holiday blues

Goodbye Holiday Blues: 3 practical ways to stay mentally healthy during the holidays

It's the most wonderful time of the year. Hmm, sometimes the hustle and bustle of the holiday season can definitely feel not so wonderful. The time between Thanksgiving and the New Year can pull and stretch even the best of us. Travel, parties, interesting family dynamics, school plays, finances, and more can magnify issues we can generally manage. Plus, when you add seasonal depression and health issues that can peak ahead during this time of the year, the demands of the holiday season can create so[...]

Baby, It’s Cold Outside: 3 easy ways to beat the winter blahs for moms

Winter time can often lead to one fussy momma and bored kids when there are days you just gotta stay inside. Now, I normally do not have an issue with my fellas complaining that they are bored. Actually, I like it. Those are usually the times they learn to occupy themselves using their creativity and peer mediation skills. But when you have been cooped up in the house for an extended period of time, everyone can get a little cabin fever. Taking the “blah” out of those inside days to create fun for ever[...]