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When Kids are Off Their Schedules

We’ve traveled for 3 weeks out of the last 6. That is a LOT for a two-year-old who has a pretty good routine. When we’re home – our day normally looks like: Wake up: 6:30/7:00 amBreakfastPlay Date/ActivityNap: 12:00 pm – 3:00 pmPlay-time while mom cooks dinnerDinner: 6:00 pmBedtime: 7:30pm But changing time zones, running around visiting people, and not to mention not having your own house can throw all of that off. I have to hang it to my kid- for needing her naps- she champs it when she needs to and doesn’t get naps. When we were in Virginia …

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You Can’t Pour from an Empty Cup

  Why Self Care is Crucial By Justine Robinson There is a reason the famous airplane analogy exists: “put your oxygen mask on before assisting others with theirs”. It can be difficult to heed this advice in ordinary adult life — while trying to build a career, go to school, and keep up with family and other social demands. When you’ve just had a baby, the typical self-care routine can be close to impossible. Many new parents find themselves searching their memory for the last time they have eaten, taken a shower, or had something to drink. This is problematic …

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What is Self Care?

We live in a day and age where we are ALWAYS on the go. Rushing around from point A to point B. Burnout is on a rise, and doing more is considered a badge of honor. Rarely do you meet people who have “free” time or lack of schedules. Here’s the problem with that- if you overcommit, and are in a constant state of rushing around from activities, meetings, chores- then you’re blood pressure tends to be higher, which elevates your cortisol levels, which slows your metabolism, affects your sleep, and causes a lot of other issues in our body. …

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Self Limiting Beliefs

Mindset is everything. You’ve probably heard of that before. What you think, speak, and believe is what turns into truth.   If you’re a negative person, you’ll always see the glass as half empty. If you’re a positive person, you’ll see a greater reason for every moment in life. But this isn’t about that. I’m going to share with you how I am working on overcoming my self-limiting beliefs in the hope that it inspires truth and acceptance in yourself to where you can start taking small steps to change the way you think. I used to think of myself …

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Guest Blogger- Mom Fail

Today you get the pleasure of hearing from another incredible mom in the blogging world. Megan Hall. She runs a success women empowerment community and podcast and she’s also an Author like me! Make sure you check her out on her website, facebook, instagram. If you’re interested in joining her community- you can join here. Makes sure to leave her some love to taking the time to write something up for all of you <3 In 2003 I became a mom for the first time at the age of 16. I was not one of those girls that grew up …

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Stop the “Complain Train”

Just fair warning, this may rub some of you the wrong way. There I said it, so you’ve been warned. So continue on if you don’t mind some feathers ruffled. I’ve had my fair share of “woe” is me moments throughout my life. Honestly, I spent most of my childhood, and a fair share of my adult life blaming someone else for all my problems.  Why I got less than average grads in college Why I worked so many hours for little pay Why I couldn’t seem to keep friends when life got rough Why my husband and I argued …

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