Category Archives: Mind & Spirit

17 Modern Myths That Are Making Motherhood Miserable Sanity & Happiness

  In this very insightful article, a mom who has raised kids in two different eras – one with and one without the internet – discusses the differences in raising kids before and after google.  She lists 17 myths about motherhood that she claims are making us miserable, including “we can avoid screwing them up by doing the

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19 Ways That Even Smart People Self Sabotage Sanity & Happiness

  In this powerful article, learn 19 ways that you may be self-sabatoging your life and get advice on what to do about it. Type: Blog post Source: Read 19 Ways Smart People Self Sabotage Article Excerpt: Brilliance without soul alignment, however, limits our effectiveness. Intelligence without intuition sets us up to struggle. Great minds can only

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How I Found Inner Peace in a Salted Carmel Mocha Stress & Overwhelm

How I Found Inner Peace in a Salted Carmel Mocha

  Author and podcaster Lauren Fire tells the story of how she learned to calm down and choose her own inner peace as her top priority. Learn a new way of thinking about peace that can allow you to de-stress faster. Type: Blog Post Source: Read How I Found Inner Peace in a Salted Carmel Mocha

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I Wish Someone Would’ve Warned Me About These BIG FEELINGS Sanity & Happiness

  A mom of three writes this hilarious and real post about the many intense feelings she struggled with as a stay-at-home mom. Type: Blog Post Source: Read I Wish Someone Would’ve Warned Me About These BIG FEELINGS Article Excerpt: I wish I would have known how new babies make all feelings MORE (and this from

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What Postpartum Depression Actually Looks Like Family Wellness, Mind & Spirit, Postpartum Depression & Anxiety

Understand all symptoms of postpartum depression, including the less-than-obvious signs that can cause depression to go undiagnosed. Depression is a subtle attacker. Pamphlets at the doctor’s office usually make us believe that crying or lack of bonding are the only tell-tale signs.  Learn what else to look for and how to know if you may be suffering from

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Study Connects Unmet Breastfeeding Expectations with Postpartum Depression Postpartum Depression & Anxiety

A study in the Maternal and Child Health Journal suggests that women with unmet breastfeeding expectations could be at a higher risk for postpartum depression (PPD).  Learn more about the study, and read the author’s analysis of the study and other studies that tie postpartum depression to breast-feeding. Type: Blog post Source: Read Breastfeeding and Postpartum Depression

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Keeping Your Relationship Strong During Postpartum Depression Postpartum Depression & Anxiety

Learn how postpartum depression can affect a relationship. Author gives 4 tips for moving through postpartum depression while maintaining a strong relationship with a significant other. Type: Blog post Source: Read Keeping Your Relationship Strong During Postpartum Depression Article Excerpt: When you are in the thick of something as difficult as postpartum depression, it may be

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Curbing Negative Thinking – It Is What It Is Sanity & Happiness

Learn why the critical way of talking to ourselves doesn’t work. This Power of Moms author discusses the affect of critical self-talk on motivation and productivity and gives a new framework for thinking about life’s little ups and downs. Type: Blog Post Source: Read Curbing Negative Thinking – It Is What It Is Article Excerpt: I am sitting

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It’s Going to be Hard and That’s OK Sanity & Happiness

From Power of Moms Radio, learn how you can more easily accept the tough stuff  as a mama while also figuring out how to eliminate what’s not working. Type: Podcast Source: Listen Now at PowerofMoms.com Like this post? Rate it below to help other parents find quality articles.

The Importance of Alone Time – Mental Health for Mamas Sanity & Happiness

Dr. Christina Hibbert discusses the importance of alone time for moms and teaches you how to carve out more alone time. “Alone time” is time away from your role as a mother, to be you, relax, and rest. Alone time can be taking a nape, hiking, doing a project, anything that helps you feel like you

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