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Because Self Care is Everything

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5 MINUTE STRESS RELIEVERS FOR MOMS

If I could draw well, and I can’t, my brain might look like a dozen exploded eggs—one sticky, sprawling, scrambled mess. I imagine many of you may feel similarly these days, explosive and ready to explode, overloaded, messy.

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WHAT IT'S LIKE TO BE PREGNANT IN A PANDEMIC

I never envisioned being weeks away from delivering a baby under a city in crisis and lockdown. Babies are born all the time under duress, war, indeed far worse circumstances than these, but, nonetheless, these circumstances are not typical.

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FEMALE-LED WINERIES

So vineyard-hopping might not pair well with your back-to-school life or Dry January but it’s nice inspiration for future trips! Departures has curated a lovely list of top regions to explore where female vintners are resurrecting ancient grapes, experimenting with new blends and running luxe guest houses. 

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GREEN GUMMIES

No, not those kind of gummies although I’m sure a CBD version is in the works! I already take a laundry list of supplements so the thought of adding yet another pill makes me want to gag. But I could do gummies, especially when gluten, dairy and sugar-free and, ostensibly, delicious. 

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HOW TO INDULGE LESS DURING THE HOLIDAZE

This past August, my husband and I committed to an experiment with the intention to take a pause from drinking and see what happened. We thought it might help us do a physical and spiritual reboot, tune into our inner voices and find deeper clarity. 

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SUSTAINABLE CONVERSE

This week I’ll attend a workshop on creating a “zero waste space” and am simultaneously inspired and daunted. Despite a good heart and lofty intentions I am a waste making machine!