5 Simple Ways to Help Make Virtual Learning Easier for Your Child

Is your family participating in virtual learning? As someone with a virtual learner, I was so grateful that Marty reached out to me with this article. My oldest is in kindergarten, and since I work from home as a blogger, we made the choice to keep her home. Luckily our district offered a virtual learning option! It’s made us feel so much safer in the midst of a seemingly unending global health crisis.

Life IS Beautiful book review: How can you find happiness in a dreadful year?

Self help books can really be a hit or a miss. Granted, some are amazing. I’ve read ones that have changed my life for the better. But many are filled with woo advice that has never actually been proven to work. These end up being more frustrating to read than genuinely helpful. I’ve become a bit of a skeptic the past few years. I take most advice with a grain of salt, and generally take a lot of time to process things before putting it into action. Admittedly, I’m naturally pessimistic. Constant joyful optimistic can grate on me, because it makes me wonder- what’s the catch?

What is the key to happiness? (5 happiness habits you need to try!)

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11 common restless leg syndrome symptoms + a comprehensive guide to finding relief

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Do you have a partner with depression or anxiety? (Here are my 5 best tips!)

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The 10 best parenting tips for people afraid to raise kids with mental illness

What’s the best parenting advice you ever heard?

Was it an inspirational quote from a book? Or an old wives’ tale that actually worked?

One of the hardest parts of being a parent is the constant influx of information. From the second you announce your pregnancy, you are bombarded by advice from people who have been there, done that. It can be very overwhelming!

It’s especially overwhelming for parents that live with depression and anxiety. Even if their child was very much wanted, it’s hard to hear parenting spoken about like it’s so simple.

What is the best definition of anxiety? (In 140 characters or less)

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7 ways to combat pregnancy anxiety + enjoy 9 months of zen

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7 habits to improve mental health + create the perfect Mom’s Day Off

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Why mental health in men is such an issue + 5 action steps you can take today

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