Me Time: Practicing Self Care as a Busy Mom

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How I do “Me Time” 

I have a 7 year old and a 1.5 year old. I also run my own business in which I am the business since I supply the services. As a work at home mom it’s hard to separate work time from home time. I have my own office space but when I go to the kitchen to get lunch, I can’t help but step into the laundry room to fold laundry. When I’m anywhere in the house other than my office, I have to keep myself on track to complete my work for the day and not get sidetracked with cleaning something or deciding what to make for dinner. I’m working on getting better at keeping work and home separate but it’s a challenge. 

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Big Girl Room Ideas in Pink

Big Girl Room Ideas in Pink

  My 7 year old suffers indoor allergies so we removed the carpet from her room which provided immediate relief. But once we decided to replace the carpet to put down new flooring, it made sense to also paint the walls. Soon as we picked out a wall color, we wanted to change the wall […]

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Natural Indoor Allergy Relief for Kids

  My 7 year old has suffered from an indoor allergy since she was at least 2, possibly earlier. It started with an annoying cough that would come and go. We realized it was post nasal drip and a trip to the ENT and Allergist confirmed a dust mite allergy. A dust mite allergy didn’t […]

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5 Guilt-Free Snacks For Moms

  Many evenings I have what my 6 year old has named “the mommy snack.” After a long day of juggling work and kids I like to have one snack with a cup of my favorite tea, lately a soothing ginger and chamomile mix. The ginger aids in digestion and the chamomile promotes relaxation. It’s […]

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almond raisin cookies

Almond Raisin Cookies (Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free)

  These almond raisin cookies are a light, sweet and chewy delight! The recipe is super simple and quick to make. After minimal prep time and around 10 minutes baking time, you’ll have your new favorite homemade cookie. The recipe uses olive oil and maple syrup both of which can easily be swapped out for […]

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Treat Your Neck Muscle Pain Naturally

  Every once and awhile I sleep awkwardly and wake up regretting it. It strains my neck and shoulder muscles and I spend the day walking around with muscle pain and a stiff neck. In the past I would take an ibuprofen to relive the pain but these days I prefer the all natural route. […]

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