family wellness

Taking a Pause: The Art of Convalescence

Cough, cough, sniff, sniff. Those are the sounds that have been traveling through our house the past few days. I have had 2 kids down with a virus, Ezra taking the brunt of it. He has entered preschool a few hours a week this year, and it seems each Friday he comes home with something. […]

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emotional wellness

Simple Emotional Wellness Tips

Have you ever wanted to just run away? This is my M.O. when I’m feeling stressed or down. I have an escapist fantasy. I imagine running away from my husband and kids and lounging in Bali in a beachside treetop hut. My reality is that I am having one of those weeks… ugh, and it […]

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pregnancy | toddler

You’re Going to Be a Big Brother

One of the most perplexing things about being pregnant with baby #3, has been how to prepare or introduce the new baby to Ezra. I know that siblings have been introduced into families since the beginning of time, and I should not over think it. It is just a difficult transition in my mind when […]

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pregnancy | women's health

Third Trimester: Woes and Remedies

I am now a week into the third trimester. I can feel my body starting to slow down. My mental clarity and creativity are downshifting. Daily I have more aches and pains, and general discomforts. I am trying to work *with* my body. The show must go on in our family and in work. I […]

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diet | recipes

Simplifying Dietary Changes

The Struggle is Real The holidays are over and I am still having trouble getting back on track with my diet. These are the thoughts that have been floating around in my mind: Carbs taste good, I’m pregnant, just one more day, it’s just “social” eating, one more treat, I’m tired of cooking, cleaning, planning, […]

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