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Managing emotional labor as a mom

It’s Time to Share The Burden of Emotional Labor

A friend recently published his first book. And I couldn’t be more pleased for him. He landed a three-book contract, which means his long years of typing away on evenings and weekends has finally borne fruit. But it was my friend’s wife, not my friend, that reached out to me with questions about handling various …

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Don’t Let the Life You Imagined Keep You From The Life You Want

Have you ever gotten the feeling, as you drive through a neighborhood, that living there would be all you ever imagined? That this space would give your family the community and joy you crave? I have. Years ago, we visited a suburban neighborhood outside of Houston that seemed blissful. Pregnant with our daughter, living there …

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A Timeline of American Women’s Fight For Financial Rights

A Timeline of American Women’s Fight For Financial Rights 250 years ago, a woman became her husband’s property when they married. She was no longer even considered a citizen. All she owned became her husband’s.  Undoubtedly, women’s financial rights have come a long way. Women are on track to control the majority of the world’s …

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Woman putting on cruelty free makeup

Affordable Cruelty-Free Products that Make you Feel Fab

Care about the environment, your health, and the safety of animals? But also need to keep your budget under control? There’s good news for you! Cruelty-free personal care and makeup products no longer break the bank. You can now find a wide range of quality products sold online and in stores that are cruelty-free, made …

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How to Bullet Journal: A Complete Guide for Perfectionists

As a type A perfectionist, I spent months drooling over incredible bullet journal layouts on Instagram before I finally gave it a try. I was so nervous about screwing up a page I just couldn’t get started. I loved the idea of finally having a planner and journal customized for me, but I didn’t know …

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How to start a lasting book club

How to Start an Awesome Book Club (That Lasts More Than a Month)

Books are better with friends. Maybe your only knowledge of book clubs is when your mom used to have the ladies in the neighborhood over once a month and kick you out of the living room. But starting a book club can be the perfect way to make sure you see your friends on a …

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