How To Shut Your Brain Off For A Good Night’s Sleep

How many of you lay awake at night, tossing and turning, unable to sleep? How many of you flip flop around like a fish out of water, and check that clock... 1:17Am, 3:27Am, 4:49Am, 6:30AM.....BEEP BEEP BEEP. Your alarm is ringing, time to wake up!! I am getting tired just writing about it! The truth is for many, sleep deprivation…

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Wordless Wednesday: Bedtime

I find myself referencing Orange Is The New Black quite often lately, actually! Alright, the boys are going into 3rd and 7th grade in a few weeks. What say you for bedtimes? 3rd grade: _______ pm 7th grade: _______ pm I'm tottering on the fence. Expert mamas (yah, that means YOU mama), please weigh in. Also, what time do YOUR kids go…

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10 Tips To Stay Healthy and Happy This Summer

It's just about that time - the evenings are longer, school's out, and I am reminded that I need to pull out my white skinnies more often. It's for this reason that I decided LAST summer, that throughout the summer months, I will come from a place of YES instead of my frequent place of NO. "No, you can't stay up 30 minutes later," "No, you're…

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How To Stay Healthy During The Winter Months

It's December. December, people!! When did THAT happen? Beside beautiful falling snow, winter often brings something entirely different -- flu season!  In fact, my family's skin has already faded from golden brown (summer lovin') to pale white to green-like. My boys have started their first runny noses, and you can feel the winter chill in the air fast approaching. We…

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Anxious Kids, Anxious Parents

By Reid Wilson and Lynn Lyons  Childhood can be a frightening and uncertain time for kids, and some mild anxiety is part and parcel with growing up in a fast-paced world. What many parents don’t realize, though, is just how many children are affected by clinically recognized anxiety disorders, and that their own anxiety can be a contributing factor to…

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WATCH: Erica Diamond on #HuffPost Live

I was honored this week when Huffington Post Live asked me to weigh in on a topic that is very near and dear to my heart, and something I have been coaching for years - how to live a happy, peaceful and thriving existence in life and business. Arianna Huffington, Editor-In-Chief of The Huffington Post recently founded The Third Metric: Redefining Success…

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Can’t Sleep? 5 Tips to Beat Momsomnia (VIDEO)

Insomnia is a very real public epidemic. If you have trouble sleeping, ladies, you are not alone. An estimated 3.3 million Canadians aged 15 or older, or about one in every seven, have problems going to sleep or staying asleep, and thus are considered to have insomnia, according to a study in Health Reports. To further that, a link correlated…

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Winning Wednesday: Do You Sleep With The Door Open Or Closed?

Okay, today's "On the fence" question: Do you sleep with your door open or closed? Why I am asking, is because this weekend, I discovered one of the greatest sleep secrets known to man mom. It's called... wait... here it comes.... I give you... SLEEPING WITH THE DOOR CLOSED. Winning! I grew up with two very "open" parents. Open, I…

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Why Being A Morning Person Could Be The Secret To Your Success

When your alarm goes off in the morning, do you snooze or do you wake immediately? Or perhaps a more appropriate question... HOW MANY TIMES do you hit the snooze button?  Truth. New research has been released which will make my friends (hopefully) stop making fun of me. My whole life, I have been an early bird. Doesn't the early…

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Momsomnia: How To Beat Insomnia and Reclaim Rest

By Guest Blogger Malia Jacobson When my daughter was a year old, I experienced a sleep epiphany. After months of horrific night waking, she finally started clocking twelve solid hours each night. Meanwhile, I continued waking in the wee hours and fighting daytime fatigue at my full-time job. The delicious prize I’d looked forward to savoring—sweet, uninterrupted sleep—was still elusive.…

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