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Osama Bin Laden’s Death | What It Means to Moms

May 2, 2011

Moms do more than their fair share of worrying about their family’s safety. The make sure their kids wear jackets as they make their way to school on chilly spring mornings .  They make sure their child has (more than) enough snacks packed for that weekend sleepover at a friend’s house. They insist their husbands […]

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Japan’s Tsunami Tragedy – Could There Be a Silver Lining?

March 12, 2011

I was watching the video footage of the tsunami that raked Japan on Friday, and it literally brought tears to my eyes. Watching the roaring mass of muddy waters washing through the neighborhoods was heart-rending. Most of the time, all that was visible were the flat tops of some of the larger buildings. Just as […]

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GOP Sends State Police After Democratic Leader Who Refuses to Do His Job – 3 Lessons To Teach Your Kids

February 18, 2011

When I first heard about this on the news yesterday, I couldn’t believe what I was hearing. Apparently, Wisconsin Democrats fled the state house to avoid a quorum being reached; in other words, the democrats wanted to make sure that the number of lawmakers in attendance at the state house was not high enough for […]

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(7 More) Effective Ways to Find Time for Yourself – Part 2 in the series

February 12, 2011

1. Prioritize Too often, the things in our lives that are the most pressing tend NOT to be the things we would place the greatest importance upon. More often than not, this can include spending quality time with our family, friends–and even time for ourselves. Take careful notice if this is what happens with you. […]

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5 Effective Ways to Find Time For Yourself

February 10, 2011

It seems like no matter who you talk too, no one ever feels like they have enough time–especially when it comes to having time for themselves. Fortunately, there is an answer–several possible answers, actually–that can help. The following suggestions may help you to free up more time for yourself. And not only can you find […]

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Returning to Work After Vacation – What Your Feelings May be Telling You

January 3, 2011

What a thing to wrestle with. The more awesome a vacation is, the harder it is to go back to work after it’s over–assuming you work at a 9-to-5 sort of job. A certain amount of this feeling seems to go with the territory after a vacation. But when these feelings reach a certain level, […]

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What is the Best New Year’s Resolution?

December 21, 2010

This is a question that’s been on my mind lately. In fact, it comes to mind every year around this time—when I’m getting stressed by all the last-minute Christmas shopping I still have to do, and my mind starts to search for something else to think about. What’s it going to be this year—losing weight? […]

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Exhausted? How to Get Your Energy Back.

November 20, 2010
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We all know the holidays can be pretty exhausting. But for many, that’s not the end of it–not by a long shot. But tiredness during the day is part of the normal grind for many people. There are many reasons this can happen, such as: not enough sleep (OK, this one is pretty obvious) poor […]

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