Breathe in Peace, Breathe Out Calm

As your children grow older, you may start to notice fragments of freedom in your life.  These are subtle at first, but as your kids become more self-sufficient and define social lives outside the house, there begins a shift where you might be able to pay more attention to yourself. Now that my boys are

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Time Away for Parents

Once a year, for the past twelve years, my husband and I go on a cruise without our kids.  This may sound like heaven, but in all honesty, the amount of planning that goes into making sure our boys are happy and healthy while we are away, takes a bit of the shine off the

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Improving Family Well-Being by Way of Self-Care

Last month as a way to kick off the new year, I signed up for an equine (horse) coaching session.  The premise for this kind of session is for the horse to give you cues to the authenticity of the stories you have about yourself and your life.  A coach will guide you through exercises with

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Ice Cream and Skip Days

At the beginning of 2017, I took it upon myself to begin a daily, at-home yoga practice.  In times of stress or when my husband is traveling for extended periods, having this respite on my mat has been a lifesaver. After we moved in the late summer of 2018, daily yoga became an immense struggle

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