Posts tagged "Stress"

Logging Off for the Holidays

Logging Off for the Holidays
I was talking with a friend on Skype the other day, enjoying a great catch-up on each other’s lives. Since she lives on the east coast, it’s the best way we can connect, and the video component, it feels more intimate than just talking on the phone. So, we have coffee dates. It’s one of... Read more »

The Woulda Coulda Shoulda Day

The Woulda Coulda Shoulda Day
This morning, I was supposed to wake up at 5:30 and go for a run – but I decided to snuggle on the couch with the puppy and watch Morning Joe. While I was distracted with neutralizing the Keurig coffee pod anarchy in my kitchen, I forgot to brew a cup for my daughter before... Read more »

Living a Microwaved Life: A Frustrated Young Wife Is Forced to Wait

Living a Microwaved Life: A Frustrated Young Wife Is Forced to Wait
Today’s post is from Jess Bedsole of Sparkles and Crafts. I met her last year at our husband’s holiday work celebration and we instantly connected. Full of classy, yet modern energy, Jess’ positive character reflects the views of a younger generation of women and wives…. Enjoy! -Elizabeth   A Microwaved Life Allow me to explain…... Read more »
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Stress... with soreness and swelling?

Stress... with soreness and swelling?
During my 30 some years of life, I feel like I’ve been through a lot – crazy jobs, lay-offs, break ups, moving, recession, losing loved ones and giving birth early. Unfortunately, they all cause stress. Since becoming parents and Mr. C. has been home, my husband and I have adapted and fallen into a good... Read more »

A Business Meeting, Maggots, and a Puppy: A Day in the Life of a Modern Day Mom

A Business Meeting, Maggots, and a Puppy: A Day in the Life of a Modern Day Mom
The horror which ensues in this post is enough to make anyone a.) second guess being a dog owner and  b.) question their sanity in the decision to have 2 children, be pregnant and have a puppy at the same time. The events below are completely true and have not been embellished. No one was... Read more »

Achieving Domestic Perfection

For those of you who are familiar with my posts, you already know I have stains on my mattress and a knack for embarrassing myself in public.What you may not know is I used to have an affair. A love affair, rather, with house cleaning. I used to love scrubbing floors, cleaning toilets, dusting, and... Read more »
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Surviving holiday travel...with children

The holidays are upon us, bringing with them the promise of large get-togethers with friends and family.  And unless all of your friends and family live within throwing distance, chances are that gathering also means traveling. If you are the lucky one that gets to hit the highway or the skyway this season to visit... Read more »

Four weeks to a stress free holiday gathering

November means the start of family gatherings and the holidays.  As the chic housekeeping magazines begin to fill my mailbox and suggest that I start making crepe paper center pieces and piping tiny turkeys onto homemade petit fours, a sense of urgency to hit my local craft store kicks in.  I am a notorious list... Read more »