As a society of women, we've stopped truly loving ourselves. We've forgotten how to love ourselves and become afraid of showing ourselves love. That process needs to stop.

Why Self-Love is Dying and Why We Need to Fix It

As a society of women, we’ve stopped truly loving ourselves. We’ve forgotten how to love ourselves and become afraid of showing ourselves love. That process needs to stop, not just for ourselves, but for our children. For the past couple of years, I’ve focused on the way we, as a society of women, talk about […] Read more…

Sometimes it can feel hard to find joy in your everyday life, but these 6 tips can help!

Finding Joy in Your Everyday Life

A few months ago, I found myself caught in the crazy whirlwind of everyday life. Life felt a little monotonous–the dishes, the diapers, the laundry, the cleaning, the homework help, the swim lessons, the cooking. I was stressed and exhausted and, frankly, wasn’t feeling much joy. Yes, I loved my everyday reality. I loved my […] Read more…

Getting kids to feel gratitude (especially AFTER Thanksgiving) can be tricky, but here are some games and activities to help your kids feel gratitude all year round.

How to Help Kids Feel Gratitude

Thanksgiving is this week, so naturally I’ve got gratitude on my mind. It’s pretty easy this time of year to focus on my blessings rather than what I lack. It’s also pretty easy to talk to my kids about gratitude and to ask them what they’re grateful for. In fact, they often times bring it […] Read more…

Sometimes, as women, we get caught in the comparison trap and don't accept the good we do. But we're doing better than we think.

The One Thing Every Mom Needs to Accept

As a mom, I feel like I’m constantly at war with myself. Am I teaching my kids everything they need to learn? Did I handle that situation right? Do my kids know I love them? Am I doing enough? It seems impossible to accept my limitations and natural imperfections. I don’t think I’m alone in […] Read more…

Journaling can seem overwhelming, but with a few small tweaks in your thinking process, journaling can have real purpose and meaning in your every day life.

How to Journal with a Purpose

Oh, the dreaded journaling post! Write in a journal, they say. If you don’t, one day you’ll regret it! Keep a journal for your kids and grandkids and great-grandkids. They’ll love reading about your life and how much has changed. If you don’t write it down, you’ll forget it! Just thinking about journaling makes me […] Read more…

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