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Could you help me out with something?  I’m always looking for the best ways to help you, to create blog posts and products that serve you – to educate, inspire, and yes, even entertain you.   In order to best do that, I need to check in with you from time to time – so today, […]

October 8, 2018

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If You Could Change One Thing About Your Life, What Would It Be?

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It’s no secret that I’m a fan of self-care.  Clearly.  But this August, I had a crazy idea:  invite my community to a self-care weekend where we can connect in person and learn more about mindfulness and self-care. But how?  I’m not really at a place (yet) where I can organize everything a weekend retreat […]

September 17, 2018

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3 Reasons To Invest In An Annual Self-Care Weekend

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Remember that scene from the movie Jerry Maguire where Tom Cruise is begging Cuba Gooding, Jr. to “help me help you?”  It’s a classic scene and you can feel Jerry’s desperation palpably, which is probably what makes it so memorable.  It’s also memorable because on some level, it’s feeling we can relate to, especially when […]

August 27, 2018

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5 Free Resources To Help You Help Someone In Crisis

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I’d like to share 5 tips for making new friends after 30 with you today, but before I do, I need to start today’s post with a confession.  Are you ready?  Here goes… This weekend I crashed a 30th high school reunion party with a group of my girlfriends.   Wait, wait!  Before you think terrible […]

July 30, 2018

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5 Tips For Making New Friends After 30

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If there’s one thing I wish my clients would say to me more often, it would definitely be:  “Tell me how to make each day count.” Don’t believe me? Let me tell you why it’s true.  Typically, I hear these types of questions from my clients: “Why is everything so stressful all the time?” “Why […]

July 9, 2018

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How To Make Each Day Count

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Who wants to join my FREE 5 day self-care challenge?!   You, me, errrrybody! (cue the thunderous applause). Yes, my Besties, it’s about to get REAL.  Because I don’t want this to be a place where we merely think about self-care.  I don’t want this to be a place where we merely talk about self-care.  Ohhh […]

June 25, 2018

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FREE 5 Day Self-Care Challenge!

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Making a regular date night happen can feel like a major impossibility to couples who are working long hours, keeping kiddos fed and clean, and keeping up with household maintenance.  So basically, making date night happen probably feels like a major impossibility (or at least uncertainty) for almost every married couple with kids.   First of […]

June 18, 2018

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4 Tips On Making A Regular Date Night Happen

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Lately I’m learning that the stories you set out to write oftentimes aren’t the ones you actually end up writing.  But that’s a good thing.  Allow me to explain.   When I was a senior in high school, my sociology teacher gave our class an assignment to imagine our life in 10 years.  “What do you […]

May 28, 2018

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In Honor of Foster Care Month: Our Family Is Writing A New Story

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Question:  Should a mom leave her young kids for a girls weekend even if she is quite anxious about being away from them?  A friend recently messaged me about this, as she began to feel uneasy about being away from her children for the first time overnight.  She told me that she is struggling with […]

May 7, 2018

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How To Reduce Anxiety When Traveling Without Your Kids

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On a recent Instagram live, a reader shared she was having trouble adjusting to the idea to her dad starting to date again.  You see, her mom had passed away about a year and a half ago, and though she was accepting (as much as one can be) of her mom’s death because it ended […]

May 1, 2018

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How To Adjust When Your Family Changes

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