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3 Tips for Getting Enough Rest Without Feeling Guilty

As a pregnant entrepreneur preparing for maternity leave, my to-do list has grown exponentially since becoming pregnant. The irony of it is that I should really be giving myself more breaks and time to rest now to help the baby grow and to prepare for the baby’s arrival. Every wellness coach, doctor, and therapist will […]

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An Interview with Festival Ballet’s Brenna DiFrancesco

Enjoy this guest post from our friends at Festival Ballet! Everything is beautiful at the ballet. Well, except for a terrible tantrum from an overtired two-year-old during Act II. We know that exposing our little ones to live performance art like ballet expands creativity, encourages freedom of expression, and offers a sneaky dose of historical […]

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Guns and Playdates {Guest Post}

I have one question I always ask before a playdate with new friends: “Are there guns in the home?” If the answer is “yes,” my follow up question is, “are the guns locked up?” Because the one time I didn’t ask my friend, she casually mentioned “my husband keeps a loaded gun in our nightstand,” […]

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Me too?  Because I don't know.    No, that isn't right. I'm inured to it, I guess. I've never technically been sexually assaulted or raped, so I don't want to falsely claim an allegiance tangentially. Not that I'm not upset, or think that survivors or I were ever in the wrong, but... I grew up [...]
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Running from Anxiety {Guest Post}

Hello, everyone. My name is Ally Beard, and I am one of the co-founders of a new non-profit organization called Running from Anxiety. Although our endeavor only began in June 2017, Running from Anxiety has already served me just as much as I’ve served the organization. Allow me to explain where we came from and […]

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Goodbye, Benny’s… {Guest Post}

Fifteen years ago, I made Rhode Island my home, and I quickly learned three important things about the smallest State in the Union – 1. It is a rare occurrence to meet someone with whom you don’t already share a mutual acquaintance, 2. Driving any further than 15 minutes to a destination is cause for […]

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