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Real self-care for moms

Disclosure: I only recommend products I currently use or would use myself and all opinions expressed here are my own. This post contains affiliate links and if you purchase something using them, I may earn a small commission. You can read my full disclaimer, here. The mere mention of self-care for mothers in our society likely immediately garners … Read More

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Using data to fuel your body (this is not a weight loss blog)

Disclaimer: I am not: a nutritionist, dietician, medical doctor or any other professional who can give you advice about what to eat and how your diet will impact your overall health. If you think you need medical help, you should reach out to a professional with experience in nutrition and the physiology of the human body. The … Read More

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Fitting in Fitness: A guide for the too busy parent

“I just don’t have the time!” How many times have you said (or heard) that phrase in response to a discussion about fitness and physical activity? I’ve heard and said it all too often over the years. Even though we all know that physical activity, of any kind is good for us, we still struggle … Read More

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Report for duty! A couple’s guide to creating equality with childcare responsibilities.

My husband and I have always been true partners in managing the logistics of our lives.  We both have our strengths – for example, I’m an expert on planning fun day trips around the bay area, while he excels with our financial planning and investments. He’s an incredible cook, I’m a wonderful house organizer. We … Read More