Morning Habits That Will Make Your Day Better

Do you hate getting up in the morning? You might not be a morning person but most of us have morning hours for school or work. Waking up and getting a good start can make or break your day. Do you keep hitting snooze and drink a ton of coffee? That may not be the […]

Do you hate getting up in the morning? You might not be a morning person but most of us have morning hours for school or work. Waking up and getting a good start can make

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Things to Do When You Feel Like Crap

Everyone has bad days, sometimes even weeks. You may or may not have clinical depression but even someone who doesn’t can feel bad. If you are feeling overwhelmed with work, school, or family obligations, you need to take some time for yourself, too. Here are some things you can do when you feel like crap. […]

Everyone has bad days, sometimes even weeks. You may or may not have clinical depression but even someone who doesn’t can feel bad. If you are feeling overwhelmed with work, school, or family obligations, you

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Dealing With Mental Illness in College

Going to college can be really overwhelming. You may be just out of high school starting out on your own for the first time, or you might be a non-traditional student trying to juggle a family and work with your studies. When you add any kind of mental health issue to this equation things can […]

Going to college can be really overwhelming. You may be just out of high school starting out on your own for the first time, or you might be a non-traditional student trying to juggle a

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A Guide to Dropping Your First Child Off at College

Your first child is going to college, and you couldn’t be prouder. It means you did something right. You taught your child the importance of getting an education. You told them to follow their dreams and work hard to succeed. Over the years, you had your doubts about whether or not you were a successful […]

Your first child is going to college, and you couldn’t be prouder. It means you did something right. You taught your child the importance of getting an education. You told them to follow their dreams

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Kiss of Death? Does Your Lipstick Contain Lead?

Women go through a great deal in the name of beauty. High heels, tight skirts, hair weaves, and makeup. Lots and lots of makeup. But, we bet many women don’t realize their favorite lipstick can contain lead. Talk about the kiss of death. Beauty should not be deadly. Here is a list of some popular […]

Women go through a great deal in the name of beauty. High heels, tight skirts, hair weaves, and makeup. Lots and lots of makeup. But, we bet many women don’t realize their favorite lipstick can

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How Writing Can Improve Your Mental Health

I have loved writing since I was very young. It’s a great way to express yourself and get things out of your system. Blogging connects me to the entire world really. I get to share what I enjoy, what inspires me, and ways to help other people through the written word. Here are some ways […]

I have loved writing since I was very young. It’s a great way to express yourself and get things out of your system. Blogging connects me to the entire world really. I get to share

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Labor-Inducing Foods: Fact or Myth?

You’ve been pregnant for what feels like forever. Not really, but you’ve hit the 40-week mark and your little peanut isn’t ready to make an appearance yet. Friends and seasoned women from your family have suggested you try some labor-inducing foods. You are curious and just about willing to try anything. But will it work? […]

You’ve been pregnant for what feels like forever. Not really, but you’ve hit the 40-week mark and your little peanut isn’t ready to make an appearance yet. Friends and seasoned women from your family have

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A Guide to Living With Chronic Illness

It can be hard for someone who has never been chronically ill to understand what it is we go through. It has taken years of me trying to educate those around me (mostly my own family) about what is going on with me. The Symptoms For me, the most overwhelming symptom is that I am […]

It can be hard for someone who has never been chronically ill to understand what it is we go through. It has taken years of me trying to educate those around me (mostly my own

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The Thing You’re Forgetting: Self-Care for New Moms

Four months ago, I had the most amazing thing happen to me. I became a mother to my first child. He means the world to me. As a stay-at-home-working mom I spend all day with him, showing him the world, trying to enrich his everyday life. Am I perfect with it? No. But I do […]

Four months ago, I had the most amazing thing happen to me. I became a mother to my first child. He means the world to me. As a stay-at-home-working mom I spend all day with

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I’m a Bad Mom and I’m Proud of It

The media lately has been giving moms crap from all directions. It doesn’t seem to matter what someone does, if it doesn’t fit into their norms they’re considered a bad mom. If you do what you think is best for your child then there is no way that you can fail them. Lately, I’ve seen […]

The media lately has been giving moms crap from all directions. It doesn’t seem to matter what someone does, if it doesn’t fit into their norms they’re considered a bad mom. If you do what

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