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How to create a wellness routine that fits seamlessly into your day!

Does this sound familiar? You are constantly pulled in a million directions with priorities that should have been done yesterday. As much as you’d like to be a step ahead of your weekly schedule, it always feels like you’re barely keeping up, or constantly running a day behind. There are late nights and early mornings, lunches get skipped because there’s no time to stop, and takeout starts to become a regular scene in your house. Then, it happens – you crash. Suddenly, you’re sick and out for the count for at least a day, or you keep trying to tell…

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The Best Foods for an Energy Boost (Because sometimes sleep just isn’t an option)

Why didn’t someone tell me that when I had kids, I’d also be accepted straight into the “surviving on little sleep” club? It always seems like it’s those nights when I have an extra big meeting the next day, or a project that has to be completed that my kiddos decide they need some extra snuggles that night or I’m exclusively invited to their 2 am party in their room. The story of our lives, right? And although we all hear it all the time and we know sleep is the best way to reset our bodies and feel energized…

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Feeling stressed? Try these self-care tips

Gone are the days when self-care was thought about as a luxury, or “getting pampered”. Today, more and more health institutions are putting a greater emphasis on the importance of a regular self-care routine when it comes to your health, especially for parents and other caregivers. Why? Self-care is a key strategy in managing stress, in which long-term, or chronic stress can lead to much larger health concerns including anxiety, depression, heart disease, digestive problems, sleep problems, weight gain, and even memory issues. For this reason, self-care is a topic being discussed with patients and healthcare professionals every day because of its overall…

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How To Set Your Goals & Stay Committed To Them

If you’re on social media and have semi-regular conversations with other moms, chances are good that you’ve heard of Rachel Hollis. She’s kind of a big deal right now. Her latest best selling book is about removing the stories we tell ourselves so that we can live a better life. Have you read her latest book?  As you can probably guess, I’m digging her style. And although I wouldn’t say I’m mom-crushing on her or drinking the Hollis-kool aid, I think so much of what she says is relatable to other moms. And, in the midst of her book-hype, she has…

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5 Back-to-School Wellness Tips for Moms

While the kids are getting used to their own new routine at school, it’s a perfect time for you to do the same.

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Proud Over Perfect.

As a recovering perfectionist, I’m constantly working on ways to re-program my brain to stop the need to be perfect, and start living a life proud of who I was truly meant to be.

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15 Perfect Snacks for Getting Summer Ready

Here’s 15 of my favorite “grab and go” snack ideas for summer to help lose weight and keep it off.

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3 Ways to Tell if Your New Year’s Resolution Will Stick

Alright, that’s it, I’m just going to come out and say it… New Year’s Resolutions are DUMB. What?! Did I just say that? Yeah I did. Okay, maybe not ALL New Year’s Resolutions, but most of them are dumb. Which is why most people are fully aware they probably won’t follow through when they set it. Honestly, what’s the point?! If you’re going to set a New Year’s Resolution, do it the right way. Here’s 3 quick things to check to make sure your resolution won’t stay behind with the rest of 2017: Make sure it’s for YOU – don’t…

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Need a Little Less Crazy in Your Week? 6 Sunday “To Do’s” Every Mama Needs

I’ve mentioned in prior blog posts that when I quit my corporate gig to run my own business, I had this extremely unrealistic thought that life would somehow slow down. Like, I would suddenly gain extra hours in my day to get stuff done so that I could, you know, lay around and take bubble baths? (Just kidding. If I ever had an extra minute, I’d probably spend it thinking up some new business idea, lol… but, I digress…). Regardless of whether I’m working a full-time job, or at home running my own business, I’ve come to realize that Sundays…

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How to Choose a Diet That Will Last

Take a look through the list below to determine if your next diet will be “the one” that you’ll be able to stick with, or if it will fall into the list of other failed trials from the past…

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