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Embracing Your Enoughness

I grew up thinking I was never good enough. I was never smart enough, skinny enough, I didn’t work hard enough. Instilled in me was a sense of worthlessness that was hard to overcome, and that still affects my life and relationships. While I have finally realized that I am a creature who is worthy […]

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Must-Have Resources for Mompreneurs

Dreams are awesome. But a dream without a plan is just a wish, right? I’ve loaded you mompreneurs up with links to resources that have helped me build 2 brick and mortar businesses.  These are just some of the practical tools and resources that I’ve discovered..and remember I’m a newbie so there are WAY more out there […]

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Negative Nelly = Jiggly Belly. How Your Icky Attitude is Keeping Your Fat

Whether you want to face it or not…your attitude is making you fat.   Legit: There are some genetic medical conditions that mess hormones up and create excess weight, yes.   For most of us however, here are the excuses we give ourselves – go ahead, check yours off the list: “Healthy food is expensive, […]

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Post Weaning Depression

Post Weaning Depression

Post Weaning Depression This is a much lesser known or talked about issue than post-partum depression. In fact, the DSM-IV doesn’t distinguish the two diagnoses, I suppose since it is for the most part the same physiology. Here’s what happens:  Post-partum, there is a huge dip in the amount of oxytocin produced after the spike […]

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Moms & Mindfulness: 5 Tips to Reduce Stress

“The little things? The little moments? They aren’t little.” ~ Jon Kabot-Zinn As moms, it’s often hard to live in the moment. To really be present and mindful of what is happening within us and around us (especially with babies and toddlers underfoot). Our minds constantly churn with thoughts and judgments about ourselves and others. […]

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Dr. Google: Understanding Cystic Fibrosis

A special thanks to guest blogger, Lauren Gibbs.  Waiting anxiously for a call back from the nurse.  Boiling nebulizers late at night.  Starting the day early so breathing treatments are finished before rushing out the door.  Tossing and turning because you know tomorrow is clinic – a nearly four hour ordeal not including the three hour […]

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