Take a 30-Second Self Care Break
Keep reading for ways to take a quick and easy self care break to reset your mind and body.
Happy Thanksgiving! I am taking a break from my usual topics this week to share one of my favorite holiday traditions, making homemade butter. Time in the kitchen with family counts as self-care to me! It’s easier than it sounds, will get you in touch with your primitive roots and you will be a rock…
Can We Please Stop Telling Moms to “Stop Glorifying Busy”?
For years, there has been a popular cry for moms to “stop the glorification of busy!” What if we aren’t glorifying anything at all, but are just really, genuinely, bone-crushingly, exhaustingly, BUSY?
8 Things You Can Do Today to Cultivate Joy
If you are committed to growing mentally, emotionally and spiritually, you might be REALLY good at identifying what’s wrong. You notice your shortcomings, take responsibility for your part in any conflicts and are probably very sensitive to all of the suffering in the world. You are constantly looking for ways to improve and grow, and…
10 Things Every New Mom Needs (But Might be Afraid to Ask For)
Someone you care about just became a new mom, and you can’t wait to meet the little bundle of joy. Or maybe you are a new parent yourself and aren’t sure what to ask for from visitors. Keep in mind that parenting an infant can be really tough; read on to find out how you…
Relax and Get Grounded Quickly: Feet, Seat, Shoulders, Breathe
Sometimes you need to relax your mind and body QUICKLY. Stress can take a toll on your emotions and your long term health, so it is good to have a few strategies that you can use anywhere, anytime to keep your baseline stress level low before it becomes chronic.
8 Signs of Postpartum Depression and Anxiety and What to Do to Feel Better
Your little bundle of joy has finally arrived! This is what you’ve spent the last several months (maybe even years!) waiting, praying and planning for. You expected to feel joy, overwhelming love and relief. Maybe, like me, you mistakenly thought you would strap your baby in a carrier and go on about your busy life.…
A Calm Place Meditation to Lower Stress Quickly
Do you ever have days when you just feel STRESSED out, like you are at your breaking point? Most of us feel that way from time to time! You may notice tension in your neck, clenched jaw, racing heart rate or sweaty palms. You feel this way because your adrenal glands are pumping you full…
The Big Yellow Bus: 5 Tips for Surviving the First day of Kindergarten
My heart goes out to all of the moms out there getting ready for the first day of kindergarten.