musings

Practicing Gratitude

The Thanksgiving holiday is right around the corner and in my MOP’s Facebook group we have been answering certain thankfulness questions. This has caused me to remember when I thought gratitude was just an expression of thanks in a mannerly way. Gratitude is something I recognized as powerful several years ago, so it is fun […]

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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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