Parenting should not be an act of self-sacrifice; helping kids grow into healthy, happy individuals requires healthy, happy parents — Parenting should not be a self-sacrificing role. As I've written about it before, I strongly believe that helping kids grow into healthy, … [Read more...] about Ready to Snap? 4 Ways to Cope with Parenting Stress
The women I admired rarely fit into society's standards of beauty. But they did have 1 thing in common: no apologies for who they really were. — Like most women I know, I spent the entirety of my teens and early twenties thinking that being beautiful meant fitting in. That, … [Read more...] about The Most Beautiful Thing You Can Wear is Confidence
As I get older, I find that achieving New Year’s resolutions results almost exclusively from our mindset and what we decide to do with our time — After the year we’ve all just had, I feel it’s safe to say we’re all secretly (or rather obviously) looking forward to the start … [Read more...] about 2021 — It’s the Beginning of Anything You Want
This difficult year has taught me that every challenge has a solution — and also helped me kick the habit of wanting to be perfect — It's strange how quickly things can change. One minute you're debating whether 2020 is the start of a new decade. The next you're going … [Read more...] about What I’ve Learned About Being a Mom in 2020
With mindfulness and a little strategy, you can preserve your sanity, your health and be open to receive the gifts of family life during COVID-19 — I am convinced that, as we debated whether 2020 was the beginning of a new era, none of us expected it to be so … [Read more...] about The Age of Isolation: How Can We Manage It & What Can We Learn from It?
Taking the time to focus on your own wellbeing is an essential part of parenting happy and well-adjusted children — Being a mom of two, I face my fair share of daily challenges. There are the organizational nightmares when my partner is away on business (which … [Read more...] about Happy Parent, Happy Child: Why It’s Not Selfish to Focus on Yourself