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Living joyfully in chaos

Joy doesn’t come from perfection. Perfect kids. Perfect marriage. Perfect house. Perfect life. Joy comes when you choose to be joyful in …

My children make me rich

I went to my massage therapist the other day. I know it sounds kind of odd, but I really wish I could be friends with …

Mom, you’re the only one

10pm. The house was quiet, and I had just drifted off to sleep. Blissful, peaceful, deep sleep. “Mommmmmmmmm-eeeeeeeee!” The panicked cry of our 3-year-old …

A Christmas Eve stomach bug

Christmas came early for me this year. It was wrapped in a nasty, exceptionally-violent stomach bug that claimed almost all of us. …

Dear Elf on the Shelf

Social media can make us feel worse, not better, about ourselves because it’s so easy to compare to others and then feel …

DIY gratitude tree tutorial

Forget turkey, mashed potatoes and pumpkin spice lattes. (Okay, don’t tooooootally forget them.) But here’s a simple, free way to refocus on what Thanksgiving …

My 3-Day Feel Amazing schedule

The 3-Day Feel Amazing Challenge is all about choosing to fill your mouth and your mind with things that make you thrive …

The stay-at-home mom conspiracy theory

This article was also published by The Huffington Post, where it went viral and led to features on AOL, Moms.com, iVillage Australia, Poland’s national daily …