Author: Tara

Long-Distance Lessons: 7 Relationship tips we still use in our happy marriage

Long-Distance Lessons: 7 Relationship tips we still use in our happy marriage

It’s no secret that navigating long-term relationships and marriage can be hard… like trying to assemble IKEA furniture without the instruction manual, hard.  Add long-distance into the equation, and it’s like assembling that same furniture with a remote-controlled robot from across the room. Whether here or there, every couple has…

11 Ideas for quality one-on-one time with your child (and why it’s important!)

11 Ideas for quality one-on-one time with your child (and why it’s important!)

For parents looking to nurture their relationship with their children while also making them feel important, there is no better way to do so than spending one-on-one time with each child. One-on-one time not only makes your child feel seen and loved, it also improves your relationship with each of these individual little people in your life.

Beyond bubble baths: The true definition of self-care & why it’s so important

Beyond bubble baths: The true definition of self-care & why it’s so important

What does the term “self-care” mean to you? Maybe you think of your at-home facial and Netflix nights. Perhaps you imagine a luxurious spa day where you wear a fluffy robe and sport cucumbers on your eyes. Something along those lines? As stress prevention and mental health awareness have become…

Don’t be afraid of a midlife career change (and how to make it happen) 

Don’t be afraid of a midlife career change (and how to make it happen) 

So, you’re dreaming of making a career change? Congrats, that is so exciting!   But … also extremely scary, right? Trust me; I get it. After so many years focused on a specific career or industry, it’s hard to imagine starting fresh and doing something else.  And even if you can imagine it,…

How to embrace your changing role as the child of aging parents

How to embrace your changing role as the child of aging parents

As you journey through life, you will inevitably take on different roles and responsibilities as you transition through each chapter. One of the most challenging roles you may encounter is that of being a child to aging parents*.  This new role forces you to confront the reality that your parents…