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Stress-Reducing Tips for You 😘❤️

May 10, 2020

Happy Mother’s Day to all you Mamas with young kiddos! 

What a great day to relax and be pampered by your partner and your family.  Remember, your happiness trickles down to their happiness.

While many of you and your families are being impacted by Covid-19, you are probably...

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Is the cabin fever getting to you?

Apr 13, 2020

Dear Moms and Couples with young children,

I've been thinking about all the chaos and stress in the world, during this Covid-19 pandemic, and was wondering how to help moms and couples with young children, like you who are stuck at home.

Check out these 75 ideas to survive your cabin fever and...

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Carving Out Calm

Apr 02, 2020

Dear Moms with young children ,

While you are probably experiencing a lot of fear and uncertainty with this COVID-19 pandemic, I wanted you to know I’m thinking of you and your families especially during this time, and wanted to send you a free gift.

Just the other day, I heard a...

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Mama, You've Got This!

Jan 23, 2020

Mama, You’ve Got This!

There are so many unknowns and new territory to discover when you’re raising young children.  It’s no wonder you may struggle with self-doubt and guilt about your decisions.

You are not alone.  After working with Mamas with young children...

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Moms, Remember to Laugh

Oct 02, 2019

Dear Moms,

You deserve a laugh today.  I wanted to share this amazing mom who reminds us about the simple joys in life.

Check this out for a good laugh just for mom:



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"Having Children Magnified Our Differences"

Jul 31, 2019

I recently had a new mom of one-year-old twins email me with this important and common concern: 

“Having children magnified our differences . . .  every decision became more about who was right and who was wrong, and pushed us very far apart. When you feel so far apart, you begin...

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7 Tips for a Creative Sex Life

Jun 02, 2019

New Parents are you struggling to get your sex life back?  

7 Tips for a Creative Sex Life!

Dear new parents and couples with young children.  Are you struggling to get your sex life back because you're so busy and tired from raising young children?

Check out my friend and colleague,...

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8 Key Questions for Blame-Free Conversations

May 23, 2019

New Parents Struggling to Communicate? 

8 Key Questions for Blame-Free Conversations 

New parents and couples with young children often struggle with patience and goodwill, especially when dealing with the multiple decisions that are part of everyday family life with young...

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A Mother’s Day Story

May 11, 2019

A Mother's Day Story:

The New Dad, an Infant Car Seat, and a Sitz Bath

I was hurrying out of the hospital to get to my car so I could pick up my mom after her surgery. As I was walking, I couldn’t help but notice this new dad carrying an infant car seat in one hand, and a sitz...

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Help My Child Won't Go To Sleep!

Mar 12, 2019

Building Couple Time Tip: 

Help My Child Won't Go To Sleep! 

Are you a couple with a baby or young child and are dying to get some sleep, but your child won’t get on the same page?

I remember when my kids were young and how grateful I was when we could all get a good night's...

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