The art of chilling I’m an anxious person. I don’t like to be. In the sense that a lot of the time- there is no choice. But sometimes fighting those oncoming doom feelings can make them even worse. So, Im learning how to navigate through the process with as low turbulence as I can. *Though …

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This year, we aren’t doing much for Christmas- and we’re cool with it! We decided before the start of this holiday season that things were going to look a lot different. While it is a little disappointing to think of not spending the holidays with our entire families, it’s a much safer alternative for everyone. …

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Sometimes I can tell from the moment I open my eyes that I am going to have a hard day. Even with proactive strategies and treatment, Post-partum depression (PPD) has up and down days/times. For the most part, I am able to function at my best through the mood fluctuations. Sometimes I can shake the …

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Parenthood comes with a lot of changes, very little sleep, and big hormone changes. It’s natural to feel a general sense of “WTF” the difference is when those feelings become overwhelming, more negative than neutral, override logic, and put barriers between you and your loved ones. A deep fog can settle, and it’s hard to …

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Do you guys want my opinion on celebrating Halloween OF COURSE YOU DO Ok- here we go.. Flat out, we’ve all been stressed out for months. We have overcome and adapted to so much change this year. Our kids have had to figure out a completely new way to learn- even returning to school 6ft …

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It’s October 1st- the start of our favorite spooky season! It’s beautiful in GA, the air is nice and cool and the sun is shining. At the Madesko house though, we’re all pretty miserable. Everyone is sick, or just getting over being sick (not covid, just a cold) When the girls don’t feel well, they …

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Hey parents! Want to keep your kids busy and engaged with something that’s not a screen? What to feel less of a perpetual Cinderella vibe? Let them help you!! Yes, a lot of it is the kind of “help” you don’t really need. As a lot, kids under 5 are not the most dexterous, logical, …

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