Tag: self care

The “B” Word I Won’t Use

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“Oh don’t say that word around Courtney,” my friend joked after hearing another mom share about her hectic life. The mom laughed with confusion....

Unbecoming Supermom

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Alcohol. Illicit drugs. Those were not my preferred vices. I preferred the socially acceptable one. The one that no one questioned. The one that...

It’s OK to Not Enjoy Every Moment of Motherhood

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"The time will pass so fast. Just enjoy every minute!" I call big fat BOLOGNA!! Are you seriously telling me that I should enjoy rinsing poop...

Worried About the COVID-19 Vaccine? Here’s My Experience

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Are you worried about receiving the COVID-19 vaccine? With all states on board to approve anyone 16+ by May 1st, people are talking about it:...

Self-Love Over Self-Care: Finding Happiness From Within

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I’m sure that we have all heard about the importance of self-care, especially as moms. We need to take some time for ourselves, we should...

After 4 Kids and 40+ lbs Gained, I Chose to Do...

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I do not get to do much for myself these days.  After all - I am a military spouse, a parent of four little kids...

The Life-Changing Magic of Getting Enough Sleep

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Y'all, I am not that into sleep. If you gave me eight hours of uninterrupted spare time, I would rather spend it reading, exercising, going...

5 Ways to Minimize Your Life and Maximize Actually Living

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Let me just preface this post by saying that I am in no way, a master of minimalism. I feel like on the scale...

Friday Favorites: Heather’s Favorite Historical Fiction Authors

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Welcome to our newest series. In "Friday Favorites," our team will share a handful of favorite items. These can range from clothes to beauty...

Lillie + Pine: Making You Smile This Valentine’s Day!

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I love receiving personal mail. Letters, postcards, packages...so long as it is not a dreaded bill, I get a thrill opening up something sent...

Minding Your Mindfulness: How to Help Your Kids Use This Practice

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“Mindfulness” is definitely on the regular rotation of things we ought to be doing these days. Being mindful can seem like a daunting task though....

What is Emotional Poverty?

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The human brain is so amazing. The more we learn about it, the more we know we don’t know. I find brain-based research fascinating. I...