October 31, 2014

7 Things to Do When you are Overwhelmed

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As moms, we are supposed to be everything for everyone. That’s how it works, right? But what happens when you are burned out. What happens when you are overwhelmed and just need someone to take care of you so you can gather your bearings. As moms, it’s sometimes easy to forget that we need to … [Read more...]

Giving Yourself Permission to Shut Down for the Day

trip to the zoo

As moms, I think we often try to push ourselves as hard as we can. That's why we stay up too late, say "yes" to too many things, and feel guilty if we take time to ourselves. There just aren't enough hours in the day and we are trying to be everything for everyone. It's exhausting. We can't do it … [Read more...]

Are YOU the One Stressing Yourself Out?

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Life can be stressful. We all know that. And stress can cause all kinds of issues from health issues like headaches, insomnia, and high blood pressure to issues with anxiety and irritability. But how much of our stress do we bring on ourselves? And do we ever get in the habit of being stressed … [Read more...]

Are You Getting Enough Sleep?

are you getting enough sleep?

Sleep is a rare commodity for most moms. Even now that my baby is sleeping through the night, I rarely get more than 6 hours of sleep a night -- and that's on a good night. According to a BabyCenter.com Special Report, 3 out of 5 moms say sleep is the number one challenge in their family with 50 … [Read more...]

7 Things NOT to Do Before Going to Bed


The things we do before going to bed at night can drastically reduce the quality of sleep that we get. No one wants a grumpy mom so it’s important to choose your late night activities wisely. Many of the things that have a directly negative impact on the quality of sleep we get at night are the … [Read more...]