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Are you kind…

Are you kind…

To yourself? Lately I've been catching myself being really hard on myself. Kindness towards others seems to come more natural than shining a bit of that understanding and compassion back to me. But at least a decade's worth of research shows that people who are...

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Smoothie, Soup or Margarita???

Smoothie, Soup or Margarita???

I hate pedicures. Yes I said it. Pedicures will never be part of my self-care routine. Smoothies are not going to be on the list either. It has taken me awhile but I finally have a list of what things help me feel the way I want to feel. And usually I want to either...

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School’s out for summer – now what?

School’s out for summer – now what?

Whew! We made it! We made it through the 2019/2020 school year! I'm not going to lie - it definitely wasn't my favourite school year! But I did learn some things about myself and my people and we can now slide into summer break. I'm shifting my focus back to educator...

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Can I get a RE-DO?

Can I get a RE-DO?

Before I had kids I had a lot of ideas about the type of mother that I would be. I would be understanding and patient and I would help my darling bundles of joy navigate their childhood with love and laughter. Then I had kids and realized I'm not a superhuman. I'm...

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Embracing the Meltdown (or Meltdowns)

Embracing the Meltdown (or Meltdowns)

If your house is anything like our house there are probably a few meltdowns happening in the week (or daily). Even the "adults" we live with and love are having meltdowns. And if you are like me I’m betting these meltdowns aren’t your favorite part of the day. Over...

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Kicking Perfectionism to the Curb

Kicking Perfectionism to the Curb

In my house there are 2 perfectionists, a recovering perfectionist, a good enougher and our perfect therapy dog. Well she isn’t an actual certified therapy dog but we all think she is perfect! See look at her...   A few years ago I came across James Victore a...

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