The New Parent’s Guide to Surviving the Holidays

It’s that time of year. Thanksgiving is on the way, followed quickly by Christmas and New Year’s. It’s a fun and exciting time, particularly for new parents who are excited to share these firsts with their new child. But it can also be a frustrating and stressful time, as family and work commitments make demands Keep Reading

Relationships 101: Do You Know What You Really Want?

Successful, happy relationships require that both people know and understand what they want out of the relationship. Without that knowledge, you run the risk of being in a relationship with someone who doesn’t want the same thing you do, a relationship that stagnates and goes nowhere, or one in which both partners are trying to Keep Reading

Get More Passion and Creativity In Your Life

It’s easy to get caught up in the routine of working, taking care of kids, and keeping a house running smoothly. Unfortunately, when we get caught up in that routine, it leads to a life that tends to be either boring or stressful. That’s why it’s important that you make time for other things like Keep Reading

Guess What? I Did Some Things!

I’ve been working on some things in the background, and hadn’t talked about them publicly because I didn’t know what I would do, if anything, with them. But now that I’m done and I’ve figured out what I want to do with them, I’m super excited to share what I’ve done. I’m a life coach Keep Reading

Why Keep a Journal? (Plus: Alternatives If You Hate Writing!)

Everyone tells you to keep a journal these days: therapists, life coaches, self-help and personal development books. They all tout the benefits of keeping one, but the question is: is it really worth it? I think it is. There are numerous benefits to keeping a journal, and since it can be customized to be exactly Keep Reading

Self-Care During a Breakup or Divorce

Self-care is always important, but when you’re going through a breakup or divorce, it might be even more critical. Life is hard enough, and the emotional stress and turmoil of a breakup just makes it worse.Self-care won’t make it all better, but it will help if it’s done correctly. Self-care during a breakup or divorce Keep Reading

Bridging Two Worlds: When To Bring the Kids and the New Partner Together

One of the biggest questions single parents have when it comes to dating is, when do I introduce the kids to my new partner? It’s not an easy question to answer, and everyone will have a different opinion. I introduced my kids to my current partner a little more than two months after we started Keep Reading

Want Better Relationships? Try Dating Yourself!

I was friends with my boyfriend for eight years before we started dating. During that eight years, I was in a relationship for the first year and a half. The other six and a half? I was single and not dating. Well, that’s not totally true. I dated myself. Dating yourself might sound really weird Keep Reading