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Mother’s Day Blues

Does Mother’s Day give you mixed feelings? I share about my 4 pregnancies and 2 births below because I can relate.

Do you find yourself sad, resentful, and/or disappointed on this special day meant for celebrating mothers? It’s OK to have those feelings. It’s OK to find joy and grief on this day.

How to gain momentum in 2021

Wow 2020 has been a wild and crazy year for most of us. How can we make 2021 a little more promising? Well a lot may be out of our control but we really do have control over some things and our mindset is one of those. One way to help with a more positive mindset is to have some momentum.

Momentum is one of the keys to getting to more of what you want in your life. It’s often hardest to get momentum started.

A Little Less Hallmark, a Little More Charlie Brown

I love Christmas. I love the lights and the decorations, the music and the special holiday events, the baking and the wrapping, the excitement and the anticipation. And most of all, I love the feeling of hope and goodwill that permeates the very air around us, the heightened expression of love and kindness to each other and the renewed commitment to have more compassion in our hearts.

But my relationship to Christmas is conflicted. As much as I love it, it also makes me sad.

Five Tips to Making this Holiday Great Despite the Ongoing Challenges

Do you have mixed feelings when you think of the holidays this year?

Unfortunately, the holidays can be such a stressful time for moms! Yet so much of what causes us stress, isn’t what makes the holidays special anyway. That’s why I am sharing five tips to making this holiday your best one ever despite what may be going on in our world right now.

Harnessing the Power of Pain, Stress, and Pressure to Transform your Family

In the midst of a pandemic, it might seem like a stretch to imagine that we are being turned into glittering diamonds, but hear me out. Think of how a diamond is formed. Regular carbon converts into the beautiful dazzling stone we all know, after the application of tremendous heat and pressure.

The Real Reason You’re Yelling at Your Kids (and How to Stop)

Between school closures and work-from-home schedules, do you find yourself yelling at your kids more than ever before? The “new normal” post COVID-19 certainly has us in close and constant proximity with our kids and as a result, tensions are running high. Chances are you’re tired of Zoom calls and feeling guilty about yelling at your kids for the zillionth time and want to learn how to stop the pattern.