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The Parent’s Guide to Maintaining Sanity While Working From Home This Summer

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If you’re a parent who works or runs a business from home you might still be scrambling to pull together your family’s summer game plan.  While sending the kiddos off for a few weeks of camp is an option the reality is summer care and camp can get pricey!  And shouldn’t the kids have a slight breather from all that “structure” during the lazy days of summer anyway?  As a mom who runs a …

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5 Keys to Developing an Effective Family Budget

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When you think of budgeting, you might think of phrases like “cutting back” or “trimming the fat.”  Sounds a bit like going on a diet, right? You can’t seem to help feeling like somehow you’re going to be deprived or restricted in some way.  But you move forward anyway because you know that being in control of your finances is …

7 Stress Busters for the Holiday Season

In Balance, Lifestyle by Alicia0 Comments

It happens every year.  The last two months of the year arrive jam packed with holidays.  This time of year can stress out even the most calm among us.  Besides adding a new layer of emotional stress, the holidays can also affect our general health.  But there are ways that you can overcome this.  Try these 7 holiday stress busters …

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8 Healthy Habits to Start Your Day Off Right

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If you’re striving to live a healthier life, starting the day off right can make the difference in achieving your goals for the day. It’s not always easy to live a healthy life, but if you incorporate changes gradually, you’ll affect your lifestyle in positive ways. Starting your day with healthy practices helps establish a healthy mindset for the rest …

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3 Simple Ways To Develop Healthy Eating Habits

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When you decide to make changes in your health, you will probably start taking a close look at your eating habits.  Yet with our current food trends, this goal can get confusing. You might be dazed on where to begin.   Your reasons for wanting to eat healthy might fall into one of these categories: lose weight, manage your high blood …

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9 Tips to Start a Mindful Eating Practice

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When was the last time you had a mindful meal? When we sit down to eat, we are not just eating, we are consuming our thoughts, emotions and the circumstances surrounding us. Rushing through a meal, or being stressed, frustrated, tired, or distracted can hinder your ability to digest properly and derive adequate nourishment for both the body and the …