Self Care

3 Steps For Letting Go of Control In Motherhood

Hey There Mama! I am writing to you today about a topic that I struggle with frequently. Control. In motherhood for me control looks like being in charge of mealtimes, giving my husband a long list of do’s and don’ts before leaving for an hour or two (like he doesn’t already know and isn’t fully […]

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Sick day Sick day

Stayed home today to take care is my son. He’s 10 months and keeps getting ear infections. About an hour into the day I started getting body aches, sore throat, coughing and feeling nauseous. I guess it’s a sick day for me too. Spending nap time sitting drinking tea and willing myself to get better […]

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Treat Yo’ Self on a Budget

Often when we hear of self care we think of getting a massage, getting a pedicure, or treating yourself to a fancy dinner outing. I’ve written a lot about alternative self care activities (walking, exercise, spending time with friends/family, mindfulness, etc.) but sometimes we want those fancy things! In this post I’m going to share […]

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Self Care Tips for Parents

Hello Friends! Being the mom to a 9-month-old has made me realize that self-care pre-baby and self-care post-baby are two very different things. Where I used to have unlimited time after work to take care of myself, my home and spend time with friends and family; now I find myself with a bunch of new […]

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Ramblings | Self Care

A New Work Adventure

Hello! About two months ago I left a job that caused me to be overworked and over stressed. I would be excited on days I got sick because it meant I could stay home, rest and not have to go in. I was getting sick physically and experiencing depression quite often. When I wasn’t at […]

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Healthy Eating | Self Care

A Work In Progress

Last Sunday morning I was baking some brownies preparing for a visit with a friend later that day. Within minutes I found myself licking the spoon and eating the left over batter. Man, did it taste good. Pure bliss. There was a time when I would have mistaken this for self care. Those “feel good” […]

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Self Care and Hard Work

Hello, I have shared before that I am a fan of minimalism. This past year I have reduced many of my belongings, especially my closet, in an effort to provide more space in my life. Now, I am also a fan of color, my funky pop Harry Potter collection and have a junk drawer in […]

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