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Setting Boundaries: It’s the holidays
By     |    Dec 23, 2014
Posted in: Health, Parenting, Practical Advice, Sandwich Lady, Uncategorized     |    6 Comments

Setting Boundaries: It’s the holidays

This morning, I was behind someone’s grandma (you’ll see why I call her that in a minute) at Panera Bread, and she knew the cashier personally. As they were wrapping up the order, Grandma says to Cashier, “So, are you going to spend Christmas with that grandson of yours?” Cashier says, “Well, they’re with his mom’s side of the family this year.” Grandma says, “Oh yes, I know that well. […]

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Setting Boundaries: Why Is It Hard?

Setting Boundaries: Why Is It Hard?

I seem to be asking a lot of questions lately–hard questions that don’t have easy answers, like the post about whether books need romance or at the very least, realistic teen romance. Why is realistic romance important? Now, I’m on to boundaries. This is actually a topic near and dear to my heart because I AM TERRIBLE AT SETTING BOUNDARIES. I set a boundary. Someone will break it, and I […]

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Stress Busters for Moms and Writers: Spirit
By     |    Mar 27, 2014
Posted in: Family, Health, Parenting, Religion, Spirit Lady, Writing     |    6 Comments

Stress Busters for Moms and Writers: Spirit

In this series I’ve covered ways to deal with stress in your  body and mind, so this week we’ll finish up with de-stressing your spiritual side. It doesn’t really matter what your religious background is or even if you have a religion at all. We, as humans, have a spirit/soul/something that makes us more than just biological tissues with a brain. If you don’t feed your soul, all kinds of […]

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Writers Funk!
By     |    Mar 20, 2014
Posted in: Busy Lady, DIY & Crafts, Editing, Family, Health, Parenting, Uncategorized, Writing     |    4 Comments

Writers Funk!

It happens right? Well, I haven’t been in this depth of funk in a long time. I have a ton of ideas running around in my head, but still can’t arrange them into words. It’s so frustrating! I am sure many of you have been where I am now and possibly have some advice; I would love to hear it. I’m a writer, so maybe writing down why I’m in […]

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Stress Busters for Moms and Writers: Mind
By     |    Mar 6, 2014
Posted in: Family, Health, Parenting, Spirit Lady     |    7 Comments

Stress Busters for Moms and Writers: Mind

Most of my friends would say I’m pretty zen but I definitely have my bad days. Or, ahem, weeks. This winter the weather has been terrible and I’m dealing with my own bout of the winter blahs so this post is a good reminder of what I need to do too. Here are my top tips for recharging your mind and getting your zen back. Spirit Lady’s Top Tips for […]

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