I sat in that examination room, tears streaming down my face, feeling so guilty that my brain was broken, so bad that I was one of those people. My doctor, who was this kind older man who wore bowties, looked at me and said, “This is not your fault. Your…


With more and more parents working from home than ever before, I’ve heard so many moms stress about how difficult it is to maintain that work life balance they may have found before. It’s no question that working mothers have always had the difficult task of being the nurturer and CEO of their home plus whatever job responsibilities they held outside of the home but now that COVID-19 has changed the way America does professional work, moms are finding a new challenge. How do you “turn off” work when you’re working from home?

What does “balance” really mean?

Like most things, the term work life balance’s definition is really in the eye of the beholder. In an article written by Nancy R. Lockwood, the author has several definitions for work life but the following definition is the one that comes to my mind when I’m talking about this,


Have you ever looked at your life and thought, “How did I end up here of all places?” I’m not talking about accomplishments or anything like that. I guess I’m talking about the big elephant in the room: weight. …


It’s the most wonderful time of the year!! It’s also the busiest time of the year which for me leads to a serious creative block. I’m getting ahead of my Christmas creative block grabbing some of the best Christmas captions and quotes for Instagram. I manage quite a few different social media pages so I need to stay on my A-game when it comes to content creation. Since you’re here save this page in your favorites and check out my Thanksgiving quotes and captions for Instagram post. So put on The Grinch, sip some Grinch hot chocolate and read through these awesome Christmas captions for Instagram.

Christmas Captions for Instagram

On Instagram, the importance of the perfect caption, be it funny or sentimental, is just as important if not more, as the perfect photo. For the sake of organization I’m going to separate these lovely Instagram captions into categories. First we’ll have Christmas quotes that you can use as a…


Are you looking for the perfect to warm your body? Do you want to feel warmer on a cold weather day ? If you said yes, then I have the list for you! These 15 Instant Pot soup recipes will help you feel fantastic after a long day out in…


Don’t get me wrong, I don’t have a problem with screens when you’re traveling with kids. Traveling is less painful now than it was when I was a kid (and suddenly I sound like a 70-year-old) with all the portable devices we can easily access for entertainment. Even with screens…


Summer is coming and if I don’t figure out a way to manage summer screen time, my kids will most likely turn into little zombies with mushy brains. As a work from home mom, who’s in the middle of writing a book and recording a podcast, I have to have…


There are few things that I dread as a parent more than the stomach flu. The mere utterance of the word and it makes me want to quarantine my children in our house until it seems that the virus has passed. That’s not reality; no one can hide in their…


What kind of low carb alocholic drinks can you drink if you’re living a low carb or keto lifestyle? Typically you want to steer clear of wine, beer, and alcoholic mixers and cocktails if you want to remain close to your low carb diet. For most that isn’t a problem, however, what about fun summertime drinks like a mojito? Believe it or not you can still enjoy an adult beverage and live your best low carb life! Yes, yes you can with this perfect, easy to make low carb mojito recipe.

Refreshing Low Carb Mojito

The thing that makes a mojito have its specific taste is the combination of limes with the fresh mint. Yes, you need a little sweetness to curb the sour taste of the limes but that can be done with a natural sweetener like stevia. …


When I was diagnosed with postpartum depression back in 2009 I promised myself that no matter what I would try to give a “voice” to this often times shameful and silent disease. Before I go on though, I need to preface this by saying that I am on medication and…

Bert Anderson

Stories from Bert Anderson have helped women across the globe through the Huffington Post, Today’s Parent, and on the Harry show.

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