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Podcast: “It’s okay to not be okay.”
Moving Forward Together Listen to the Optum Employee Assistance Program’s podcast to help cope with the stress and anxiety of returning to the workplace. “Many of us are emotionally and physically fatigued… and then we go back to work.” - Dr. Monika Roots
Vegan Mac ‘N’ Chezzze
Ingredients – Carrots – 2-3 cups chopped (I prefer 3 cups) Yellow Onion – ½ Gold Potatoes – 2 or 2-3 cups chopped Cashews – 1 ½ cups (use non-salted) Dijon Mustard – 1 Tablespoon Lemon Juice – 1 Tablespoon Plant / Non-Dairy Based Milk &nda
Family-Friendly Activities for Home
Once e-learning is completed for the day and other chores are done, many are reverting to screen time to keep children busy and engaged. That’s fine--remember, do what’s right for your family. However, let’s take a look at other options to keep the family occupied. Indoor Activit
What I Wish I Knew Before Baby
From the moment you find out you’re pregnant, all of your attention and focus immediately turns to the baby you’re carrying. I remember that feeling of excitement wondering who the little one inside of me was going to be. All I could think about was the day I would get to hold and finall
Taking Time For Yourself
Be Good to Yourself You have been going nonstop for weeks with your kids at home. One more kids’ movie without some alone time and you might just go crazy. How do you get through these moments? Start with one deep breath. It will get better, but is going to be this way for a while. Let’s
Habits of Happy Moms
So many of us try to be the perfect mom to our kids that we forget to take care of ourselves and end up miserable. Being a happy mom trickles down to your children and can help make their lives happy and enriched. Below are some habits of happy mothers and how you can incorporate them into your eve
Are You My Father?
Have I ever not found what I was looking for on the first page of a Google search? I wondered to myself, unable to recall such an instance. Yet here I was, on page two - which I basically considered the dark web - trying to find an answer to what I thought would be a relatively simple question: What
Welcome to Our Voices
Our Voices is a blog that brings forth the unique stories of parents about their pregnancy journey and beyond. From the fun times to challenges, this is a safe and anonymous blog By Parents For Parents™.
The Kids Are Home! Now What?
Your kids are at home for the foreseeable future, and so are you. This “quality time” together may have sounded good at first. Then, by day three, the walls may have started to close in. So now what? How in the world do we keep busy? The most important thing to remember is that there&r
camera or phone for pictures
I usually use my phone for pictures. However, I was wondering if I should invest in a real camera for baby pictures. What do you think?
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