Playing full out—living a more fully engaged, confident, joyful and fulfilling life – EDEM ep. 40 with Rita Hyland

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What if the story in our own head, that drives the choices we make day-to-day isn’t serving us or is even against us? How could asking different questions begin to shift that storyline: What am I supposed to see and learn here instead of dwelling in ‘why me’?  How is this actually working for me […]

Peace begins Within – Technique for finding your calm amidst chaos

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Our own level of peace and wellbeing has such a big impact on the people we share our world with, especially the little people, our children. They feel what we feel and it’s up to us to take responsibly for the energy we’re putting out. It’s easy to blame our wellbeing on stuff outside of […]

How we Grow Ourselves through our Parenting

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When I started my blog EveryDayEveryMom almost two years ago, I had no idea what direction it would take. I wanted to capture my experiences in motherhood before it passed by—as many mothers before me warned me that it would. It’s true that in what seems like a blink of an eye—even though the days themselves seemed […]

Peaceful Mama Workshop: Bringing more intention and awareness into our day to feel more fulfilled

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One way to feel more at peace in our busy days, is to be tuned in to the things that fill us up. Awareness is the first step. Our days will be busy no matter what. When we choose to fill ourself us up first, we show up as the highest version of ourself at […]

Feeling more energized from helping others and experiencing deep relaxation and healing through Reiki – EDEM ep. 39 with Janice Lodato

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Little opportunities to give a little bit of ourselves through our time, patience, and love are all around us. And helping others actually helps ourself by activating that part of the brain that releases the feel-good neurotransmitter dopamine. Meet Janice Lodato, a mother of one who works full-time but also has a Reiki, grief coaching, and […]

Being Positive – Accepting that whatever is happening now is the best for this moment

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We were at a crowded indoor play space, where many of us find ourselves during the cold and rainy months. I was complaining about the crowds, how far away we had to park, how chaotic it seemed. Then I realized something… my kids weren’t complaining at all. They didn’t even seem to notice these negatives […]

Finding joy in helping others, overcoming doubt by doing good, and looking inward instead of outward for answers – EDEM ep. 35 with Donna Marie Post

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It’s natural to feel doubt in parenting, work, and life. We all do. What matters is what we do with it, how we redirect it and believe in ourselves again. Meet Donna Marie Post, a mother of one, who shed a part of her old self when she became a mom. It was a part of […]

Conscious parenting, having compassion for ourselves and others, and being in this moment – EDEM ep. 28 with Sheryl Stoller

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Could taking care of ourselves be the greatest gift we give our children? What does it mean “be in the moment” and how can we “be present” when we’re pulled in so many different directions? Meet Sheryl Stoller, a mother of three grown children and certified parent coach, who draws from personal and professional experience to […]

One tool to help prevent overwhelm: pausing first, before reacting

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It’s easy to let this season of giving, gratitude and family become one of overwhelm. One tool to help prevent this overwhelm: pausing first, before reacting. Taking one moment to pause first, before reacting, helps us disconnect whatever is going on around us with what we feel inside. When we feel calm and kindness inside, the […]

Becoming more conscious of our time and choices, and creating balance and fulfillment as a whole person – EDEM ep. 27 with Karli Kujawa Smith

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In the busyness of our days, we can sometimes feel like life is just happening to us but really we are shaping our lives by the choices we make everyday. When we focus on awareness, we can be more conscious of the choices we are making and start creating a life that is our own that […]

Gaining perspective through travel, cultivating compassion and gratitude, and not hovering over our children – EDEM ep. 26 With Noele Sutherland McLain

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Stepping away from our everyday opens up our minds and hearts and gives us new perspective. We can see our world differently, sometimes with deeper compassion for others and appreciation for what we have. We can do this where we are by taking a mental break or physically by traveling someplace else—a different neighborhood nearby or part of […]

Feeling worthy, taking care of ourselves, and feeling happy now through gratefulness – EDEM ep. 25 with Kristy DeJesus

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Nobody has it all figured out when it comes to parenting. Too often we put a mask up that everything is rosy when it’s not what we are really feeling. We all experience the inevitable ups and downs so we do so why do so many of us feel we can’t be truthful about how […]

Trusting more and worrying less, prioritizing couple time, and allowing love to conquer fear – EDEM ep. 24 with Shelby Spear

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With so much of parenting being unknown and unfamiliar, it can make us worry a lot because we tend to fear things we don’t understand. How do we trust more and worry less? Meet Shelby Spear, mother of three college-aged children, who shares a unique perspective on parenting now that her children are out of […]

Self-acceptance, self-care, and creating the unique life balance that’s right for you – EDEM no. 23 with Lindsey Monroe

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You are enough, right now. How would our days be different if this was the core message moms heard? We accept our whole self, knowing we are doing the best can in this moment. We realize our best is different from every other person’s best so we celebrate everyone’s uniqueness and no longer give in to thoughts of […]