bad

It’s undeniable: “Netflix and chill” is the new motto for couples.   But recently I noticed that instead of actually watching a show when we are supposed to be “chilling,” both my husband and I end up glued to our phones. I’m usually getting sucked into a new...

Creating Space for the “Back Burner” Stuff

How often have you put things in your life “on the backburner,” and told yourself you would get to them once you had more time? In my experience, those items we put on the backburner are actually things we REALLY enjoy like hobbies, personal enrichment, or projects we...

Phrases to Ditch For A Fulfilling Motherhood

It is entirely common to hide negative thoughts about motherhood from other moms. In my experience with Postpartum Depression, I had a lot of ugly, scary, terrible thoughts, and I couldn’t tell if what I was thinking was normal or unhealthy. It wasn’t until I started opening up, and looked closer at what I was saying to myself on a regular basis that I realized I wasn’t alone in thinking some very negative thoughts. Along the way, I also discovered the power my inner voice had over my mindset. Here is a list of phrases to ditch immediately, and positive phrases to replace them with.

How To Be A Better Mom To Your Toddler: Be Present

Kids really are like sponges, and they learn so much more from our actions than our words (for more on this, view my article, “I Want to be a Better Mom”: Let’s Look at Lessons We Teach Our Kids that We Should Listen to Ourselves). Today I want to focus on showing our kids, by example, how to respect someone’s presence and time. The first step? Respecting their presence and time.

Tools That Helped Me Through Postpartum Depression

1 in 7 women experience postpartum depression, but how many receive the support they need? My life’s work — aside from being a mom, of course — is to share my story with working moms and stay-at-homes who feel they have lost themselves during their journey in motherhood. I hope the tools and phrases I’m sharing here will help you in the same way they have helped me, or even more so.

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