Celebrating the Holidays while Grieving Loss of a Loved One
holidays while grieving
          Celebrating during the holidays while grieving the loss of a loved one is tough! You want to just crawl back into bed and pull the covers over your head and sleep. The pain becomes exponential especially during this time because a lot of the holiday traditions are based around family time and being together. The Hallmark movies and cards don't really help much either! Don't you hate it when you're just not feelin'it and can't...

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11 Sensational Smoothies
11 Sensational Smoothies with UnProcessed Jess
11 Sensational Smoothies Smoothies are simply sensational and I found 11 recipes to share with you! We make smoothies often around our home. They make a yummy quick breakfast, snack, or pre or post-workout drink. For busier than usual weeks, we make a big batch, seal and save them so we just pop open and drink. Who can resist a bright, delicious berry? Try different varieties to create a colorful concoction. OMC! Love chocolate? Try this smoothie and save a few pieces...

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Sex and Sleep: Secrets to a Sexy Master Bedroom
Sex & Sleep in Marriage
Sex and Sleep. Can you think of anything better? Men crave it and moms wish they could get just a few more hours of it. Now if we can get on the same page life would be grand. Ahhh...sigh! Marriage is tough, y'all. The honeymoon ends and reality sets in and before you know it your convos consist of carpooling, little league, ballet, what's for dinner, and who's keeping the dog during vacation. NOT SEXY! So what to do what...

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Kanthaka App: Fit in Fitness with a Busy Schedule
Is fitting in fitness with a busy schedule a struggle for you? As a wife, mom of three, and entrepreneur I can relate with the struggle to fit fitness in your week. I love my gym and classes but life happens and trips to the gym aren't always possible. Reasons you may not make it to the gym: Little kids at home - can be difficult just to make it out the door Schedule - Classes aren't scheduled at convenient...

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Start Each Morning with Total Body Stretches
Early Morning Total Body Stretches
Do you ever feel like just getting out of the bed in the morning is a chore?! Start your day with these Total Body Stretches to wake up your body and your mind! Stretching your body first thing in the morning increases the blood flow to your muscles that have been still all night. It also increases the blood flow to your brain, making you feel more alert and shake off those morning mental cobwebs. Want to work out more...

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How Sky Diving Made me a Better MOM
how skydiving made me a better mom
Be a Better MOM How could sky diving from a perfectly good plane make me a better MOM? I'm a wonderful mom and do everything for my girls and put them first. I'm one of the best moms going! Or so I thought. Everyone tells me this, including my husband, but they couldn't see the struggle behind the surface. Homeschooling, constantly running girls around here and there and everywhere, months without a break for even a simple manicure or dinner...

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11 Sensational Smoothies
11 Sensational Smoothies with UnProcessed Jess
11 Sensational Smoothies Smoothies are simply sensational and I found 11 recipes to share with you! We make smoothies often around our home. They make a yummy quick breakfast, snack, or pre or post-workout drink. For busier than usual weeks, we make a big batch, seal and save them so we just pop open and drink. Who can resist a bright, delicious berry? Try different varieties to create a colorful concoction. OMC! Love chocolate? Try this smoothie and save a few pieces...

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Sleep Through the Night
Bye Bye Sleeping Through the Night Have you said “bye bye” to sleeping through the night? Are you feeling exhausted or “running on stress hormones” all day? Do not fear, I have some great tips (and an amazing recipe) for you! The science of sleep is fascinating, complicated and growing. Sleep is this daily thing that we all do and yet we're just beginning to understand all of the ways it helps us and all of the factors that can...

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Menopausal Women: Do This Before You Take the Meds Your Doctor Prescribed
Menopausal Women: Do This Before You Take the Meds Your Doctor Prescribed Listen to what your doctor says AND also to your body.  We both know that what you eat and how you move can make a HUGE improvement in some of the symptoms of menopause.  Not to mention how common it is for ladies to gain weight at this time of life. (Ugh!) And as we both know eating better and moving more can help you stave off other issues...

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A Broken Mom’s Journey to Whole Health
A Broken Mom's Journey to Whole Health Is this Really my Life? Some days I have to stop and remind myself that my life is really mine as I write this from my comfy chair with an awesome view in a room filled with my hubby and three gorgeous girls. Pieces of my past feel like someone else's life even though pain still lingers in a crevice of my heart.   My mind goes back to a time when I...

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