Feeling stuck for 2018? Try taking a risk!


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I say this every year. The holidays went to quickly! I can’t believe it’s New Years already! And yet, like Groundhog’s Day, here I am. Saying the same thing. I can’t believe it’s New Years already! With New Years, there is the age old New Years Resolution. Many times, we go for things that we […]

December 29, 2017

Perfectionism and the 20-Ton Shield


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  I LOVE Brene Brown. I have read so many of her books, and they all resonate with me in different ways. I feel her super power is the ability to perfectly put words to difficult to explain emotions and states of mind. Well, she has done it again with this short clip about perfectionism. […]

October 29, 2017

The Importance of Perspective


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We’ve all heard of the ol’ proverbial glass half empty vs half full. This phrase is referencing perspective, or the ability to see the silver lining in the storm clouds. Perspective helps to remind us what is important, and what is not. It allows us to not sweat the small stuff and realize that (mostly) […]

April 21, 2017

A Case for Tantrums


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My daughter is 3, almost 4, so my husband and I have been deep in tantrum territory for quite some time.  And, I will admit – I have really struggled with how to handle her tantrums. My daughter is a very…willful, spirited child.  I have gotten my fair share of meltdowns in stores when I […]

November 10, 2015

Turmeric: Better than Prozac?


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I am a huge advocate for a holistic, natural approach as a first line of defense against…well pretty much everything. Back pain? Try a chiropractor. Stomach ache? Reach for probiotics before Pepto. Catch a cold or got allergies? Fill up the Neti-Pot and slug back some local honey. My mom is a nurse, so I […]

October 8, 2015

An Open Letter to My First Baby


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An Open Letter to My First Baby Dear Lovey, This letter has been a very long time in the making – 38 weeks, to be exact. But, to be honest, I really wasn’t sure how I was going to be able to verbalize, let alone write down, the feelings I have towards you. I have […]

September 16, 2015