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Solitude

I’m scared to even check when was the last time I released a new post. I wish I had a legit excuse but guess what, I don’t! Ha! Time Spent Well I took some time off. Time to just love myself, vacation, watch Netflix, allow myself more than I normally would (not just talking about binge eating)…

Confident Mommy in 5 Easy Steps

Power of Visualization No, I’m not talking about imagining you won a lottery and waking up the next morning with a check in your hands. I mean, there is a small chance it might happen, very small, but if this is your thing, by all means, go for it. Somebody has to win all that…

The Liebster Award Nomination

Thank You! I can’t even describe how excited I am to be nominated for The Liebster Award! When I first started this blog a few months ago, I wasn’t even sure if people would read it. My doubts and insecurities tried to get the best out of me but I pushed through and met so…

5 Core Principles of Conscious Parenting

What type of parenting style do you use? If you came home from work with a bad performance evaluation from your boss, how would you like your spouse or your friend to react? Would you like them to scald you and punish you or would you rather have them listen to you and ask what…

Finding Joy in Simplicity

I Envy You If you are one of those people who know their calling and have a clear vision in life – I am jealous. If you have a job you love and it gives you a purpose other than making money – I am jealous. If you feel you have reached or are in…

My Village

The Happy Dance It’s Thursday and I am meeting my girlfriends for some shopping, dinner, and movies after work. I can’t help but do a happy dance in my mind. I would totally do a real one, but I’m still at work and that would be so inappropriate.  But it hasn’t always been this way. A…

No Expectations?

“No expectations – no disappointments” I heard someone once say “No expectations – no disappointments”, and I thought it was a brilliant idea! My life would be way less complicated if only I didn’t have any expectations. And so I tried to be very mindful of what I expect out of life, out of people. What…

My Mom Wake-Up Call Came in the Form of Cancer

***This post was published in “Popsugar”*** Like so many women, I, too, have always felt conflicted about the idea of wanting more. For years, I tried to so hard to win the fight that so many of us moms go through every day: have a successful career, have more time with my children, have more time…

NOT doing the right thing

Sleepless in Seattle, I mean, Chicago It’s 4am and I can’t sleep. Not even sure why I woke up in the first place! No, this time it wasn’t a trip to the bathroom or a sneaky trip to the fridge. It wasn’t my toddler either… But I’m sure by the time I am back to sleep…