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Rising Strong: Ask the Hard Questions | Des Moines Moms Blog

Ask the Hard Questions

Any Brené Brown fans out there? From the beginning of Rising Strong, I was hooked and have found her words resonating with me ever since. Right now, as I write this, our lives are off kilter, our schedules are askew, and I have found myself procrastinating even to share a thought with you. I’m tempted to say […]

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Creating Space for Self-Care: Loving Yourself As Much As You Love Your Kids | Des Moines Moms Blog

Creating Space for Self-Care: Loving Yourself As Much As You Love Your Kids

Last semester was brutal. After some scary life changes in the spring, I made some choices out of fear that really loaded up my schedule. In addition, some awesome opportunities came my way. But they came with heavy time commitments. There was a lot of stress, a lot of tears, and a lot of simply […]

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