You’re already holding extraordinary.

You’re already holding extraordinary.

My husband picked up a hobby that I'm not so fond of, flying. More on how you let your spouse start a hobby you hate in a future blog post but, to keep my brain from thinking all kinds of sick thoughts every time he heads out for a lesson (TWICEAFUCKINGWEEK), I make...

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Rethink Your Summer Vacation Bucket List

Rethink Your Summer Vacation Bucket List

Has the panic/pandemonium set in, in your neighborhood, yet There are less than three weeks left until summer vacation, aka “mommy overtime season.” Are you prepared? Have you made your summer bucket list? Are your kids all signed up for sports camps and travel teams?...

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Sex as self-care. Five easy steps to feeling good.

Sex as self-care. Five easy steps to feeling good.

Guest Post by Carrie Koziol, Physical Therapist and Women's Health Professional with Pilates by Carrie.  Sex As Self-Care? Buckle up! Rarely do my girlfriends and I say phrases like “I got to have sex last night” or “I’m hoping to get lucky later on.” On the contrary,...

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The Best Family Travel Organization Tips

The Best Family Travel Organization Tips

Guest Post by Catherine Gibel, Professional Organizer with Less is More Organizing Services Naperville I got it from my maman. My love for travel and packing prowess that is. Every summer for fifteen years, we traveled home to Québec for a month. Not only did she pack...

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Face your fears to get over them.

Face your fears to get over them.

The title of my memoir, and tombstone, will one day read: "You were a lot nicer than everyone thought." I can't tell you how many times someone tells me that after we become friends. I'm not really offended by this anymore. It's true, I suppose. I AM a nice person,...

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Six ways to (realistically) detox after the holidays.

Six ways to (realistically) detox after the holidays.

It’s that time of year when everyone is hitting the refresh button on their health. Too many indulgences and not nearly enough sleep, water, or exercise has left me feeling fluffy in the midsection. For many of us, we’ve been enjoying the holidays since pumpkin spiced...

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A Mom’s Guide to Staying Sane Over the Holidays

A Mom’s Guide to Staying Sane Over the Holidays

Holiday survival 101 The holidays are a lot of fun but can often add a lot of stress to life, even without the spirited family members you only see once a year. (Of course I don’t mean YOU, sister!!) The stress is especially felt by moms because it’s basically our...

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