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Tired? 25 Ways To Fight Fatigue

It seems like everyone is tired these days. In my medical practice, it’s one of the most common complaints I hear from people. How about you? Do you feel tired a lot of the time? There can be many reasons for that fatigue. It can, of course, be due to medical issues like iron deficiency and thyroid imbalance, but the majority of fatigue is due to various factors we can’t measure: too much stress, too little exercise, poor diet, insufficient sleep… In other words, lifestyle factors.… Read the rest

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The Journey of Motherhood (in GIFs)

Over on my YMC blog this week, I posted a piece called The Journey Of Motherhood. It’s a story told in GIFs (you know, those little looping video snippets?). And I have to tell you, I had a total blast putting it together. Giggled my way through the making of it, in fact. I’m hoping it can bring a similar smile to your face.… Read the rest

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Hack Your Body Clock: How To Become A Morning Person

I haven’t always been a morning person. But when various factors collided (specifically, getting a book contract to produce three novels in three years, coupled with the fact that quitting my day job was not an option…mostly because my children had grown rather accustomed to eating food on a regular basis) I had to come up with a new plan.… Read the rest

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2013 Rewind

Reviewing the highlights of my year has become an annual tradition for me (like many of you), so here goes. When I think back on 2013, this is what stands out for me: My first novel was published! *happy dance* I finished writing my second novel. (And it’s all set for release in June 2014.) I had the privilege of spending another year blogging for Erica Ehm’s fabulous Yummy Mummy Club.Read the rest

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10 Ways To Banish Stress

There are so many wonderful things about conferences. They’re fun, exciting, educational, and great for networking. But…maybe you would also add “stressful” to that list of descriptors.   I’m headed to one of my favorite conferences next week: BlissDom Canada. It’s a super high-energy gathering of hundreds of amazing, talented women: bloggers and social media mavens, primarily. (Here’s what my experience was like last year.)Read the rest

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Say It Ain’t So: Are Flip Flops Bad For You?

We’re into the dog days of summer. Are you and your Havaianas inseparable? Well, I hate to say this…but I’ve got some bad news. Flip flops feel ultra natural and comfortable, but it turns out they’re not so great for you, health-wise. To see more about what I’m talking about, head over to Yummy Mummy Club and read my recent post on flip flops and health.… Read the rest

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Mission: Mosquito Bite Patrol

It’s the summer (yay!)…it’s mosquito season (not quite so yay!). Love the warm weather but loathe the bugs that accompany it? Time to fight back, my dears. On my health blog on Yummy Mummy Club, I’ve outlined an attack plan, in two phases: 1. prevention 2. bite relief. If you want to have a somewhat less itchy summer, head over there and check it out.… Read the rest

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How To Make A Baby

Here’s what I’ve been writing about over on Yummy Mummy Club lately… How to get pregnant! Yes, it seems obvious enough, and no, this article isn’t what you’re thinking. The thing is, many couples struggle to conceive, and it can be a huge source of stress. In my latest YMC post I discuss the role all that stress might be playing in the quest to get pregnant.… Read the rest

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The Blog Tour Begins: Bookalicious

Launch day today! I can hardly believe it. My head is spinning…so I’m just going to direct you over to Bookalicious, on Yummy Mummy Club, where I did a Q&A about writing A Beautiful Heist. Don’t forget: everyone who is lovely enough to purchase my book today gets entered in a giveaway draw. Just fire me a tweet after you do!… Read the rest

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Healthalicious: My Recent Health Posts, March Edition

Here’s what I’ve been blogging about in the past few weeks on my other blogs: Kid Not Sleeping? This May Be The Reason Learn about the nutritional deficiency that could be at the root of all those hair-pulling bedtime battles. How To Lose Weight Through Portion Control Staying slim is tough, especially when there’s so much fabulous food out there. Here are 7 tricks to help you become a portion-control pro.… Read the rest

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