The maniac's guide to meal-planning: part 2 of 4

This is the second post of a four-part series on meal-planning like a boss–even when life’s crazy....more

Worry. What I Do Best.

Worry. Now that's something I am really good at. I am good at worrying about real concerns. I am also very good at worrying about things that could happen. I am one of those people who breathes a sigh of relief every time I go around the curve and see my house still standing after being away even for a few hours. If you are looking for someone to do worry, I am the person for the job. ...more

The maniac's guide to meal-planning: part 1 of 4

Source“Cooking healthy food takes so much work–it’s such a chore.”“My weeknights are too busy for dinner! I don’t have time for more than microwaved meals or fast food.”...more

Thriving When Stress Reduces Life to The Basics

 As every mother knows, a newborn takes at least eight hours a day to nurse, burp, rock and comfort, bath, change clothes and change diapers( at least ten times a day). Then a mother must  wash all those diapers, clothes, receiving blankets, sheets and baby blankets as well as their own clothes which tend to get covered in vomit, and other nasty surprises....more

Sanity-saving freebie! The I-messed-up worksheet

SourceNow that the new year is underway, the time is ripe to do one of two things:...more

Under Pressure

“Do you have a tendency to procrastinate, or do you like checking things off your to-do list?”...more

Your Health and the Holidays: How to Reduce Stress, Enjoy the Parties, and Have a Happy New Year

The holidays are stressful. Yes, they're a lot of fun too, but it's too easy to forget to take care of yourself when you're running around from party to party or fretting about wrapping gifts. This means that tiny problems can snowball into bigger issues when it comes to your health. In order to get the most out of this holiday season without getting yourself rundown and sick, we've compiled these ideas to keep you healthy and happy. ...more

5 ways to de-stress the holiday season

(Source)Ah, the holidays.  They are fun, festive andddddd sometimes frustrating.  They don't usually start out that way and actually, most of us are excite...more

What is the Perfect Holiday?

5 simple tips for easy-peasy holiday travel

Holiday travel can often be a total disaster. Flight delays, horrendous traffic, and nasty wintertime flu can leave you feeling worse than Mr. Scrooge. Add traveling with kids into the mix and your patience, poise, and rule to “never yell in public” is sure to be tested. However, holiday travel doesn’t have to involve bah humbugs and emotional meltdowns....more