fun things to do with kids

19 fun things to do with kids (And how to not lose your mind when you’re trapped at home!)

Table of Contents Need some ideas for fun kids’ activities?Do you lack patience?19 ideas for fun things to do with kids to pass timePainting or drawingTracingAge appropriate workbooksEducational videosOutdoor sportsHelping around the houseFacetiming loved onesReading booksIndependent playDance partiesPlaying “monster”Building blocksPlaying with petsImaginative playSnuggleAnswer their damn questionsHave quality conversationsPick a language to learnPotty train the little …

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Tips for Anxiety: 9 Simple Ways to Find Hope in a Mental Health Crisis

Table of Contents We’re all looking for ways to manage anxiety. What is anxiety?Generalized anxietySocial anxietyPhobiasOCDPTSD/other trauma related anxietiesPanic disorderTips for anxietyExercise regularlyEat healthy foodsDrink plenty of waterGet adequate sleepAvoid triggersDon’t avoid triggersJournalSpeak up about how you feelGet adequate self careRecap of anxiety series.Don’t let living with anxiety ruin your life.It is a marathon, not …

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The Grief Process: Why I Believe There Are 6 Stages, Not 5

Table of Contents Did you recently lose a loved one?My experiences with lossThe grief process: How many stages are there?DenialAngerBargainingDepressionAcceptanceResources I recommend6th stage of grief: WHYTips for coping with griefJournalingTalk about themJoin an online/local support groupDistract yourselfAccept death as a realityLosing a loved one does not have to be the end of the world.“To live …

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how to get fit

How to get fit: What you can do when exercise is the last thing on your mind

I often ask myself if I’ll ever be in shape again.  How is it possible to be fit when you have little ones, and NO energy, and a billion other things on your plate?  We get so bogged down by the day to day minutiae.  Dishes. Laundry. School pick-up. Play dates. Work meetings.  Doctor’s appointments. …

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