Self-Care

8 Strategies Moms Can Use to Achieve Work-Life Balance

work-life balance for working moms

More moms than ever are returning to work after maternity leave. According to the U. S. Department of Labor, 70% of mothers with children under 18 years old are working moms, and 75% of those mothers work full time. Many  working moms struggle with feelings of guilt and overwhelm as they try to “do it all”. […]

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Help; A Four Letter Word

Asking for help as a new mom

When I look at strong, fierce women I admire, one of the similar threads amongst all of them is this; they know when and how to ask for help. They also know how to accept help when it’s offered. And they are not apologetic about it. Note that I specifically say “when” AND “how,” because to me, these are two extremely different […]

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Why Moms Need An Outlet

why moms need an outlet

I am a mom. I am a mom from the moment my alarm goes off at 6:45am until 8pm at night. Who am I kidding? I am a mom all day, everyday! Those 2am “mom, I feel sick” calls from my kids’ beds get me every time. You’re never really off duty when you’re a […]

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30 Days of Self-Care

30 days of self care

I’m a huge advocate of self-care, and think it should be a daily requirement for every living soul. When you’re a mom, juggling soccer games, parent-teacher conferences, and a 9 to 5, self-care often falls by the wayside. I’m not afraid to admit that I’ve put off my fair share of showers just so that […]

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5 Healthy Ways Mom Can De-Stress

Being a mom isn’t all smiles and cuddles. Let’s not sugar coat it, sometimes motherhood sucks. There, I said it, and I’m not taking it back. I love my kid so much that I might actually bite her perfectly round cheeks one day, but that doesn’t make me immune from mom-life overwhelm. Whether you’re a […]

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