One of the areas we often struggle with is setting boundaries. This means saying "no" to certain people, demands, attitudes, and even circumstances. Even when something threatens to overwhelm us, we can still improve the situation by standing up for ourselves and saying “no, this is not ok with me!”
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This scene always makes me laugh! It makes me equally sad at the same time. It seems like whenever women are being honest about their pregnancies, it comes across as though we are destined to turn into waddling, uncomfortable complainers.
For parents and children alike, the return to work at the end of a parental leave can be a difficult adjustment (read: hourly trips to the bathroom to cry). You may have spent the past year dreading the end of your leave. Or, you may be desperate for some time alone at the office with a hot coffee and tasks that do not involve wiping faces or bums. Both instincts are natural! Either way, if you’re getting ready to go back to work, you’ve got some planning to do.
There is something about the start of fall that feels like a fresh start. The kids go back to our school and we moms can go back to our (somewhat) normal routine. It’s like having a clean slate to start over and as Personal Trainer, I am a huge fan. I love that so many moms recommit to taking care of themselves again, rather than just looking after their families.
I remember my 26th year like it was yesterday. For someone who has the memory of a goldfish, that is saying a lot. Why was it so memorable? When most people are thinking about all their hopes and dreams for their future, in August 2002 I was diagnosed with Thyroid Cancer. Yes I tried to play it down as much as possible as it was considered the "good" cancer.