Tag: Parents

Happy New Year 2017

It’s a new year — and a new time!  After much thought, I’ve decided to stop maintaining a regular blog.  I’ll still write articles from time to time, but my new focus will be on compiling my thoughts and stories into full-scale books.  It’s been a personal dream of mine to become an author, although

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Kids in New Zealand, Part 2 (South Island – Te Anau & Fiordland National Park)

After five days of exploring the North Island, we hopped on Jetstar for a quick flight down to the South Island.  Or so we thought.  Jetstar, while economical, is notorious for delays.  We didn’t get lucky on our flight down: we were delayed nearly 3 hours and had to figure out how to pass the

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Finding Headspace when Work & Life get the Better of You.

The past few months have been rough.  Life’s gotten busier:  my little girl turned two; I had to start thinking about school plans for my son who starts kindergarten in the fall; my husband and I are planning a family vacation to New Zealand in 4 weeks; we’ve been doing a lot of work in

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5 Times I Fell in Love with my Job

In the spirit of love and the end of Valentine’s Day long weekend, there are a few times in a working parent’s life when you really fall in love with your job.  That love my be fleeting, but it’s real while it lasts.  Here are 5 times I fell in love with my job, after

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Valentine’s Day, Date Night, Romance and a Baby?

Just in time for Valentine’s Day, our guest blogger Natalie Willes, Infant & Toddler Sleep Trainer, shares thoughts on how working with a sleep consultant can help you find more time to devote to one of your most important relationships – the one you have with your significant other! Valentine’s Day, Date Night, Romance and a

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5 Facts On The Need To Pee That Every Pregnant Woman Must See

Having suffered from pregnancy incontinence myself for a grueling 18 months (two pregnancies) and a few months after each, when DryDepot approached me and asked if I’d be interested in sharing the tips below, I quickly agreed.  Here’s everything you need to know about pregnancy and peeing (note – this is a sponsored post from

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