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5 Reasons I Choose Self-Care (and you should too)

5 Reasons I Choose Self-Care (and you should too)
In super happy exciting news:  Matt and I are expecting the birth of our second child in late August! In less than super happy news: I am currently pregnant. 1. A good attitude can go a long way. Both times I went into it with great optimism that pregnancy is a beautiful thing, and that some women say it is the healthiest time of their lives, and history is not destined to repeat itself. I can do this! 2. Acceptance is better than denial. Attitude can take you so far, th...
Posted on 2019-03-01

PSA: You are not your pain

PSA: You are not your pain
If you’re like me, you took a few years of Spanish in high school, and don’t use it at all. One piece I’ve always remembered and think about sometimes is “soy vs estoy.” For those of you who don’t remember or never knew: Soy is the verb used for “I am [something permanent],” such as “I am American.” Estoy is is the verb used for “I am [something transient],” such as “I am tired.” This is a beautiful and overlook...
Posted on 2018-12-14

Small Business Saturday...and Sunday. 'Tis the Season.

Small Business Saturday...and Sunday. 'Tis the Season.
Thanksgiving is a time to be grateful for your friends, family, good food & all our other blessings, but Thanksgiving weekend is a time for the Oconomowoc German Christmas Market.   - Strain your neck/shoulder participating in Masskrugstemmen competition? I got you covered. For those of you who don't know, this is a contest as to how long you can hold a beer stein at arm's length.  - Hurt your knee doing the polka to Blaskepelle? I got you covered.  - Shopp...
Posted on 2018-11-16

Do What You Love

Do What You Love
“Do what you love an you’ll never work a day in your life.” While we’ve all heard this vague advice sometime in our young lives, we chose to interpret it in different ways. Somewhere on the scale of a) “Yay, I’m going to be a video game tester” to z) “these fools think someone is going to pay them to be a video game tester, I’m getting a real job.” I’m thankful I landed somewhere in the middle, finding a career that su...
Posted on 2018-07-29

Love Your Belly- Happy Mother's Day

Love Your Belly- Happy Mother's Day
Some of you may have joined me for Lake Country Family Fun's Love Your Belly event this past weekend. Events can be overwhelming, and while some of you stopped in read my whole board, many didn't get a chance to, so I wanted to re-post the content...for educational purposes.  I also attached an excerpt from "The Velvateen Rabbit" which I think really embodies more about pregnancy than toys.   At any time. Learn body mechanics! Before Pregnancy. Your body: Get in touch with h...
Posted on 2018-05-14
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