Tag: self care

Moms Fun

Moms Just Want to Have Fun

Parenting is exhausting. We are constantly shuttling our kids around to activities, camps, and events. Sometimes we set aside time for a date night,...
terribletwo

Pushing Through the Terrible Twos

My daughter has never been "easy." She's always been a good sleeper (with a major hiccup during the toddler bed transition) and a great...
Lonely Woman

A Mom’s Battle Plan for Loneliness

Can we be honest? Motherhood, for all its wonder and great joy, can be isolating at times. Surrounded by people we love and their...
Autoimmune

I’m Not the Mom I Wanted to Be: Autoimmune Disease Stole...

I always dreamed of being a mom. Those dreams included long family road trips, exercising together, and being healthy. Autoimmune disease stole those dreams,...
my so-called life image

Revisiting “My So-Called Life”

Nothing has ever made me want to wear plaid and listen to Nirvana as much as re-watching “My So-Called Life” on Hulu.  “My So-Called Life”...
pantrymvp

Five Pantry MVPs

A well-stocked pantry is something that brings me peace of mind and takes away a little of the stress at the end of a...
sun safety

Sun Safety, Part 2: A Geeky Guide To Sun Protective Clothing

In my last post for this collective, we tackled a mini science lesson on decoding the not-so-straightforward sunscreen label in light of Skin Cancer...
child with anxiety and depression

Helping a Child with Anxiety and Depression

Children are not strangers to anxiety and depression. The difficulty with our kids is that they are oftentimes not equipped to fully express what...
mirror

Do you recognize yourself in the mirror?

Who were you before you became a mother?  Have you lost sight of her? Is there anyone else out there who has changed so much...
sunscreen

Don’t Feel the Burn: Decoding the Not-So-Straightforward Sunscreen Label

If you’ve not yet experienced it yourself, it’s likely you’ve watched this poolside scene go down. The sunscreen application meltdown. The typical perpetrator includes a...