Category: Self Care

How to Find Time for Yourself When There is None

Boundaries are more important now than ever, but how do I set them so that I can meet my kids’ needs without sacrificing my own? In this interview with Jackie Hyman of Mamas Crushing Fitness, I talk about the ONE thing that you can do through out the day, everyday, so that you can feel […]

Feeling anxious? Why it’s so hard to manage and What you can do about it.

Feeling anxious? Why it’s so hard to manage and What you can do about it. Feeling anxious

if we let our fears take over and guide us, not only do we miss precious opportunities to enjoy the present moment, but our kids miss out too.

5 Reasons Why You’re Still Losing It On Your Kids

5 Reasons Why You’re Still Losing It On Your Kids 5 Reasons Why You're Still Losing It On Your Kids

As soon as I became a mother, I quickly realized that despite all of my hopes and dreams of what motherhood was, I had no idea how to fulfill the image I had of myself as a mom. When it came to the daily grind with kids, there were definitely times when I felt like I […]

How to Find Peace & Satisfaction for the Working/Career-Minded Mama

How to Find Peace & Satisfaction for the Working/Career-Minded Mama How to Find Peace & Satisfaction for the Working/Career

Do you ever wonder, how am I supposed to balance my need to work (like just plain old make an income and support my family), and my desire to build my career, with my desire to nurture loving, meaningful and lasting relationships with my kids?

How to Manage Your Fear in Scary Times

How to Manage Your Fear in Scary Times How to Manage Your Fear in Scary Times

Every once in a while ‘it’ hits the fan and suddenly the predictability of your regular daily schedule is rudely interrupted by intense fear and unshakable feelings of threat. Suddenly everything that once felt safe is now a potential risk. You try to ignore it, to think of other things, but the fear is so […]

5 Tips to Help You, and Your Kids, Through the Transition Back to School

5 Tips to Help You, and Your Kids, Through the Transition Back to School 5 Tips to Help You, and Your Kids, Through the Transition Back to School

We’ve made it! The summer holidays are just about over and the kids are heading back to school. Yes! And even though the summer felt long (to me at least), the switch to a new school year and a new routine can seem sudden.

5 Tips to Make the Most of Your Summer Vacation with Kids

5 Tips to Make the Most of Your Summer Vacation with Kids 5 Tips to Make the Most of Your Summer Vacation with Kids

With the summer holidays in full swing your daily routine is in constant flux. Every day is so different that it can be challenging to keep up with your kids’ needs to be stimulated and balance them with their needs for rest, relaxation and recuperation.

This Short Exercise Changed Everything

This Short Exercise Changed Everything This Short Exercise Changed Everything

I wasn’t always the mother I wanted to be. Things have changed, but sometimes, like everyone, I get into a funk and I struggle to shake it. I feel drained by the endless demands of life, and I feel irritated by every little thing my kids say or do. And that’s if they’re cooperating.

How to be Kind to Your Kids When You’re Feeling Irritated and Impatient

How to be Kind to Your Kids When You’re Feeling Irritated and Impatient How to be Kind to Your Kids When You're Feeling Irritated and Impatient

Do you ever get the feeling like you might break something or even someone? Or do you ever feel so irritated, so aggravated and impatient that you can taste the venomous assaults materializing in your mouth?

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