Fun & Easy Hairstyles for Busy Moms
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Fun & Easy Hairstyles for Busy Moms

Lately I've been feeling kind of...dumpy. It seems like my hair is in a ponytail 6 days a week and I've worn sweatpants all day more often than I care to admit. It got so bad that last Friday I painted my fingernails, which may not seem like a big deal to most of you,…

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How we’re getting our eating habits back on track

Earlier this year, I shared that I was giving up the idea of "real food and only real food" because it had become an unhealthy stress for our family. For a while, we struck a balance that I was very comfortable with -- eating healthy foods most of the time with an occasional "cheat" product added…

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My Secret Blogging Weapon: The Blog Break

Burnout is a slow process. It doesn't happen overnight; it happens one blog post, one stressful day, one hurtful comment, one moment at a time. It happens to writers and creatives and entrepreneurs. And it can kill a blog, a business, even a family. Honestly, the formula for avoiding burnout is simple, but that doesn't…

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Living Creatively Even When You Don’t Feel Creative

Yesterday we talked about living intentionally and what that actually means. Today, I want to talk about the second word in our tagline: creative. What is creative living anyway? creative 1. having the quality or power of creating. 2. resulting from originality of thought, expression, etc. 3. imaginative. 4. originative; productive. Let's start with what…

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What Does It Mean to Live Intentionally?

Yesterday I announced some pretty big changes to Life Your Way. While the design changes will take a little more time to implement, you'll notice the changes to the content right away. As we kick off the New Year, I wanted to start by looking at our tagline -- intentional & creative living-- and what…

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How to Begin a Gratitude Practice and Change Your Life

The following guest post is from Doña Bumgarner of Nurtured Mama: The year I got divorced I struggled with a deep depression. Just getting out of bed each morning took monumental effort. The one thing that grounded me each day, and eventually helped pull me back to life, was a tiny journal that I kept…

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Rethinking Your Period: Choosing Healthier Feminine Care Products

The following post is from Emily of Live Renewed: So let's chat like sisters over coffee today, 'cause this is a topic that's pretty private and personal. And yet, because it's something most of us as women (if you're a man that's your cue to stop reading!), live with on a monthly basis, that makes…

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On Buying New Underwear…and Making Time for Your Art

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It's always a privilege to guest post at Simple Mom, and this week I'm sharing my thoughts about moms and our reluctance and guilt when it comes to taking care of ourselves: I feel guilty every time I buy new underwear. Yep, as ridiculous as it may be, I find myself feeling like I shouldn’t…

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The Importance of Playtime for a Mom’s Soul

The following is a guest post from Elizabeth of Seasons with Soul: Sparkly Sparkly Crazy Hair is famous in our family. A My Little Pony who sells ice cream sundaes for $50 a pop, she also has a perennial bad attitude. And, if you argue with her, the price just skyrockets. We’re not sure how…

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