We were at our friends’ daughter’s birthday party a few weeks ago and I was in the living room chatting with our friends when my husband and a few of the other “dads” were gathered around talking about a golf outing they planned for the next day. I got quiet as I watched how they […]
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Do you have lifestyle challenges centered around overall wellness? In October, there is a series of three workshops taught by professional lifestyle and wellness coach, Lori Bender, MSW that promises a night of relaxed education, exploration, and fun for women who struggle with life balance, wellness vision, and stress. You can register for one or all three on her website: www.carolinalifestylecoachingandconsulting.com. Your registration is your RSVP!
Oct. 11, 6-9, A Balanced Lifestyle-how many areas do you need to tweak?
Oct. 18, 6-9, Wellness Your Stress Away – a close look at things that hold you hostage.
Oct. 25, 6-9, Your Wellness Vision – design a plan for the next year
Seating is limited do to space. PLEASE leave your email so directions can be sent. Food will be served. Free give-a-ways. Professional take home wellness tools. Make a new recipe. Wellness activity. Featured presentation. Dress comfortably. See you there! (540) 256-2589 for questions.
I wrote a piece about finding my village in Columbia a year or so ago. I love that post as it references a time in my life that I felt truly desperate to find a friend and desperate times call for desperate measures. I literally made my husband and kids go on a blind date […]
As a full-time working mom of three small children, I am no stranger to chaos. Getting kids up and out of the door before traffic becomes slow as molasses, fitting in all I need to do for work and the occasional errand during those hours while kids are elsewhere, preparing dinner with or without their “help,” and […]
As I grew up, TV and books typically depicted a perfect mom as having 2.5 kids, a dog, picket fence, big house in suburban sprawl, and lipstick that never smears. She has time to workout at the gym, hold down a job outside of the home that always allows her to be there for the kids, and has an […]
After a period of being a stay-at-home mom, I returned to work when my daughter, Lucie, was 16 months old. It was important to me to be able to find a company that was a good match for me and for my family, so I could have a career I loved and still have time for […]
On the outside, it seems like a lot of moms have it all together. We look at them in awe, wishing we held it together as good. So I asked a few of the moms I know how they manage. One mom said, “I just don’t (manage).” Another said some days she just cries. This […]