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Mama: You Need to Meditate

My Problematic Morning Mantra to my Kids: “Come on. Let’s go.” “Your socks aren’t on yet, and school starts soon. Let’s do this, kiddos.” “You forgot what at home? We’ll have to hurry back to get it.” “We’re late. Hurry, kids!” Diagnosing the Problem One morning, on our drive to school, I really reflected on […]

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Happy Nutrition Month

Happy Nutrition Month!

Making Time for Nutrition March is National Nutrition Month! Focusing on your own health can be straightforward, but when you add kids, jobs, activities, and other stress nutrition is often the first thing to go. National Nutrition Month® is an annual nutrition education and information campaign created by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. The campaign, [...]
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Living Divorced

I’ve just spent more hours than I care to admit researching, installing, and troubleshooting the “best” parental app for my youngest son’s phone. The app that worked on the two older teens’ phones didn’t work on my youngest son’s phone. Isn’t that always the way? I am not tech savvy, so a task like this […]

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You Have Your Hands Full, Mama

I took my horse and pony show to Walmart today. It was the end of Christmas break. Everyone was exhausted from traveling, experiencing a severe sugar crash, and no one really wanted to spend the morning grocery shopping. By the time we were done, my 1 year old was crying and my boys were being […]

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