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Disclosure :: this post is sponsored by Children's Hospital.  Christmas Tree Allergy: Yes, It’s Really a Thing, but Not From the Tree Itself! Oh Christmas tree, Oh Christmas tree, how we love to sing about you during the holiday season. With...
Disclosure :: This post is sponsored by OnPath Federal Credit Union. How to Plan Your Finances For the New Year Like a SUPERMOM 2019 went by so quickly, it’s time to start thinking about how you want to reach your financial...
Thinking back, I have felt off for years. I always chalked it up to life being busy, me being high energy, and having low patience. Over the last few years, friends from different circles have casually discussed their antidepressants...
Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Massage Envy. Give the Gift of Wellness with Massage Envy Another holiday season is upon us and so are the gatherings with friends, families, and co-workers for the year-end string of seasonal celebrations. The list...
A gut feeling. That little voice you can't ignore. A mother's intuition. Whatever you call it, you know what I mean. This is the story of my first child's birth, and I hope that it reminds you of the...
"Tough it out." "Be a Man." "Punch him." Aggression in boys and men is widely discussed. We are all informed of it and we know what it looks like. We know that we live in a culture that has encouraged physical aggression...
I am sitting home looking at the calendar and I can’t believe the number of things we have going on. Usually, the month starts pretty “empty” in the paper planner but by the time we finish, the first week...
Balance I've always had a very small chest (AA) and a large booty. For most of my adolescent and college life I wanted breast implants to balance out my body, to make my clothes fit better and for general aesthetic...
Disclosure :: this post is sponsored by Children's Hospital. The Attitude of Gratitude: How your state of mind can affect your health The holiday lights are strung up with care and the turkey is in the oven. It’s the perfect season...
We’ve all had those moments of glory when everyone is suddenly annoying, when the house mess is suddenly intolerable, and when the day cannot end quickly enough. When this happens, it can be helpful to take a moment to...
You're at the grocery store with your tantrum-throwing toddler in the buggy and your baby strapped tightly to your chest in their baby carrier. Quickly (HA) trying to get in, get your necessities, and get out. Someone stops you...
There has been a lot of discussion in recent years about the mental load. It is the invisible labor that goes into running a household and raising a family. Typically one partner carries more of the mental load. As...
Fall brings Halloween, pre-holiday anxiety, and end of semester blues, but it also brings something far scarier for some - Health Insurance Open Enrollment time. Having worked in the healthcare industry for over 16 years, (which is puzzling, because...
There. I said it. But before we dive in, let me cover my bases.  Pregnancy is a literal miracle, I know. I should be thankful that my body is healthy and able to create life, I know. I should be...

 

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