Category: Mindfulness

Random Roundup – August 29, 2017

Random Roundup – August 29, 2017

Horse love I signed one of my daughters up for an extra-curricular activity (drum roll please): horse riding lessons. My typically hot-tempered kiddo becomes very calm and peaceful on a horse; it’s honestly therapeutic.  This is a first because my parenting philosophy leans away from […]

Top 12 Things I have learned about diets in the past 30 years

Top 12 Things I have learned about diets in the past 30 years

I have waved the white flag on dieting.  Here is what I have learned the past 30 years of having a dysfunctional relationship with food and distorted body-image. Diets are designed to fail from the minute you start them. This is true because any sort […]

Reasons Why I Don’t Get the Mom Struggle (reasons #5-9)

Reasons Why I Don’t Get the Mom Struggle (reasons #5-9)

In continuation from my last post with reasons #1-4, here are more reasons why I don’t get the mom struggle. Reasons #5-9 Why I Don’t Get the Mom Struggle 5. I communicate with my partner, A LOT, about EVERYTHING and I pass things off to […]

Reasons Why I Don’t Get the Mom Struggle (Reasons #1-4)

Reasons Why I Don’t Get the Mom Struggle (Reasons #1-4)

“You make it look so easy” is something I have heard more than once. Motherhood is not easy, but I have figured out why I don’t feel the mom struggle. Here are reasons #1-4 why I don’t feel the mom struggle.

“I pulled a Michelle.” I am a verb about doing what you want.

“I pulled a Michelle.” I am a verb about doing what you want.

Do you do what you want instead of what you feel obligated to do? If so, then you have “pulled a Michelle.” When you feel tugged to do something you really do not want to, pull a Michelle!

13 More General Ways to Help You “Do It All”

13 More General Ways to Help You “Do It All”

It’s a 2-parter! The concept of finding more time requires more than 1 blog post.

Am I raising a mean girl?

Am I raising a mean girl?

How do we avoid raising daughters who are mean girls? My answer: don’t be a mean girl yourself.

If I meditate for 5 minutes, I am a better mom

If I meditate for 5 minutes, I am a better mom

This is why meditating has made me a better mom.

The times I was really close to my breaking point

The times I was really close to my breaking point

Did I ever tell you about the time I almost lost my mind?

How to handle a strong-willed toddler

How to handle a strong-willed toddler

“Wow, my toddler is SO even-tempered and obedient!” said NO PARENT EVER. You usually hear, “Wow, my kid NEVER listens to me.” I try to soften this by saying I have a strong-willed toddler. So what’s a mama to do?

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