Anxious about change? Try these coping tips

Anxious about change? Try these coping tips There comes a time when things get uneasy, you start to feel like something has to change, or maybe that it is changing whether or not you want to [...]

The one thing that can save a bad vacation

When we plan vacations we don’t think of bad vacations. We think of sunny skies, happy visits with friends and family, new adventures or the joy of revisiting favorite spots. We don’t [...]

Mornings Part 4: Breakfast to boost your mood

Here we are, part 4 of Walking on Mom Mornings, the final post sharing tips to start your day with less stress, and today we’re talking breakfast. If you’ve been following along with the rest of [...]

Mornings Part 3: Start a gratitude journal to ease stress

Start a gratitude journal to ease stress Welcome to week 3 of Walking on Mom Mornings, a morning routine to start your day with less stress, including this week’s tips for showing you how [...]

Mornings Part 2: Yoga and Meditation for less stress and anxiety

Yoga and meditation for less stress and anxiety Welcome to this second of this four-part series, Walking on Mom Mornings, a morning routine for stressed moms; in this post I will share with you [...]

Mornings Part 1: A morning routine for stressed moms

Mornings Part 1: A morning routine for stressed moms. Welcome all my stressed moms! I’m really excited to bring you Walking on Mom Mornings, a four-part series to help you start your day [...]

Five ways to help your friends with PPD, depression, anxiety

As if dealing with PPD, depression or anxiety isn’t hard enough, add to that the stigma associated with mental health struggles and now we’re talking isolation and fear. It’s [...]

Handling surprising emotions when our kids start kindergarten

You know that dream where you show up to school and you look down and realize you forgot to get dressed? Not even in pajamas, you are somehow completely and totally naked? Well, I’m fairly [...]

A mother’s reflections on fear in trying times

I’m trying something a little new with this post today. I used to write a lot of poetry in the throes of the angsty years though I’ve never called myself a poet. But I’ve been [...]

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On This Anniversary: A Message Of Thanks For Our Partners In Parenting

Today, July 19, is my wedding anniversary and I wanted to use this little space to send a small message of thanks to my partner in particular, and all of our partners in parenting in general.  [...]