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A Simple Morning Practice to Gain Control of Your Day- Dr. Charlynn Ruan

A Simple Morning Practice to Gain Control of Your Day- Dr. Charlynn Ruan

Do you feel like you are trying to climb up an avalanche? You cross one thing off your to-do list of responsibilities and ten more come tumbling down on top of you. We want to have it all...just preferably not all at once, crashing down on our head!

Let me give you one thing you can do in the morning to make a great step in the direction of calm...

Is Motherhood Killing Your Sleep? 6 Ways to Turn Momsomnia Into a Win

Is Motherhood Killing Your Sleep? 6 Ways to Turn Momsomnia Into a Win

As a mom, crappy sleep is part of the job description. Whether it is nighttime breastfeeding, pregnancy discomfort, a kid with a nightmare, waking up in a cold sweat thinking of all the thing you need to accomplish tomorrow, waiting up for your teenager to get home...there is a lot of disrupted sleep and a lot of tossing and turning. I call this Momsomnia. 

Here are 6 ways you can turn your momsomnia into self-care...

Feeling Overwhelmed? 5 Ways You Can Reclaim Your Peace Today- Dr. Charlynn Ruan

Feeling Overwhelmed? 5 Ways You Can Reclaim Your Peace Today- Dr. Charlynn Ruan

As women, we tend to be proud of our ability to juggle 10 things at once, but it can lead to increased anxiety and rob our peace. With all the demands of modern womanhood and the constant buzz of technology, multi-tasking becomes our norm. 

Sister, you need a reboot! Daily. Here are 5 things you can today:

Why is the internet so hard on moms?- Dr. Charlynn Ruan

Why is the internet so hard on moms?- Dr. Charlynn Ruan

Every modern mom dreads the day someone will whip out a smart phone to capture your not-so-stellar parenting moments and make you the next internet target of mom-ridicule. In the internet-age, we are all at risk of becoming this week’s “tan mom,” “airport phone talking mom,” or “spray tan breastfeeding mom.”

Why people are so quick to pile criticism on mothers?