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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Your ‘Right Life’ of 2019

Each new year is an opportunity for change.  Our social media feeds and inboxes bombard us with messages about ways to improve ourselves.  After a while, these messages stop feeling inspiring and leave us feeling that we are not good enough exactly as we are. In a small act of defiance, I decided not to make

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Grateful For Gratitude: Ways to Remember Your Blessings

Through the years, I have filled page after page of gratitude journals.  It is a wonderful practice to keep you gratitude-focused on life’s abundance, but I understand from a practical perspective, it can be hard to stick with.  Currently I do not have one that I am using, so I wanted to look at other

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Imagining Our Way to a More Resilient Life

Hands down, one of the best qualities to help our children blossom is resilience.  Even if they are slower to warm up to change, if they have a resilient core, they will adapt to whatever life throws at them.  Since resilience is not an easily quantifiable trait, it may seem impossible to teach.  Many believe

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Learning Healthy Eating Habits

When it comes to my boys’ diets, they each have distinct preferences and tastes.  While I do my best to take these into consideration when it comes to meal planning, there will be days when I will not please everyone.  I balance this out by making a specific favorite of each of my boys. This

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