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The Monday Morning Tantrum (1)

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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