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Archive for Taking Care of Yourself

Struggling with Slumber

When I was a young mom, someone told me there are three things you cannot control or make your kids do…eat, poop, and sleep. If you're a parent, you've probably experienced your share of power struggles around these three areas. In my experience, it's sleep issues that can plague us for much of our lives if we don't learn how to sleep at an early age.

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Don’t Be Such a Worry-Wart

“Worry never robs tomorrow of its sorrow, it only saps today of its joy.” ~Leo Buscalgia

If you weren't a worrier before you had kids, I can guarantee that the moment you found out you were pregnant, you became one (at least a little). We all worry, but women tend to worry more than men, and mothers even more. Why is it that being a mother automatically makes you Google, “red bumps on neck,” even when you know it’s only a rash?

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Teach Your Children

When kids are born, they come into this world with no information. None. That can seem like a blessing and a curse if you're a parent. It’s up to you, as a parent, to teach your children not only how to drink out of a regular cup, but also how to develop good morals, live a values-driven life, and become a valuable, contributing member of society. Read More→