Do you ever feel like having body confidence is a dream within an elusive dream? Unachievable. Unrealistic. At least, for women, it seems to be the slippery goal we would all like to attain and yet the harder we try the more it disappears into to distant unattainable list of wishes never to be realized. […]
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There is a terrific moment in “The Office” when the character of Michael Scott has gotten himself into some serious financial trouble. After reviewing all of his financial choices, he marches into his workplace and, throwing his hands in the air, loudly proclaims “I DECLARE BANKRUPTCY!!” Needless to say, he was dismayed to find out […]
Family traditions When you hear the word “traditions” do you feel a buzz of excitement?…..Immediately smell a freshly cut Christmas tree? Or a pumpkin pie heaped with whipping cream, and hear, in your mind, a crackling fire? Or… Do waves of nausea and/or anxiety (Work, Work, Work, and for what? A display of ineptitude?) immediately […]
Have you ever wished you had a written list of all of your friends favorite things so that when you wanted to watch a movie, read a book or get a stain out of your favorite shirt you would have a go-to of suggestions at your fingertips??? Well, look no further friends! We decided that […]
Home Organization Do you ever look around your home…the space where you CHOOSE to exist and feel like you’re going to have a full on panic attack??? I do. A lot. Although, I must say that I blame it on the heathens I choose to live with. Especially the red-headed variety. Bless them. I adore […]
Wisdom from Parenting Survivors: Regrets and Tips from 400 empty-nesters – Guest Dr. David Schramm. Episode 73.
Is parenting without regrets possible? Since perfection is impossible, so is perfect parenting. How does that Frank Sinatra song go? “Regrets, I’ve had a few, but then again, too few to mention” For parents, sometimes the fear of potential regret is more exhausting than the actual regret itself. Personally, I dread getting the parenting […]
As I write this I am vacationing in Mexico with my husband and two oldest kids! Because of how our kids are spaced we decided to take them two-at-a-time on a special trip with mom and dad while they are in high school. So, this episode is pretty much perfect for my life right now. […]
Moms, if you could name the sinister voice inside your head that is constantly comparing yourself to other moms, who would it be? Cruella de Vil? Miranda Priestly? Ursula? Or the Wicked Witch of the West? My sister-in-law Wendy named hers Bellatrix (an evil witch in the Harry Potter series). Of course […]
4 Steps to Making Life Changes That Actually Stick – Guest Kristin Brown of “The Progress Project” podcast. Episode 70
If you are human it’s pretty much guaranteed that you have a list of life changes that you would like to make. Unfortunately, It is also guaranteed (due to your human-ness) that you have probably tried to make MANY changes already and a multitude of those efforts have fallen by the wayside. Any exhausted parent […]
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