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7 Great Ways For Your Teen to Relieve Stress

Anxiety, stress, and depression are normal and valid feelings in today’s landscape.  How can we help our teens to reduce stress and conflict?

Forget the Spa, Adventure is my Self Care

For me to really fill my cup, I have to seek out an adventure that pushes me to my physical limits and makes me weak in the knees.

Ten Things You Need to Know About Motherhood

As new mothers, we all want to know the secret that all the other good moms seem to know. Here are ten tips that will help you, mama.

Why Moms Should Get Sick Days

Whether you are a stay-at-home mom or a working mom, it’s a fact of life that moms don’t get sick days. Even with a supportive partner and a helpful “village,” most moms don’t get...

Science Says: Early School Starts are Unhealthy

Studies have shown that early school start times are detrimental to kids health, causing issues with weight, depression, and general school performance.

Sorry I’m Busy–But Please Don’t Stop Asking

Yes, I know you have invited me out for drinks with the group every Friday for the past month. Yes, I have had a different excuse every week why I can’t join you. But...

8 Satisfying Winter Self-Care Ideas

With its cold temperatures and dark days, winter can leave you feeling down. It's an important time to take care of yourself.

Diabetes: Moving Beyond Type 1

“Don’t forget to take care of yourself,” is one of my favorite pieces of parenting advice given by other parents. The unexpected life that unfolds before you as a parent can be overwhelming, so...

I Work Out – And I Refuse to Apologize for It

Nearly every day I make time to work out. It doesn't always fit into my schedule and sometimes things suffer when I force my workout into my schedule.
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I Felt Broken: I Needed Help

I felt defeated Completely, totally and utterly defeated. I felt like I had lost a war that I hadn’t even realized I was fighting, but looking back, I’d been engaged in for a long...