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The Art of Creating Better Habits

We All Have Bad Habits It’s true. We all have our vices, whether we want to believe it or not. For some of us, our bad habits might be blatantly obvious, like sneaking out for a cigarette and lying to our children about it. For others, our bad habits are more subtle. We check our phone […]

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The Monday Morning Tantrum

I’ve come to dread Monday mornings. I head downstairs to the kitchen to make my tea, and the first thing I see is a pile of mess covering the kitchen counter, leftover food in the sink, and a stove covered in last night’s grease splatter. I find my blood pressure rising and temper boiling as […]

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Carving Out Me Time

I am an anxious person by nature. In college, my perfectionism led to so much stress that I fell into a dark bout of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. I’m not talking about the organizing-your-closet-by-color kind of OCD. I’m talking about the check-everything-five-times-before-leaving-the-house-or-surely-the universe-will-make-something-terrible-happen-to-you type of OCD. My mind had me in this game, and the stresses […]

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The First Trimester: All About Survival

{this beautifully styled table coming to an HGTV magazine near you}   We are expecting our second child in July, and I have to tell y’all: the first trimester has put me THROUGH THE RINGER this time. I literally composed this post on my phone two days before winding up in the ER due to […]

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Reduce Stress In 10 Minutes {or less}

When did the Holidays become the most STRESSFUL time of the year, instead of the most wonderful? I love this time of year. But it’s exhausting making sure everyone is feeling the magic, the beauty, and the fun. I’m left feeling a bit tired and not as merry as I’d like.  I needed an action plan for […]

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Your Action Plan: For Sickness & Sleep

Sing it with me now…. “It’s the most snotty-nosed tiiiiiiime of the year!” The time of year when tissues are shoved all snug in our pockets and yellow-ish liquids pour out from little noses. Delightful! As a Pediatric Sleep Consultant I hear lots of questions about sickness and sleep. Starting back in October I began […]

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