The Relationship Between Mom Guilt and Balance

Have you noticed that balance (well, lack of it) and guilt seem to go hand-in-hand for moms?

It seems that when we’re not in balance, maybe because we’re spending too much time working, and then the house is a mess because of it, not only are things feeling off, but we’re also feeling bad about it.

What’s that about?

Seriously.

As if it’s not enough that time- and energy-wise we’re not spending that time and energy where we’d like, but then we start to feel bad about it. When you’re unbalanced, do you have thoughts like these?

  • I can’t believe I let the house get so messy…
  • The kids are acting out because of me…
  • Things are so chaotic- why can’t I keep up?
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4 Healthy Habits for 2018

Being a mom is no joke. I’m sure you already know that! If you’re anything like me, you know what you should be doing to take care of yourself, but doing that is actually easier said than done. This is true for moms, no matter what our circumstances. However, if you’re also a working mom,

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Find Time for Personal Development as a Busy Mom

By Sarah Davies  Personal development is crucial not only for you, but also for your children. If you’re not living a life that allows you to explore and realize all of your potential, you’re limiting your future. Building a fruitful future for yourself also means building a fruitful future for your children – they’ll probably be

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Simplifying Holiday Gift Giving with Tile

  The holidays. So fun. So much potential for stress. I know you know what I mean. Gifts for kids. Cooking special meals. Gifts from Santa. Buying for all the stockings. Cookies for Santa. Gifts for teachers. Decorating the house. Gifts for family members. Attending holiday events. Gifts for the pets (and from the pets).

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Mindfulness for Busy Moms

By Jordan Smith, Writer and Mom “Mindfulness is the act of paying attention to your thoughts and feelings in the moment. Using mindfulness means we stop and push the pause button on our reaction to whatever is happening. Here we can assess our thoughts and feelings for their validity.” Lair Torrent – LMFT in Inc.

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Micro Scooter Comparison (Maxi vs. Mini)

This is a comparison of the Micro Maxi Kick Scooter and the Micro Mini Kick Scooter. Is a Micro Scooter Worth the Money? Let’s start with this question before we get into talking about the specific scooters. You’ve already done some research. You’ve seen how expensive the Micro Scooters are. You’re probably wondering, “Is the

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Working Toward Work-Life Balance as a Single Mom

By Patty from WorkingMotherLife.com There is no doubt about it: the lives of single parents can be particularly challenging. Being the sole provider and caretaker for one or more kids can be mentally and physically draining. While many full-time employees in the American workforce struggle to find an appropriate work-life balance, it can be even harder

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3 Simple Steps to Help Your Kids Calm Down

As moms we have all been there: the grocery store, the living room, the middle of somewhere we can’t escape, and it happens…your kid is freaking out (fingers crossed it’s only one kid at a time). You may know exactly what triggered it (such as saying no to the sugar cereal) or have no clue

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Want to Enjoy Your Kids More? Ignore Them and Everyone Will Be Happier

Most people decide to become parents because they envision the joy and fulfillment of raising children. They picture Sunday mornings filled with endless snuggles. They see dripping ice cream cones sprinkled with laughter. In our parenting fantasies, our children are perfect angels. They put away their toys. They wake up smiling eager to attend school

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