How to Kid Proof Your Marriage

First comes love: we connect. We get excited. Endorphins are surging through us, and we can’t wait till we see each other again. Then comes marriage, for some. We decide to be bonded and committed to each other, whether through legal means, spiritual commitments, or post-it notes. Now begins the …

The After Vacation Plan

Imagine…you’ve just come home from a great vacation and suddenly you’re in the midst of the after vacation hurricane of trying to get back to real life.  Oh wait…you don’t have to imagine.  It’s vacation season again, so this is fresh in your mind. But, the first week back to …

Another Running Mom

I’ve started running. I know, I know. How cliché: another mom who runs! Stick with me though. I have started running, and it is changing my life. It is making me face realities about myself that I have kept hidden or ignored for a while. My brother was always the …

You are not Alone

It’s Time to Speak Truth Here are the things they don’t always tell you about Postpartum Depression and Anxiety: You may have vivid, upsetting dreams.You are not alone. You may not want to get out of bed for days, even weeks.You are not alone. You may daydream about horrible things …

It’s All About the Breath

Feeling stressed? Let’s work on decreasing stress in your life by focusing on a very simple coping skill that we take for granted. Can you guess what it is? Breathing! Take a moment and focus on your breath. If you do yoga or meditate, you are familiar with this practice. …