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mompreneur

The Mompreneur’s Need to Do It All

The hashtag ‘ Mompreneur ‘ has roughly 4.2 million posts on Instagram today. A 5-minute scroll is all it takes to see images of moms running their own businesses. From multi-level marketing to brick-and-mortar businesses, moms are crushing it in the online business space.  Personally, I’m a fan. I’m a “mompreneur” myself, and I am […]

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When Motherhood and Anxiety Collide

Motherhood is hard.   Anybody that says it isn’t is clearly mistaken.   But when you add a mental illness to the mix, it’s a hundred times harder. I can attest to that. I’ve struggled with generalized anxiety disorder for years and I thought I finally had it somewhat under control… until I became a […]

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mental health

Mental Health Month: Protecting Your Little From You

May is Mental Health Awareness month. What does that mean, exactly? During the month of May, Mental Health America, its affiliates and other organizations interested in mental health host a number of activities based on a different theme each year to raise awareness and educate the public about mental illnesses.  What are they educating us on? […]

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Motherhood with Depression

Chances are when you see the words depression and motherhood together you think of postpartum depression. While postpartum depression is devastating, (I’ve been there, I know) often the storm doesn’t end there. My official diagnosis is bipolar 2 disorder and generalized anxiety disorder. I am a mother, wife and friend. I am not alone. I could […]

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children and mommy mentors

Top Ten Things I wish a ‘MOMMY MENTOR’ had Told Me

When my children were little, I remember wishing I had a MOMMY MENTOR.  I was familiar with mentoring from the business world. That is, when a successful business person takes under their wing a junior business person and guides them through the choices and situations they face, to become the best business person they can […]

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25 ways to become happy today

25 Ways to Become Happy Today: Holiday Edition!

Let’s Get Happy! Do you find yourself more depressed than usual during the holiday season? The holidays can be a reminder of past memories and people we miss. In fact, the holidays can also bring about weather that keeps us indoors and away from sunlight. If we aren’t careful, we may find ourself slipping into a bit of depression. […]

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