Tag Archives: balance

Holiday traditions. Can you have too much of a good thing?

Oh, the holidays. It seems the second the jack-o-lanterns hit the compost we gear up to deck the halls. A holly jolly season ripe for memory making. Today, TV and social media are full of ideas on the latest, greatest … Continue reading

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Why you need to stop rushing your preschooler

Do you feel like you’re always in a hurry, rushing your kids around? Have you ever stopped and wondered how this affects your child? I was recently walking through a park, when I noticed a grandmother with her young granddaughter. … Continue reading

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Parenting is key to help teens navigate high school

If you’ve got kids, the first day of school was probably pretty emotional for everyone…parents and kids alike and it really doesn’t matter what grade they are entering.  But, if you have a teen starting high school, then you know “those … Continue reading

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Making time for your “Valentine”

Get ready for the day, work, come home, make dinner while keeping Pumpkin occupied, clean up, play together, walk the dog, do the bedtime routine, the laundry, pay the bills, catch a tiny bit of me time, then finally… sleep. … Continue reading

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It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year…but I’m totally stressed

The holiday season is the busiest and most stressful time of the year for me.  My colleague Debbie and I were chatting about this the other day and all we could think is “here we go again into that ever … Continue reading

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