Despite popular belief, creating a mantra is not reserved for earth mamas who meditate for 2 hours every morning. This practice requires no extra time out of your day, making it accessible for busy moms who could use a bit more balance and mindfulness interwoven into their routines. The word “mantra” comes from manas (mind) and tra (tool) in sanskrit, and the more tools we … [Read more...] about Creating A Motherhood Mantra And Why It Matters
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Three years and two miscarriages after we had our daughter, we were at a crossroads. Do we continue trying to conceive with more invasive procedures or do we pursue adoption? After a lot of talking and planning, my husband and I both decided it was time for adoption. Quite frankly, I was reluctant at first. I wasn’t ready. I was still grieving the fact that I … [Read more...] about One Mother’s Road To Choosing Adoption
Men are our opposites. There's no other way around it. And while we know more about them scientifically than ever before, we can still be left feeling pretty confused when dealing with them. This is probably truer right after a break up than at any other point in our relationship with them. You're not together anymore, maybe he's even the one who ended it, but every time you … [Read more...] about If a Guy Is Jealous, Does That Mean He Still Has Feelings for Me?
Now that you have gone on a few dates with that special guy, you can’t help but wonder what he is thinking. While some guys are great at asking for a commitment or letting you know they are interested after a couple months, others will be less forthcoming. This leaves you with that age-old conundrum of trying to avoid coming off as clingy while still figuring out if he really … [Read more...] about How to Ask a Guy You Are Seeing Where You Stand
To Keep Pedaling It was a Tuesday. I had been married about a month and a half. I got up early to ride my stationary bike before work. My husband was getting ready to go to his office. He got a call from a friend. “Hey, you should probably turn on your TV. There’s something going on in New York City.” My husband came to me, turned on the TV next … [Read more...] about To Keep Pedaling