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Monday Holiday Woes For This Mom

Woe is me, Monday holidays are not for me.  I feel resentful and a bunch of other unwanted emotions every time there is a Monday holiday…there I said it.  I know some of you SAHM are thinking duh, it’s hard of all of us we have a whole extra day of having to entertain our […]

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Best Laid Plans

“Best Laid Plans.” When this phrase is used it is usually followed by a “but” or a story of how that plan didn’t…well…go as planned. I almost always have a plan. I’m not sure if this is a superpower or a flaw. But I like to think I have found a way to make it […]

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Making Lemonade Out Of Lemons: Husband Traveling Edition

Who doesn’t love some lemonade? Ok so I know that alcohol isn’t the healthiest of coping skills but sometimes responsibly and in moderation, it is just what a stressed out mom needs…. Just sayin’. So you may remember my idea of taking not so pleasant parenting situations and coming up with ways of making lemonade […]

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Helping Grieving Children Get Through the Holidays

The holidays are coming, which as a mom can bring a lot of stress and grief of its own kind.  However, for those families that may have experienced a death in the family, the holiday prep can look a lot different.   Navigating my own grief as well as helping my clients has a different significance […]

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Making Lemonade Out Of Lemons: Sleep Training Edition

Who doesn’t love some lemonade? Especially with a little lavender and vodka…and maybe a little mint…oh! The post. Right…sorry I got distracted. So anyhoo… I had an idea the other night to turn a not-so-pleasant parenting experience into a more pleasant evening. Making lemonade out of lemons so to speak.  Thus, my new idea for […]

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