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14 Things Being a Mom Has Taught Me

Being a Mom has taught me so many things.  I’ve narrowed it down to 14 for today.  

Being a Mom

Ethan turned 14 on Easter Sunday.  That means I have been a Mom for 14 years.  Actually that means I have been a biological mom for 14 years.  

When Kent and I married back in 2000, I became a stepmom to 10 year old Ben.  I still remember him asking me to bake cookies for his 4th grade class for his birthday that first year.  Oh how it warmed my heart.  I became a mom for the first time in that moment.

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Why Did I Just Eat That? How to Deal with Mindless Eating

Mindless eating.  That moment when you eat something, and then you wonder why you ate it?  Maybe you eat it before you even realize you’re doing it or eat more than you planned.

mindless eating

“I should have never eaten that!”

“I was bad today.”

“Why can’t I ever pass that up?”

“Why did I just eat that?”

“I feel gross.”

“I have no willpower.”  

Chances are you’ve spoken one or more of those phrases before.  I know I have.  

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Why Her Plan Won’t Work for You

But isn’t it so much easier to just do the plan that worked for your friend or your co-worker or that girl on social media?

 

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Keep your eyes on your own paper.

I’ve written about this before.  To be sure, it is a foundation to my beliefs and my coaching, and I feel like it is time to revisit it.  So how do we deal with disappointment and frustration when it doesn’t seem like our plan is working?

Jump on the latest bandwagon that’s going by?  Follow the plan that your friend started back in January?

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