monday mom challenge

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    Monday Mom challenge: Define your family traditions

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    Routine. Kids tend to thrive on it -- and adults find comfort in it, too. Whether it’s the rhythm of a morning as the house rouses...
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    Monday Mom challenge: Find a new way to volunteer

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    At the start of a new school year, there's a new schedule be learned, to be adjusted to. New bus times, new after-school activities,...
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    Monday Mom challenge: Acknowledge your anger

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    Society and media expect perfection from moms: perky, bright-eyed, even-tempered icons. Not you? Welcome to the club. Motherhood is...
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    Monday Mom challenge: Get your rest!

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    As a parent of young children, sleep may be elusive for you. In your child’s early days and weeks, you likely are so tired that you...
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    Monday Mom challenge: Help your child academically without helicoptering

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    We all want what is best for our children and for them to succeed in life. That includes school. Ostensibly for the benefit of our...
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    Monday Mom challenge: Address your health issues

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    Moms are notorious for putting themselves last. We spend so much energy taking care of kids and spouses and homes and jobs that...
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    Monday Mom challenge: Forgive somebody

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    New year, new you, right? You’ve committed yourself to a healthier body with more exercise and eating well. Maybe you’ve decided to...
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    Monday mom challenge: Make mom and dad time for Valentine's Day

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    Valentine’s Day is rapidly approaching. You’re inundated with red and pink and another candy holiday. You’ve likely received notices...
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    Monday Mom challenge: Envision a rockin’ summer

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    To make the most of summer, you need to do a little planning for your “free” season -- as contrary as that might sound. Whether your...
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    Monday Mom challenge: Educate yourself about head injuries in childhood

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    When our children were newborn, we cradled their heads in our hands, supporting their necks and anxiously aware of the importance of...
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    Monday Mom challenge: Try a new exercise in the new year

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    Whether you are a fitness fanatic or as inert as the day is long, the new year brings new opportunity for a more fit you. Exercise,...
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    Monday Mom challenge: Stop the snark

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    Snark and sarcasm, it seems, have become a way of life. Too much a way of life, really. You may call it humor -- and it is in some...
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    Monday Mom challenge: Face your holiday depression

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    Does the holiday season fill you with dread instead of joy? Does the season mean sadness instead of celebration? Does the pressure...
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    Monday Mom challenge: Stop lying!

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    What’s the harm, you ask? It’s just a little white lie. We all tell little lies, you say. Well, maybe we do. But does that make a...
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    Monday Mom challenge: Be grateful AND appreciative

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    It’s that time of year. Thanksgiving and the December holidays are rapidly approaching and it’s time to count our blessings for the...
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    Monday Mom challenge: Learn to give and receive criticism

    Giving and receiving criticism is highly personal. It’s inherently negative feedback on some aspect of an individual’s life and/or...
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    Monday Mom challenge: Get over the embarrassment of faux pas

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    We all do things from time to time without thinking. Whether it's an inadvertent comment, a misstep, a blunder or whatever you want...
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    Monday Mom challenge: Stop being so "accident prone"

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    In the constant juggle of family life, how many times do things fall? How often is it you who falls? It's not just you: In the...
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    Monday Mom challenge: Hold onto summer

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    Whether you've made the best of every day of summer, or you've struggled to make the best of a less-than-perfect one, September can...
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    Monday Mom challenge: Make peace with your siblings

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    Rare is the family that doesn't experience some level of sibling rivalry -- and it doesn't end when childhood ends. Even the closest...