• It’s time to make yourself a priority…

    As women, we often don’t take enough time for ourselves… Many of the women in our community wear many hats: wife, mom, business owner, employee, coach, chauffeur… It can be easy to put ourselves at the very end of the line when it comes to priorities. I’m not saying we should always be first…just that there should be some balance, and that we have to learn to take time for ourselves. I know that I can get overwhelmed just by the sheer number of people in our house, and even though the loudness might be all happy sounds, it drains me. Thankfully, my husband has learned over the years that…

  • The Importance of Self Care

    Today was a good day. The fact that it’s noteworthy means that there’s been a lot going on. Life has been difficult lately. Blending families isn’t always a bed of roses, so to speak. The challenges that we face aren’t things that most of our friends can even relate to, unless they’re also part of a stepfamily. It is easy to fall into negative self-talk and other destructive habits. That’s why self care is so important.  Find an activity you love and make the time for it.  This morning, I went for my first run in ages. Running helps me to clear my mind. Running hills helps me change my…