Mom, Myself, & I

Emotional eating happens when you turn to food for comfort. It’s not necessarily because you’re hungry, but rather because a void needs to be filled or a feeling needs to be suppressed. These feelings can take over and consume your thoughts. The crunchy saltiness of a potato chip or the sweet sinfulness of a piece of cake may call your name ...

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Small acts of kindness have the power to make a big difference in the lives of others. This winter, when things are cold and glum outside, challenge yourself to brighten someone else’s day by completing a small, simple act of kindness. Bring your little one in on the fun by telling them what you’re doing and letting them help create small acts ...

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Winter can be tough. The cold, glum days outside can sometimes leave us feeling tired and worn-down and when you have little ones the harsh weather can lead to all kinds of cooped up frustrations. If winter blues have you feeling down and you’re looking for a quick pick-me-up, check out the list below of five ways you can brighten your day in ...

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Confession: I am a bit obsessed with Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds. I mean seriously, have you ever seen such a perfect couple? The way that she looked while pregnant on the red carpet? How they seem to always be cracking each other up but also checking each other out? The adorable speeches Ryan makes about her and the pride you hear in his ...

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Can we talk for a minute about how scary it is to be a mother? Going into this holiday season, I feel like my heart is both happy -- and weighed down by the hard and scary stuff of life. When I look at my kids playing happily in front of me, I think of all the families who have lost children in their lives. When I curl up under my warm ...

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The holidays can be a wonderful time -- but also an incredibly painful time if you have lost someone you love. For some, the holidays are a painful reminder of what could have been or what feels like should have been. For others, the holidays mark a "first," a time to be met after a loved one has already gone and that time is never easy. ...

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On the chance that you're looking for a story to both melt your heart and bring some serious tears to your eye, here it is: Photographer Heidi Spillane of my three arrows photography shared a breathtaking photo shoot that she took with four-year-old Nora Davis, a preschooler from North Carolina. The pictures feature the young beauty in a ...

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Turn on the news and you’re bound to hear a headline of a new scam being pulled off by thieves and hackers. The unfortunate news is there’s yet another scam to be aware of and it involves the previously innocent gift card. ...

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I love this picture! Do you see that little arm sneaking in to interrupt the 30 seconds of time we had together? This picture depicts the struggle as parents to have the time to connect after a long day. There is schoolwork to be finished, dinner to be cooked and eaten, chores to be done, sports to be played, showers to be had, and then the long ...

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The most wonderful time of the year is here -- but it’s also one of the busiest and can turn into the most stressful time of year for many parents. Many of us are guilty of over committing ourselves with decorating, parties, family outings, and shopping. Factor in the other obligations of daily life and it's easy to see how stress can spiral out ...

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