I’m Not Down With The Swirl (Yeah I said it)

oprah says don't go there

OMG Girls, I just found this in my drafts from FOUR. YEARS. AGO!  (I didn’t edit it except to add gifs and links) I'm going to have to do a follow up to this soon!  ------------------------------------- The worst pickup line I’ve ever received was from a middle aged ginger dude who looked me ...

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TV’s Best Weight Loss Reality Shows

weight loss shows

As someone who's big into health and fitness I admit I love weight-loss reality shows. I really do. They're so inspiring, and also feed my reality show addiction while still being positive. (I can't stand the reality shows that just show people looking like idiots for no reason.) I ...

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February Goals and Check-in

hello february

February already? It's a fresh month and a fresh start :) January was great overall. I spoke at Type A Vegas, attended CES and Affiliate Summit and enjoyed my momcation. Started a personal book challenge and completed a book that has changed my life on the low Cleaned up my diet a bit ...

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5 Easy Ways to Keep At-Home Date Nights Special

at home date nights

We’ve all heard the advice that to keep relationships flowing smoothly we need to incorporate date nights into our lives. Date nights are standing dates that you have with your partner no matter what else goes on in your schedules. For many couples date nights are an in-home affair, whether due to ...

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Join the 52 Book Challenge! #52booksin2016


So I'm on my way to the mall when I just kinda felt "over it" and didn't want to drive there, deal with parking, or people, or noise. I looked at my co-pilot Kai in the back seat and asked her if we should go home. She said "read book mommy?" which I translated to "Hey mom, screw the mall, you can ...

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How to Encourage Gratitude in Children

encourage gratitude in children

By definition, gratitude is an emotional state cultivated by the act of consciously saying “thank you” for the good in your life. Being grateful for what you currently have puts you in a better feeling state. This makes it more likely that more positive experiences will come your way to be grateful ...

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6 Reasons to take a Momcation Asap


Listen up. You need to take a momcation asap. Yesterday I returned from almost a week in Vegas. (If you follow me on instagram you can see pics.) I had no kids with me. No husband. I did meet my business partner there, but she is also a mom, who was husbandless and childless for the week. We were in ...

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