30 Unique Halloween Date Ideas: A Night In or Outdoors

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30 Unique Halloween Date Ideas: A Night In or Outdoors It’s (almost) the most wonderful time of the year: Halloween! As soon as the fall equinox rolls around, it seems like everyone is hyper-focused on Halloween, and for a good reason. Halloween kicks off the perfect time of year with activities that bring everyone closer […]

7 Best Plant-Based Yogurt I’ve Tried and Continue to Buy

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7 Best Plant-Based Yogurts I’ve Tried and Continue to Buy There are many plant-based yogurts on the market these days, and it can be hard to decide which one to buy. That’s why I’ve compiled a list of the best plant-based yogurts that I’ve tried, based on taste and texture. These yogurts are all available […]

Committing to Mindful Meals, As Told By an Expert

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Committing to Mindful Meals, As Told By an Expert If you’re anything like me, mindful eating is one of those things that you know is good for you but struggle to actually do. You might have heard people say to be more conscious during meal times can help with weight loss, make you more aware […]

The Best Leave-In Conditioners for 4C Hair

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The Best Leave-In Conditioners for 4C Hair We can all agree that the search for a really good leave-in conditioner is one of the most challenging parts of having 4C hair. And if you’re like me, your hair follicles may have seen and tasted the ingredients of a thousand different hair moisturizers before settling for […]

Easy to Make Fruit-Infused Water Recipes for Labor Day

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Easy to Make Fruit-Infused Water Recipes for Labor Day Drinking plain water for some of you is like being told to eat your vegetables. You know you should do it, but sometimes you just can’t stomach the thought of it. Well, we have some good news for you: there are ways to make water a […]

7 Healthy Alternatives to Ensure I’ve Tried and Love

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7 Healthy Alternatives to Ensure I’ve Tried and Loved As someone who is always on their feet and experiences some days more strenuous than others, I have come to love and appreciate nutritional supplements to tie me over until my next meal. While it is important to get the majority of your nutrients from whole […]

7 Must-Have Poetry Books About Self-Love to Buy Yourself

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7 Must-Have Poetry Books About Self-Love to Buy Yourself As women, we are constantly inundated with the message that we are not good enough. We are overweight, our skin is not youthful enough, our hair is too coily, or our noses are too big. Society tells us repeatedly that we need to change who we […]

How to Stop Dreading Work: Creative Actionable Tips to Help You!

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How to Stop Dreading Work: Creative Actionable Tips to Help You! Ah, Sunday. The day of rest. The day when we prepare for the week ahead. For some people, Sundays are a time of dread. The Sunday scaries set in, and they spend the entire day worrying about work on Monday. It can be really […]

10 Plants Even You Can’t Kill: The Best Low-Maintenance Houseplants

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10 Plants Even You Can’t Kill: The Best Low-Maintenance Houseplants Looking for an easy plant to take care of? It’s no secret that keeping plants alive is hard. In fact, it’s one of the most common reasons why people give up on keeping plants in their homes. But what if we told you that there […]

Top Best Friend Date Ideas You’ll Be Excited to Try

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Top Best Friend Date Ideas You’ll Be Excited to Try Dating can be so much fun, but it’s even better when you do it with your best friend! There are endless possibilities for best friend date ideas, and we’ve put together a list of our favorites. Whether you’re looking for something low-key or something more […]

10 Dessert Recipes for a Sweet Summer Treat

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10 Dessert Recipes for a Sweet Summer Treat A few weeks ago, my husband and I were having a discussion about what desserts for warm weather we crave. Ultimately, one mention of a nostalgic summer treat led to another and before you knew it, we had compiled quite the list of crave-worthy baking ideas for […]

Everything You Need to Know About Pelvic Floor Therapy After Birth

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Everything You Need to Know About Pelvic Floor Therapy After Birth “You know that feeling when you’re pregnant and everyone tells you things will never feel the same again?” Although I’m not pregnant yet, I have taken the initiative to learn the things many moms complain no one told them about post-birth. From what I’ve […]

All The Yummy Health Benefits of Dried Mango You Need to Know

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All The Yummy Benefits of Dried Mango That You Need to Know During the hot summer months, you’ll often see mango slices found in some of the most delicious fruity drinks or as part of a delicious dessert but do you know the plentiful health benefits dried mango possesses? On the hunt for a healthy […]

14 Ways to Get Yourself to Drink More Water

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14 Ways to Get Yourself to Drink More Water Water is essential for life. It’s no secret that we need to drink plenty of water each day in order to stay healthy and hydrated. And with this summer heat, many people find themselves still pondering, how to drink more water when you don’t like it […]

Young Adult Best Books to Read This Summer

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Young Adult Best Books to Read This Summer When researching for the best books to read this summer, there are so many books out there vying for attention, that it can be hard to know which ones are worth reading. Whether you are someone wanting a light read or you are on the hunt for […]

Summer Shower Curtains You Need This Season

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Summer Shower Curtains You Need This Season Summer is finally here, and that means it’s time to update your home decor! One of the most important rooms to focus on is the bathroom. Consider adding a summer-themed shower curtain to brighten up the space this summer. Many of us like to use light and airy […]

10 Crockpot Vegan Recipes You Need This Summer

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10 Crockpot Vegan Recipes You Need This Summer The weather is changing and I’ve got 10 crockpot vegan recipes you need this summer to make this seasonal transition easier for you.  We all love and look forward to the summer; however, I am sure I speak for everyone when I say cooking in the summer […]

Helpful Tips for Special Needs Parents Traveling This Summer

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Helpful Tips for Special Needs Parents Traveling This Summer More than two years ago, I founded a consulting company called Scratch Made that helped special needs moms incorporate self-care practices in their daily lives. If you’re new here, I was a special needs therapist turned behavior analyst working with special needs children that is very […]