Before I had my baby son, Aadil, now four-months old, Sunday mornings looked very different. I eagerly looked forward to receiving and opening up my Sunday newspaper. I would spread out the paper on our dining room table and comb through each section leisurely, with my cup of chai close by. As a journalist, reading…

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My name is Jen. I’m a work-from-home mom. I work part-time doing proofreading and grant writing for local non-profits. I also do some shopping for Shipt in my “free time.” I have a daughter, Hannah, who is 17 months old. When my husband and I decided it was time to try and grow our family,…

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Grand Rapids mom practices self care

“Sippy cups with straws. Who is doing this? Discuss.” This was one of the recent texts to come across my mom’s group text. This text is filled with memes, articles, jokes and support. It would take days to scroll all the way to the beginning of this text group which started last summer. It’s been…

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As a mom, wife and a business owner,  I wear many hats. It took me a few years to not only understand the importance of self care, but to figure out what self care was to me and how it makes a difference in my everyday life. My name is Kymber Heinze, mom to three littles…

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mom practicing self care by meditating

Peace On YouTube: Self Care In Real Life Interview Written by Cassie Schultz, owner of Great Lakes Doulas and mother of Fiona age 7 and Dawson age 4. What: Meditation Where: At home, using YouTube videos When: About once a day, either first thing in the morning if the kids are still asleep, before bed…

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