Why You Need to Make Those Doctor Appointments Now!

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How do you feel lately? Are you run down? Tired? Is stress getting to you? I bet you’ve gotten a check-up for your loved one? What about you? When’s the last time you saw your doctor for a physical? For an eye exam? What about the dentist?  Make those doctor appointments now! I’ll wait. It’s … Read moreWhy You Need to Make Those Doctor Appointments Now!

Series: What Have You Done for Yourself Lately? #1

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So last week, when I rolled out the series, What Have You Done For Yourself Lately?, I promised myself and you that I would do something to begin taking better care of myself. I promised I would report back to you and tell you what worked, what didn’t and how it all felt. As a … Read moreSeries: What Have You Done for Yourself Lately? #1

6 Tips for Raising Kids While Caregiving Full-time

Tips for Raising Kids While Full Time Caregiving

So you’re raising kids and a full-time caregiver. Welcome to the club. Feeling like you just signed your life away? Just when the kids are getting older and time is more flexible, here you are right back in the thick of it. Parenting is hard.  Caregiving is hard.  Doing both at the same time has … Read more6 Tips for Raising Kids While Caregiving Full-time

Why Can’t You Just Sleep in Your Own Damn Bed?

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Kids just never want to sleep! You know the routine. You read a story or sing a song. You put out a glass of water. You put on the night-light. You hug and kiss them. Tell them you love them. You tuck the covers just right. And then it happens. Every damn night. They don’t … Read moreWhy Can’t You Just Sleep in Your Own Damn Bed?

14 Ways Parenting is Like The Walking Dead

Walking Dead Parenting

Last night I laid in bed thinking over the season finale of The Walking Dead.  Wondering who was on the other end of Negan’s bat, Lucille. Who is it? Damn, October is a long time to wait. I realized it’s like parenting. You think things are going fine until you’re surrounded and you wonder how … Read more14 Ways Parenting is Like The Walking Dead