Summer Vacation Can’t Come Soon Enough

Summer vacation is right around the corner and I’ve survived another school year. Only 20 days remain and I’ve got this. Dreams of summertime fun will power me through these last few weeks of stress. Over the past two years, I have designed and implemented a new school lunch program with my oldest son, who is a chef. Feeding the kids each day and teaching them about healthy eating and nutrition is a job I love. My job is rewarding and I really love it, but everyone needs some time…

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Ready Pedi Go! Self-Care Before Summer Vacation!

I don’t know about you, but I am limping toward the finish line of the school year. Somehow it’s the same for me every single June. Self-care is one of the last things on my mind. There are so many year-end recitals or performances, sports events, practices, and games where you secretly would be A-okay if they didn’t make the playoffs just so the pain of it all would end sooner. And let’s not forget the numerous field trips with busloads of screaming kids and inexpensive-yet-not-total-crap gifts to buy to…

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