The most important diaper bag essentials and how they can save the day!

Before I had kids, the contents of my purse were very limited. Chapstick, glasses, wallet and phone. I didn't even really need a purse. Anything more than that would probably mean I'm staying overnight somewhere. Four years and 2 kids later, those light traveling days are so over! :p What could a tiny little person possibly need for an outing that fills up an entire diaper bag? Leaving the house feels like packing for a mini vacation every time I need to go somewhere. Nothing is more inconvenient than forgetting one of my diaper bag essentials and realizing it half way...

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Mommy stress management for the crunchy mom

Raising kids is probably the hardest thing I've ever had to do! My little ones didn't come with a manual so most of the time I think I'm messing it all up! I'm worried that they're not dressed warm enough, they're going to fall, they didn't have enough to eat, they'll wear diapers forever, they're behind with reading or why that rash isn't going away... Motherhood is the most heartwarming role I've ever encountered but I'm not entirely sure it's normal to care so much about my children it stresses me out.  Can you tell I have anxiety? Haha. :p...

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8 Morning rituals for a mindful mama

Getting up in the morning is probably the hardest part of my day. Between getting up to pee in the middle of the night to comfort nursing my little one back sleep, I'm averaging about 3-4 broken hours of sleep a night. When I'm absolutely positive my baby's in a deep sleep, I can relax and drift of into dreamland for about 20 minutes before the sun comes piercing through the windows. Sound familiar? Oh the joys of co-sleeping! Mornings without kids is a long forgotten memory. It can be really difficult sometimes to stay present and motivated when I'm...

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What is a spiritual shower and why you need one

If you're anything like me, you can feel other people's energy and more often than not also feel them getting stuck on you. There's been many times where I've met people out in public who are just pissed off at the world! They leave a trail of this negative energy and just in passing them, I pick it up. The energy that people emit tend to hitchhike a ride on my aura and at the end of the day, they're all weighing me down. It feels sludgy, gross and tiring. I literally need to take a shower to wash the bad...

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6 Tips on organizing your space

The material things that I hold on to in life symbolize more that just holding on to physical possessions. When I have a hard time throwing something out, I can't help but to think of what I'm having a hard time letting go of emotionally. Making space for new things really helps me let go on a mental and emotional level as well. Its such a freeing feeling to be out with the old to create the space for new opportunities. We're down to 3 more weeks before the big move to Texas and packing has been quite the project! There is so much to go...

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