I've been doing my 10-minute-a-day cleanup -- giving away 10 things a day. For me, it works like a charm because I can't bear doing any more than that. And some days I'm not yet ready to give away the suit with the shoulder pads, but when I pass by a week later, then I'm ready. Some days it's just harder to leave the 80s behind. So a couple of days ago I ventured into my … [Read more...] about Surprising Outcomes of a 10-minute Cleanup
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Yup, it’s supposed to be a time for us moms who are juggling work and home life, a pandemic, civil unrest, and a political election to also improve our mind, body and character. No big deal, right? You have time for that! I don’t know about you, but in March I was much more hopeful and believed as long as I took all these uncomfortable challenges a day at a time, I’d be … [Read more...] about Would you believe that September is self-improvement month?
As we approach Thanksgiving, we’re all reminded that this time of year is all about feasting. Families, friends, and communities all join together to EAT. I’m also reminded of all the good I see in my community around food insecurity during this season. My girls’ hockey league is passionate about empowering their players to learn about making a difference. These young … [Read more...] about My New Realization About Food Privilege This Thanksgiving
While dizziness in pregnancy may be cause for concern, this generally temporary lightheadedness is usually the result of a benign pregnancy-related cause. A lot is going on in your body when you are pregnant, and it can have an impact on your overall circulation. Often, this inhibited circulation leads to dizziness in pregnancy and, as a result, lightheadedness that is almost … [Read more...] about Causes of Dizziness in Pregnancy
I grew up in a picturesque suburb of New York City. By all outside appearances, I had it together: confident, carefree, and a natural leader. I went to college, built a high profile career in the media industry, got married, and had children. Then I had a daughter. The second I heard “it’s a girl,” I knew that I had to build a better me because of her. I realized then that … [Read more...] about 8 Tips For Raising Girls with Confidence