3 Summer Games to Boost Emotional Intelligence

Summertime is finally here! For many of us, this means more chances to enjoy the sunshine, travel to fun places or have picnics with family and friends.  This also means school is out for your little ones, and they *hopefully* get more playtime. đź™‚ But just because school is out, it doesn’t mean there aren’t opportunitiesContinue reading “3 Summer Games to Boost Emotional Intelligence”

Mindful Meal Prep for Busy Moms

Ever since I started practicing mindfulness, I noticed how it can make every part of life more enjoyable. Even the things that feel like chores – like meal prep and cooking. While I love to cook, there are times when I simply don’t have the time or inspiration to put together healthy and wholesome meals.Continue reading “Mindful Meal Prep for Busy Moms”

Say goodbye to “Mom Guilt” with these 3 tricks!

Do you ever find it hard to do things you enjoy because you feel bad? Maybe you want to have a night out with your girlfriends…or spend some time alone reading a book or jogging – without feeling guilty that you’re not with your little one! Working with a lot of wonderful mothers, the themeContinue reading “Say goodbye to “Mom Guilt” with these 3 tricks!”

How to sleep better and wake refreshed every day

When you woke up this morning, did you feel rested and energized?  If yes, great!  Nothing is better than sleeping through the night and waking up refreshed AND excited to start the day… But if you’re like most moms who can’t get enough quality sleep (or struggle to help their kids get better sleep), whatContinue reading “How to sleep better and wake refreshed every day”

7 Tips for Overwhelmed Moms

Do you ever feel exhausted?  If you’re like many working moms, you may feel that being overwhelmed is just an inevitable reality of life. But, do you want to know a secret?! It doesn’t have to be!  It may seem impossible. After all, you’ve got little human beings to look after, a house to keepContinue reading “7 Tips for Overwhelmed Moms”

5 Quick Ways to Ease Your Child’s Anxiety

One of the things I vividly remember from my teaching days is the wide range of emotions that would show up in my students any given day… From joyful squeals at recess to eyes filled with worry or sadness, each day presented a whole gamut of the emotional rainbow. Over time, I’ve learned that eachContinue reading “5 Quick Ways to Ease Your Child’s Anxiety”

5 Tips to Make Your Day More Joyful

Did you know that there are 1440 minutes in each day?  That’s 1440 chances you get every morning to experience life anew…to make the most of another day you get to be alive. What if more of those minutes were filled with belly laughs, heartfelt smiles, and warm feelings of contentment? Sometimes it takes hearingContinue reading “5 Tips to Make Your Day More Joyful”

6 Tips to Practice Mindful Communication

Are there people in your life with whom you feel comfortable sharing absolutely anything?  Whether you’re feeling excited, anxious, or sad, you know they’ll listen fully…without judging you or offering unsolicited advice. I have several friends like this whom I had a chance to be with this summer. And that made me think…do others thinkContinue reading “6 Tips to Practice Mindful Communication”

4 Ways to Soak up The Healing Benefits of Nature

Whether you’re heading off to the beach, the mountains, or visiting family across the country, making time to be in nature can bring you (and your little one) tremendous benefits. Did you know that just 10 minutes spent in nature can boost your mood and release stress? According to the latest research, nature can alsoContinue reading “4 Ways to Soak up The Healing Benefits of Nature”

10 Ways to Increase Your Brain’s Superpower

Have you ever wondered how kids can remember new things so fast?  Like when you say a phrase they haven’t heard before… and they repeat it for days to come? Or when they watch a new movie and instantly remember the names of every character? The reason a child picks up new skills or habitsContinue reading “10 Ways to Increase Your Brain’s Superpower”