How to Deal With Anxiety as a Mom

How to Deal With Anxiety as a Mom

Motherhood is overwhelming and can come with a lot of cause to worry or be anxious. Find out more about what anxiety and anxiety disorder is, the steps to help anxiety and how to help a child that may have anxiety, too.

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When Anxiety Attacks: Skills to Help You Cope

When Anxiety Attacks: Skills to Help You Cope

Anxiety can seem bigger than life when you are facing it and it can seem suffocating. But there are many tools you can use to manage and even keep anxiety away. Click to learn the skills that have helped me cope with anxiety and panic attacks for years! 

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12 Things to do When You're Totally Stressed Out

12 Things to do When You're Totally Stressed Out

Stress is not a stranger to most of us but some people handle it better than others. It took me several years to learn how to manage my stress better and, in some ways, I'm still a work in progress (hello, stress eating). I have really had to be mindful of my stress level and actively work to keep calm and carry on. Since I know I'm not the only totally stressed out mama, I thought I'd share a few tips with you on what to do when you're experiencing stress. 

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Make Self-Care a Priority With Oxford Momma

Make Self-Care a Priority With Oxford Momma

As moms, we know that it is important to practice self-care, and not just for us but for the sake of our families. But we also know that it is a whole lot easier said than done.

Actually practicing good self-care when you have tiny humans and other responsibilities, like working, can be a real challenge. This is why I am so excited about the Oxford Momma subscription box.

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Working Mom Guilt And How to Drop It

Working Mom Guilt And How to Drop It

When I was pregnant, a friend of mine told me this of motherhood: "It's the hardest job you'll ever love". She was so right. Being a mom is the best thing that has ever happened to me but it's certainly not without its challenges. The greatest challenges, though, have nothing to do with the physical work of motherhood; it's the emotional weight that is my biggest hurdle as a mom. The weight of providing for my child's every need - physical, mental, emotional and spiritual - is something fierce.

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How I Lost 10.6 Pounds in 14 Days

How I Lost 10.6 Pounds in 14 Days

I recently shared in an Instagram story that I had lost 10.6 pounds in 14 days. I posted my exciting news purely for accountability purposes. I expected that maybe a few personal or blogging friends would say “congrats” but I did not expect to get so many DM’s both from people I know and random strangers asking how I did it.

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3 Tips for Exercising at Home

3 Tips for Exercising at Home

You don't have to frequent the gym to stay in shape. Working out at home will burn just as many calories, and you won't have to feel self-conscious in front of other sweaty, spandex-wearing patrons. But what if you aren't sure where to get started with solo exercises? Or what if you're looking for new ways to liven up your home exercise routine? Here are just a few tips to get your heart pumping in the comfort of your own home.

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3 Reasons BodyBoss Method is the Perfect Fitness Guide for Busy Moms

3 Reasons BodyBoss Method is the Perfect Fitness Guide for Busy Moms

Ever since my son was born, I have had the hardest time finding a fitness regimen that works for me. While I have always battled my weight, prior to my son's birth losing weight was really not that difficult once I committed to doing it. If I focused on a healthier diet and added in some exercise, the weight would come off and I was in maintenance mode. But, now, I may get to the point of dropping a few pounds but then I immediately pack them back on (and then some!). I think this is due to a variety of reasons, some that are a little deeper than others. But, one of the reasons finding the perfect routine has been hard for is just because I'm so much busier now as a mom. 

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