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  • Mary shares her thoughts on balancing your kids and getting rest for yourself. About the Author Latest PostsMeet Mary O’BrienWhen she’s not hanging out with her hubby and son, Mary’s either passionately playing sports, generously volunteering, or hitting the clearance rack. You may hear Mary talking about her short comings and the messy side of life. Yet, if you hang around long enough …

  •     Embrace where you are in life.   About the Author Latest PostsMeet Mary O’BrienWhen she’s not hanging out with her hubby and son, Mary’s either passionately playing sports, generously volunteering, or hitting the clearance rack. You may hear Mary talking about her short comings and the messy side of life. Yet, if you hang around long enough you’ll also realize that her …

  • Confidence and letting yourself be free after having a baby can be hard. But not impossible. About the Author Latest PostsMeet Mary O’BrienWhen she’s not hanging out with her hubby and son, Mary’s either passionately playing sports, generously volunteering, or hitting the clearance rack. You may hear Mary talking about her short comings and the messy side of life. Yet, if you hang …

  •   Healthy isn’t about the weight you lose but rather it is about the life you gain. About the Author Latest PostsMeet Mary O’BrienWhen she’s not hanging out with her hubby and son, Mary’s either passionately playing sports, generously volunteering, or hitting the clearance rack. You may hear Mary talking about her short comings and the messy side of life. Yet, if you hang …

  •   Being a mom is oftentimes go-go-go. Take some time for yourself and just rest. About the Author Latest PostsMeet Mary O’BrienWhen she’s not hanging out with her hubby and son, Mary’s either passionately playing sports, generously volunteering, or hitting the clearance rack. You may hear Mary talking about her short comings and the messy side of life. Yet, if you hang around …

  •   Dealing with sick children can be a difficult task. Here are some ways to make it more manageable. About the Author Latest PostsMeet Mary O’BrienWhen she’s not hanging out with her hubby and son, Mary’s either passionately playing sports, generously volunteering, or hitting the clearance rack. You may hear Mary talking about her short comings and the messy side of life. Yet, …

  •   Being a mom is hard, and it’s easy to feel like you’re alone or that you’re not doing enough. We are all dealing with the same stuff, so join me as we tackle new challenges together with these fun short videos.   About the Author Latest PostsMeet Mary O’BrienWhen she’s not hanging out with her hubby and son, Mary’s either passionately playing …

  • It’s funny how we change as we grow up. Heartbreak and disappointment slowly creep in as the years go by. Yet it’s even funnier that we still have an innate desire to bring children into that same world. I think it’s because we remember tiny glimmers of joy, peaceful moments, and days that were jam-packed with meaning, with purpose. Days that we were …

  •   Sure, life can be unpredictable at times, but when you’re a parent, it seems like life is ALWAYS unpredictable. Pre-kids, you have a pretty set schedule and a decent amount of control when it comes to your day. Post-kids, be prepared to throw your schedule right out the window. You go from getting 7 to maybe even 8 hours of sleep—WHAT?!— to a …

  •   There’s no time to waste. Kids are growing up. Time is passing. Things are changing. It’s all happening so quickly. There’s a temptation to think that we will just do things tomorrow, but here’s a small piece of advice to all those parents out there who have a choice: Make the most of the time you’ve been given. Read below to see …