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How to Calm Your Freaking Brain

“Maybe I should google the possible risks and side effects of anesthesia in children.” That’s the thought that popped into my decidedly unhelpful brain last Thursday night. I was lying in the dark on my daughter’s bedroom floor, waiting for her to fall asleep. She was...

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Parenting: This Sh*t is Hard

My daughters only had two and a half days of school last week, which meant I had to cram all of my work into the remaining two and a half days. On Monday morning I kissed my husband and wished him a good work trip to Florida, dropped my daughters off at school, and...

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Ready, Set, Breathe: Practicing Mindfulness with Your Children for Fewer Meltdowns and a More Peaceful Family

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Parenting in the Present Moment: How to Stay Focused on What Really Matters

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The Good Mother Myth: Redefining Motherhood to Fit Reality

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