Tag Archives: stress

Eating to conceive

I’ve officially reached that age where most of my friends have had kids, are having kids or are desperately trying to have kids. And between them, or should I say us as I include myself in this group, we represent a fairly good cross section of society with many healthy births, some suffering miscarriage, some […]

Healthy & Happy Pregnancy Holidays

Ah, the holidays. Always busy, always stressful. But what about if we could have “healthy holidays”? Do we dare dream of a holiday season without stress? A festive season filled with personal time and yummy treats that don’t leave you on a sugar high? Maybe it’s my age or the fact that this is the […]

Managing Holiday Stress by Managing Your Daily Habits

We’re thrilled to have guest collaborator Karen Rigatti share this article with us on how to manage holiday stress. You can check out all of Karen’s amazing articles on her website: www.karenrigatti.com Here we go again…the holidays!  For some, it really is the most wonderful time of the year, but for many of us, it’s […]

Mental illness and motherhood

My sister is bi-polar and for as long as I can remember we’ve juggled family life with her recurring episodes of deep depression and manic highs. We’ve lived through the teenage years of drink, drugs and rebellion followed by her 20’s and her first foray into motherhood and now her 30’s with baby number 2. […]

Can I have another hour please?

Let’s start this post by saying that it took me 3 whole months to find time to finish this post. Originally, this was supposed to be written before Christmas (the first version mentioned how much I would get done over the Christmas holiday… fast forward to now and well, that didn’t happen at all). Now, mid-February, with […]

Coping with modern day stresses

Is it me or are all we all more stressed these days? From school, what to study, to career choice, to finances, rent, mortgage, to life choices, boyfriends, husbands, kids, to how to balance it all…and the list goes on and on! But whilst many of us might think of stress as simply being under […]

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