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How to Talk to Kids About Divorce

How to Talk to Kids About Divorce

The D-word: Divorce. It can be messy. It's definitely difficult. And it can tear families apart. Yet, it can also work to bring your family closer together. Trust me on this one - I'm coming from a family with divorced... Read More
How to Do Black Friday Without Losing Your Mind

How to Do Black Friday Without Losing Your Mind

Ah, the post-turkey-binge bloat that is accompanied by the compulsive shopping frenzy called 'Black Friday.' We all know it well by now. With an overload of sugar in our systems and incessant email alerts and TV commercials about "missing... Read More
Even Superheroes Have Limitations

Even Superheroes Have Limitations

Humility may be one of the most poorly defined and misunderstood virtues. If you're like most, you don't consider humility to be a strength at all, and if you subscribe to contemporary understandings you'd assume humility is a weakness. So,... Read More
How to Make a Minimalist Lifestyle Work for You

How to Make a Minimalist Lifestyle Work for You

To some, minimalism might seem like the concept of dieting for the brain. However, adopting minimalism (or parts of it) into your lifestyle actually can make your day-to-day much easier and enjoyable. Today, let's look at how minimalism can add... Read More
Anxiety: Why it’s More Than Just Worrying

Anxiety: Why it’s More Than Just Worrying

You feel nervous all the time. You can't seem to relax. Your thoughts control you, rather than the other way around. You can't sleep. Night after night, you toss and turn. You feel exhausted. Maybe you've started experiencing headaches. Your... Read More
Feed Your Body Friday: Wild Rice, Apple, & Cranberry Stuffing

Feed Your Body Friday: Wild Rice, Apple, & Cranberry Stuffing

Happy Thanksgiving, Daily Life Family! There's no Thanksgiving dinner without turkey and no turkey without stuffing! My childhood memories of stuffing are not very appetizing. The stuffings of my childhood were soft, fatty, and generally not very good. This is... Read More
What Science Says About the Shorter Work Week

What Science Says About the Shorter Work Week

Imagine: A world where a 4-day work week is the norm. You have 3 full days off - days where you can do whatever your heart desires (or your at-home to-do list requires). It sounds nice, doesn't it? The shorter work... Read More
A Backwoods Remedy for Sore Throats & Colds

A Backwoods Remedy for Sore Throats & Colds

Cold season is upon us, so I knew I had to share this amazing backwoods remedy for sore throats and colds with you! You can even sip on this hot beverage if you're not sick to help prevent colds and... Read More