• If you care suffering from mommy burnout, start practicing self-care daily with these 5 tips
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    The Importance of Self-Care

    In a recent post on a Facebook mommy group, I asked “are any of you ladies experiencing mommy burnout?”. The answer was a resounding “YES”! I can’t pretend like it shocked me. I too have been feeling the burn lately. Mommy burnout, as defined by author Sheryl Ziegler, is emotional and physical exhaustion that you feel from the chronic stress of parenting. Moms everywhere spend long days and nights caring for, working for, and looking after everyone and everything. Self-care is typically the last thing on our minds. In my previous article, What I Wish I Knew Before Marriage, I introduced this topic but let’s dig a little deeper into the “why”.…

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    Betting to Lose- My First Dietbet Experience

    In my previous post http://jspotmom.com/welcome-to-2019/, I shared with you all my weight loss goal for 2019. This is a pretty general goal for most women at the start of a new year. For a lot of us, because this is more of a superficial goal, we don’t get very far in our journey.  Our weight goes up and down, over and over. After a while, it gets to the point that we have very little motivation to get back up and try again. This perfectly describes how I felt in November of 2018. Let me tell you what happened……….. Better Together I was in a place where I knew I…