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10 Best Books for Moms with Rage

Everyday I’m grateful for books and the ability to read! (Seriously, I write it down in a gratitude journal.) It was a tough choice, but here are 10 personal development books I adore along with a brief takeaway and a quote from each. I invite you to check them out and let me know what […]

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Why Being Present is So Damn Hard, Part III

Complete the following sentences: Being a good mom means . . . Being strong means . . . Financial responsibility means . . . Taking care of myself means . . . Maybe to you being a good mom means letting your children sleep with you. Or maybe it means never letting them sleep with […]

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Why Being Present is So Damn Hard, Part II

What do you value? Take some time to think about it. Look at the list at the end of this post if you need inspiration. Which of these values are most important to you? In what ways are you living according to them? In what ways are your thoughts, feelings, or actions not in alignment […]

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Why Being Present is So Damn Hard, Part I

Our dishwasher died last summer. For the next few months I was forced to wash dishes by hand. (First world problem, I know.) Sometimes my 6-year-old did it, sometimes the babysitter, sometimes my husband, but mostly it was me. The threat of impending dishwashing as I watched plate after plate, bowl after bowl, and cup […]

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