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Five Reasons You Should Be Reading Before Bed

Finding time to read can be especially hard today with our busy schedules. As most book lovers know, we have to make time to read whenever we can; on our lunch breaks, the train’s evening commute, even before bed. There’s surprising evidence that suggests reading a book before bed can actually be good for us.… Continue reading Five Reasons You Should Be Reading Before Bed

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How To Stay Sane In The Summer Months

Ah, summer. That time of endless sunshine, the call of the water, fun with fireworks, and late nights spent catching fireflies after eating your fill of watermelon. Or, if you look at it another way, that time of relentless heat, sweat before you’ve even finished your morning coffee, and cranky, restless children who squirm away… Continue reading How To Stay Sane In The Summer Months

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7 Book-Inspired Movies And Shows To Binge On Netflix When It’s Too Hot Outside

As the summer temperatures begin to rise, beat the heat and stay indoors to enjoy a book-inspired Netflix binge. We’ve rounded up some of the best movies and television shows based on novels that are sure to fit any mood you’re in. Source: NBC.com Sports: Friday Night Lights BINGE ON: Netflix (5 Seasons) Based on… Continue reading 7 Book-Inspired Movies And Shows To Binge On Netflix When It’s Too Hot Outside

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5 Tips For Making Your Summer Vacation The Most Relaxing Getaway You’ll Ever Have

Whether you’re taking a summer getaway to a mountain cabin or planning to lounge on the beach, chances are, you’re in the mood for some much-needed me time. That means, no conference calls or 10-hour work days, just pure bliss. And after the inevitably hectic few days you’re sure to endure pre-vacay — things always… Continue reading 5 Tips For Making Your Summer Vacation The Most Relaxing Getaway You’ll Ever Have

Holidays

What If We Gave Ourselves Permission To Make Every Day Mother’s Day?

On Mother’s Day, many of us will probably give ourselves permission to do something that we love, something that makes us feel good, something that refreshes us -- we might sit outside with a new book, let our kids or our partner serve us a snack or breakfast in bed (anyone else think this is… Continue reading What If We Gave Ourselves Permission To Make Every Day Mother’s Day?

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3 Reasons Why Me Time Matters for Moms

If you’re a mom, chances are you’ve struggled with carving out some “me time” for yourself during your day. I mean, with motherhood, there’s always something that can be done -- another load of laundry folded, another toy picked up, another meal planned or prepped, another diaper changed. Motherhood is a never-ending, relentless job. But… Continue reading 3 Reasons Why Me Time Matters for Moms

Books

5 Ways To Practice Danish ‘Hygge’ To Be Happy And Cozy

The Danish have been ranked as one of the happiest people in the world for several years. That’s partly thanks to their uber-popular practice of hygge (pronounced as "hoo-guh"), which is slowly making waves in the United States. The quite literal translation of hygge is “coziness.” We’ve rounded up five easy ways you can practice a… Continue reading 5 Ways To Practice Danish ‘Hygge’ To Be Happy And Cozy