Manage the Mess

Tips, tricks, motivation and inspiration to manage life, one mess at a time.

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    5 Laws You Didn’t Even Know You Were Breaking

    Well, they may not be actual laws, but they Should be! I’d like to start by filing a claim about the candy display at checkout. As if eye level candy wasn’t enough, some stores have even gone and added a Back light; come on! I tell my kids, “Don’t tease if you don’t want it taken” so I’m not even sure if I really consider it stealing. I have the “paying vs stealing” conversation with them all the time but I can’t guarantee it will stick before they turn 4. I’m on my Ps and Qs, I swear, but I must admit I have Missed a snatch or 2. My one…

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    6 Things You Can Do to Unwind Right Now

    There are definitely stressors that are unique to motherhood, but you certainly do not need to be a mama to be familiar with anxiety. I’ve dealt with varying degrees of depression and anxiety for as long as I can remember and, although, I’ve gotten worlds better in understanding and managing myself I still have triggers here and there that trip me up and lately I’ve been feeling like I want to peel my skin back and scream through my toenails. I’m not quite sure what it is about mid to late may that gets me revved up. It may be all the chaos that seems to go along with the…