I think that we can all agree that this has been a stressful year across the globe. Often Holidays themselves can sometimes add an additional layer of stress. Stress can knock us off balance. It can take us back to the past when we were upset and anxious. It can propel us into future anxieties as well. Often what stress doesn’t do is keep us in the present moment … [Read more...] about Grateful, Not Stressful for Thanksgiving
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Life is full of unpredictable moments, especially when you have kids. But, for us parents, we wouldn’t have it any other way. The good news is, establishing routines and habits can help you take some control over your life and ease anxiety. One of the most important places you should focus on is your finances. Creating financial security for your family will give you peace of … [Read more...] about Three Crucial Ingredients to Creating Financial Security for Your Family
What causes it, and how to fix it. A few months back, I spent the afternoon at the park with a dear friend and his nine-year-old twin boys. While Brad and I savored a day away from our computers and phones, his boys became more anxious as the afternoon progressed, punctuating our walk with choruses of “I’m bored!” Why did three hours of sunshine without ipads, phones, … [Read more...] about Does Your Child Suffer from Technology-Induced Anxiety?
Hi Mamas, I'm lying in bed listening to the rain pour down in Malibu, taking a moment to slow down and put these past weeks in perspective. I'm staying in, Mexican getaway canceled and kids are gearing up for home school for the next few weeks. Staying in seems like a responsible choice right now. The top question right now seems to be, how can I stay healthy? Everyone … [Read more...] about 4 Simple Things To Do To Stay Happy and Healthy At Home
Do you feel a little bummed out in the winter? The two of us definitely favor the warm, sunny summer months and Tammy even named her daughter Summer, since we love the season so much. And in the winter we tend to feel less happy. It turns out, there’s actually a reason why! When we’re exposed to sunlight our brains produce endorphins, our body’s feel good chemicals. In the … [Read more...] about Six Simple Food Tricks To Beat The Winter Blues