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School Is Coming… It will soon be the first day of school. It will be hard to believe that the summer has passed and that the children are dawning their new shoes and backpacks and have headed out the door. We will have taken the traditional pictures and have waved goodbye as they walked into their new classroom. We can picture the morning as a good morning – organized – lighthearted and calm. But this is not how every school morning will start. For many parents the challenge of helping children get to school and ourselves off to work can be a dauntingly stressful task. Beverly Beuermann-King Click to tweet Stress and Back To School...Read More
Did you know that the marshmallow originally came from a marsh mallow plant or that it started as a candy in Ancient Egypt? Campfire and Relaxation We need to hang on to the sense of calm and peacefulness that sitting by the campfire gave us. Beverly Beuermann-King Click to tweet Sitting by the camp fire…making smores or roasting marshmallows. There is nothing like the total relaxation of a peaceful night by the fire. The end of the August tells us that summer is unofficially coming to an end. It is important that we get ourselves ready for the busyness of the fall but it is equally important to ensure that the summer holidays are not forgotten. Beverly’s Hot...Read More
It’s good for the baby. Also, It’s good for the mother. It’s natural. This is what Mother Nature intended. Really, it is easy…no pressure. No stress. Breastfeeding and Stress I thought getting pregnant was stressful. Feeding my baby was even more stressful. Here was this healthy little boy, weighing in at over 8 1/2 lbs and I loved nursing him. But it was very clear after 2 weeks that he was starving and as a new mom, I was horrified. Deemed a ‘failure to thrive’ baby. He was so hungry that he could barely keep awake. I wasn’t producing enough milk to nourish my own child. I tried everything with the help of my doctor and a lactation...Read More
Stay Home With Your Kids Day The Online Magazine for Work At Home Moms (WAHM.com), is the original sponsor of “Stay Home With Your Kids Day” back in 1996. The purpose of the day was to encourage and support those parents who have chosen to be home with their children. However, for many who have not decided to be a stay-at-home parent, the day is the perfect opportunity to take a vacation day and spend it with your children. Stress and Stay At Home Parents Now, at this point in the summer vacation cycle some of you are very tired of being home or entertaining or dropping off your children and you can hardly wait until the school...Read More
National Joke Day Humour can help you thrive in change, remain creative under pressure, work more effectively, play more enthusiastically, and stay healthier in the process.’ C.W. Metcalfe, Author, Lighten Up For some of us humour is a lost art, but it can be one of our most powerful ‘stress fighting’ tools. It has been proven that laughter reduces physical and emotional tension. Laughter produces endorphins, which are pain relievers and a good belly laugh can also stimulate your internal organs, circulation, and immune system. It is potent but not toxic, low-calorie, organic and absolutely free. Humour can help you thrive in change, remain creative under pressure, work more effectively, play more enthusiastically, and stay healthier in...Read More