Tag: stress

To the mom on the brink of a burnout

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To all the unpaid chefs, personal assistants, teachers, inventory specialists, personal shoppers, hair stylists, child psychologists and life coaches. To all the people trying...

How Did I Get Here?

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In 2015, my husband and I sold our little house in south Austin and moved our brood out to the hill country of Dripping...

National Stress Awareness Day

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I think we can all relate to feeling stressed. Whether stress manifests from our busy #momlife, meeting a deadline at work, or caring for...

Brain Basics #3: Rhythm

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Last time, I talked about the Four Fs: Fight/Flight/Freeze/Fawn, how we all experience them in response to stress, and how they can get out...

Innocence Threatened: How Much Is Too Much For Our Kids?

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Can you think back to a time when you were a kid and something totally freaked you out? I’m specifically talking about a thing...

10 Reasons Why Parenting Was Less Stressful For My Mom

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Being a mom has brought me the most joy I’ve ever experienced, but also the most stress. From struggling with breastfeeding and sleep; to...

Letting Go Of Control During The Holidays

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Letting Go Of Control During The Holidays I love the holidays. I love to decorate, to cook, and have our whole family over (plus the...

A *Pretty* Way to Brighten Your Day

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A *Pretty* Way to Brighten Your Day 'Tis the season", right? This time of year is beyond stressful. Between class parties, field trips, Thanksgiving feasts,...

When You Feel Like A Parenting Failure

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We were cooped up in the house for what felt like weeks, although in reality, it was probably only a few days. It wasn't...

When Picky Eating Isn’t Just a Phase

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I think as moms we have all gone through the phase of picky eating (unless you are still in the breast or bottle feeding months...