It seems that keeping a clean house (especially with toddlers, tweens, teens and every age in between) takes quite a bit of time and energy for many of us. The only problem is that the time is usually never enough, so the only thing we can do is to find useful tricks that will allow us to take care of our cleaning chores promptly and effectively. The good organisation is of main importance, in case we truly want to maintain our properties in good condition.
Well, Divas, I survived my first 30 days of full-time divapreneurship! In my head, there’s a balloon drop, band playing, just all sorts of fanfare. It’s been a great month and I’ve learned a lot personally and professionally.
I will be honest. The biggest adjustment for me has been the lack of face-to-face interaction with co-workers. I spent the summer home with my youngest two children, so they kept me very occupied. Once school started,
Parenting Your Strong-Willed Child
During my last pregnancy I prayed for two things – a daughter and that we would have a mother-daughter relationship better than what I had with my mother.
Be careful what you ask for.
From day one, Miss V came out being …. Miss V.
She just had this “I’m so un-bothered” demeanor about her and did not want to deal with anyone … but me.
“You need to take a breath,” my therapist told me. I had only started seeing her a few months, but she already had me figured out. The truth was I couldn’t take a breath. I was working 60 hour weeks as a paralegal, and my home life wasn’t any less busy with two young children who expected my best every day when I got home. I was eating poorly, I had no energy, and I was losing my mind.
This post on “Transition” is written as part of a collaboration with Jill and Jamie of postmodyrn, an electronic magazine dedicated to the 4th Trimester experience. The 4th trimester? You know those oh-so-exciting first 6 months after you give birth.
We were paired to work on a project called coLAB – a collaborative project between three communities: Latina Bloggers Connect (that’s the L), Alt Summit (that’s the A) and Be Blogalicious,
Back To You Challenge:
A 5-Day Self-Care Challenge for Moms
As mothers, we focus on giving and providing to our families and often put ourselves at the very bottom of our to-do lists. You know, below below the bottom line. Many times we do this and do not even recognize it.
Quick Challenge: Reflect on everything you’ve done for the past 48 hours. How many things purely benefited you?
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People that feel bullied just need to toughen up.