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The Truth About Shame
2 years ago

The Truth About Shame

Working and studying as a therapist has thrown me head-first into a few topics that hit home in a big way. You know – the kind of topics that, as …
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The Many Faces of Motherhood
2 years ago

The Many Faces of Motherhood

I recently overheard a group of women sitting at a sidewalk café. They were having drinks and slinging war stories back and forth – Tales from the Mom Front, of …
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Judgement: A Leading Cause of Death for the Modern Mom’s Ego
2 years ago

Judgement: A Leading Cause of Death for the Modern Mom’s Ego

There’s a popular Similac commercial that depicts an epic battle between working moms, breastfeeding moms, stay at home dads, and about every mainstream parenting style in-between. Sure, it was a …
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Mom to Mom: Speaking Up with Compassion
2 years ago

Mom to Mom: Speaking Up with Compassion

A few months ago on the train, I witnessed an uncomfortable scene between a mother and child…

It was late afternoon and both the woman and her child looked very …
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Be Selfish AND Be Selfless – Avoid Mommy Exhaustion
2 years ago

Be Selfish AND Be Selfless – Avoid Mommy Exhaustion

A few months ago, I realized that I was exhausted – not just physically, but emotionally and mentally. Yoga at 7pm? No, thank you! Dinner with friends? I’d rather make …
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When Being ‘Mom’ is Feeling Like You Are Not Enough
2 years ago

When Being ‘Mom’ is Feeling Like You Are Not Enough

There are a lot of ways becoming a mother can lay siege to a woman’s confidence. First, there’s the obvious displacement of a recognizable body for anywhere from 6 months …
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Grounding Meditation for Mamas
3 years ago

Grounding Meditation for Mamas

Take a breath to recharge, even if you have to do it in the privacy of your bathroom. We’ve all been there.

5 Steps to Less Stress
3 years ago

5 Steps to Less Stress

  1. Be Thankful. The space available in our minds for thoughts is limited. If you fill it up with gratitude for the good things in your life, there simply isn’t as …
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Begin at the End
3 years ago

Begin at the End

Is motherhood the most rewarding job? A tough question with even tougher answers.

My answer is, “Only if you know what end result you’re working for and move toward that result …
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Is This It?
3 years ago

Is This It?

Today I’m nearly 40 weeks pregnant and I already have a two year old toddling about. Like other moms, I’m constantly struggling to balance professional and personal ambitions with domestic …
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