10 Things Happy Moms Don’t Do

A few weeks ago, I wrote about the 10 things I think moms should do every day to be happy. Today, let’s talk about 10 things happy moms don’t do. These are the things that, if you truly want to be happy, you won’t do – or if you do them, you’ll stop. So what Keep Reading

Lessons Learned In 40 Years

I turned 40 over the weekend. For a long time, I dreaded it. I did not want to turn 40. Every time my boyfriend teased me about it, or my kids mentioned it, I would groan and roll my eyes. I was not looking forward to it. But then a few weeks ago, it all Keep Reading

10 Things Moms Should Do Every Day to Be Happy

When you’re a busy mom, sometimes it feels like you’re just running from one thing to another to get through the day. It’s important to do things for you, however, so you don’t end up burnt out, overwhelmed, and exhausted. Wouldn’t you love to be a happier mom? Of course, adding more things to your Keep Reading

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

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

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

Self-Care for the Busy Mom (It’s Not a Joke!)

Too often, we believe that being a good mom means putting everyone ahead of ourselves. The fact is, if we don’t take care of ourselves, we get burnt out. We lose patience and emotional balance and often find ourselves doing things we don’t want to do, like yelling. Self-care for busy moms is neither a Keep Reading

What Does “For the Sake of the Children” Really Mean?

You often hear people say they’re staying in an unhappy marriage for the sake of the children. But what does that really mean? Is it really best for your kids to stay in an unhappy, toxic, or abusive relationship? What Does “For the Sake of the Children” Really Mean? Chris Sain, Jr. said, “Sometimes the Keep Reading

How Meditation Improves Parenting

I start my day, every single day, with meditation and yoga. I used to make exceptions – if I was tired, or cramping, or sick, or had a lot to do, or traveling. But I no longer make exceptions because the benefits of these two practices are just too wonderful. Meditation is what I’m going Keep Reading