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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

4 Tips On Making A Regular Date Night Happen

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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 […]

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 […]

How To Adjust When Your Family Changes

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One of the reasons I started blogging about self-care is that it’s what I needed more of in my life.  One of the things that most got in the way of me practicing self-care?  Mom guilt.  I was in the thick of it just a few years ago with my boys; they were probably three […]

How To Let Go Of Mom Guilt Once And For All

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