Renee’s Corner: Self-Care Tips for the Busy Mom

With all due respect to Mother’s Day, there’s no real break from the job for us moms. Motherhood is a twenty-four-hour-a-day, seven-days-a-week endeavor. Even if and when the day comes that we get a break from the kids (and hubby, if we’re lucky), it’s far too easy to find yourself preoccupied with whether your little ones are safe and doing ok away from you, and thinking about getting a leg up on the next thing they’ll need. That’s why it’s so important to remember that moms need love too (and not just on Mother’s Day!). And as nice as it is to Read More

5 Tips For Shaking Off The Winter Blues

Christmas, New Year’s, and most recently, Valentine’s Day — this stretch of winter holidays can seem utterly endless. Many look forward to these circles on the calendar as time to spend with family and friends. But for many others, it’s simply not the same. In fact, for a lot us it can be downright depressing to even think about approaching holidays. That feeling of dread can rise from a plethora of sources – from not having any family or friends around to spend them with, to suffering the effects of Seasonal Affective Disorder, or SAD. Also known as the “winter blues”, SAD Read More