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Tips to Create Balance From the Professional World of Dance

Back Into The Swing of Things: 5 Tips from the Pro Dance World to Create Balance

May 22, 2017 | 4 Comments

We watch dancers twirl, leap, and step gracefully onto the floor. They carry themselves with poise–and we can learn a lot from them about creating balance in our own lives. Many moms take a break from the office, but for CEO and business consultant Valeh Nazemoff, getting back into the workplace is just like stepping onto […]

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Mental Health and African Americans

It Only Looks Like We’re Not Hurting: #BloggersForMentalHealth

May 16, 2017 | 4 Comments

Growing up, I spent a whole lot of time at church. Thursday nights meant going to rehearsal with my parents for the adult choir. Friday evenings were for youth service and teen choir. Sunday mornings were spent in the children’s sanctuary learning choruses and memorizing Bible verses. And if I was with my grandmother, we’d […]

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Why ‘I’m Fine’ Is A Big Fat Lie

May 1, 2017 | 12 Comments

After pushing for what felt like hours, he was finally here. I was tired. I was amazed at what I’d done, amazed at this precious miracle of a tiny person. But I was so, so tired. The weeks went by. We settled into a routine, and things seemed to get a little easier. I was […]

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Your Weird Pregnancy Cravings, Explained

April 19, 2017 | No Comments

J. Lo wanted salsa, M&M’s, and orange soda. Victoria Beckham needed smoked salmon. And Britney Spears? Well, she just wanted dirt. From watermelon and hot Cheetos to popcorn dipped in chocolate pudding, pregnancy can bring on some weird cravings. With my first, it was Red Lobster’s cheddar bay biscuits. I asked moms on Facebook about […]

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Stuck in a Mom Rut? 5 Ways to Change Your Routine

April 17, 2017 | 1 Comment

After a long day at work, I usually collapse on the couch and catch up on all the shows on my DVR. After sitting at a desk for 8 hours, commuting for an hour and a half, connecting with my family, washing dishes, and doing laundry, I’m just too tired to do much of anything […]

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