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I took clothes out of the dryer this morning for the first time in weeks, maybe months. As a general rule, I don’t do laundry. While I don’t send my kids to school in dirty clothes, and while I do...

Sunday: Reset

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Do you suffer from the Sunday Scaries? Do the Monday Blues get you down? Me too. What Happens My mood shifts, starting mid-afternoon on Sunday. My mind starts reminding my body that it is almost time to switch from weekend mode to...
After I graduated from college (thanks to the recession), I spent a couple of years working at my favorite retail store. While the job wasn’t great for my career advancement or my finances (it’s really hard not to buy...
Naomi Osaka’s “no” was a shock heard ‘round the world. On May 31st, the top-ranked Japanese professional tennis player announced she was officially withdrawing from the French Open, citing mental health issues as a concern. Osaka's announcement came one...
Mom Guilt: The Working Mom, Breastfeeding Edition Becoming a mother brings its own sets of challenges. They all bring their own rollercoaster of emotions. One of the biggest difficulties mothers feel is the dreaded Mom Guilt. We all feel it...
Like many of us, I have been working remotely for more than a year now. When the pandemic began, I was seven months pregnant. My daughter was born in June and I “returned” to work in August. So, I...
We've all heard the phrase growing up that you can be anything you want to be. As a female, this was drilled even deeper; but at 34 I finally get it. For years my perception of this statement was...
If You Don't Have Anything Nice to Say... Your mama probably did always tell you, “If you don’t have anything nice to say, don’t say anything at all!” We all know it. But sometimes we forget and a little too...
5 Family Friendly Crockpot Recipes to Make During a Busy Week How many times do we come home tired from a long day of work to have to make a meal for our families? Yes, fast food or takeout are...
I’ve been a proud member of the working world for a decade now, and it has just occurred to me that over half of that time, I’ve been a working mom. I’m not saying that makes me an expert,...
How Being a Parent Helped Me Become the Person I Was Meant to Be As a child, most of us played with dolls. We grabbed our “babies” and played Momma to plastic dolls. Looking back on those days, I always...
She’s the frazzled, frustrated, frumpy woman running around fussing at kids, juggling everything, and trying to make it all happen. She seems to appear at times of intense activity, like Christmas. She’s feared and dreaded in my home, yet...
Times now are pretty tough. It has been a pretty exhausting year, and I can tell that majority of the people’s patience is treading on very thin ice. I know for me, some days I’ve completely shut down but I...
In one fell swoop, my dream career was shattered. After working for many years to create the career I always wanted, and just as I was beginning to see success, everything fell apart. Left alone, with no way to...