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Winter Blues

Emerging from the Winter Blues

With all of its festivity and yuletide joys, winter’s official kickoff in December is easily greeted, but something sinister looms on the other side of New Year’s Eve, the winter blues. I began to experience a frustrating decline in energy in January, apathy lulling  me to malaise with its emotionless song. Even though frustrating at […]

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Rest

Choosing Rest in Motherhood

Lately I’ve been thinking about what it looks like to choose rest amidst the tasks of motherhood. While I’m sure most of us could opt for more physical rest, in what ways do we intentionally slow down during the fullness of life? Most days it feels like I do circles involving laundry, dishes, diaper changes, […]

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summer guilt

Just Say No to Summer Guilt

How many of us head into the fall with summer guilt from all of the didn’t-dos? We start our summer vacation making to-do lists that include projects we will catch up on, exercise schedules to keep, day trips to the zoo, and freezer meals to make ahead of time for the fall. We make our summer bucket lists, and we […]

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