How to Maintain a Positive Mindset Right Now – The Real Chic Life – Single Mum, Parents Article

I just like many of you have been working from home for the past week. We are certainly experiencing unprecedented times right now and if you’re anything like me your emotions are a little mixed. You might be thankful for the downtime and the ability to spend more time with your families in the comfort of your own home, but you also might be very worried about your own health and the health of those people you are spending time…

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How to Embrace Midlife With Joy! – The Real Chic Life – Single Mum, Parents Article

As someone who never shies away from my age, you have heard plenty from me about all things over 40. I have shared before that even when I was in my twenties 40 sounded glamorous and complete, but that was it for me. I never really thought about what my life would be like after 40. I am not sure if that was just based on having my own 20 year old vision goggles that didn’t fully see the full…

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How to Show a Little Gratitude to YOU! – The Real Chic Life – Single Mum, Parents Article

Happy Thanksgiving Friends! Today is the day that most of us have a laser focus on gratitude and many families share out loud exactly what they are grateful for. I love that tradition. Thanksgiving has always been my favorite holiday, but when thinking about writing another post on gratitude I couldn’t get Snoop Dogg out of my head. I know that sounds odd but hold on… During his Hollywood Star acceptance speech where most people rattle off a list of…

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How to Dress a Petite and/or Curvy Figure in Fall Knits – The Real Chic Life – Single Mum, Parents Article

*The following is a guest blog post by Courtney Imade of Living the M Life. It’s no secret that fall is my favorite season. When we think of fall, we tend to think of changing leaves, cooling temps, and cozy sweaters. But for a long time I disliked the way I looked in fall sweaters. I would see something that looked so cute on a hanger or a model but then when I put it on my 5’3” curvy frame…

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5 Minute Face For The Busy Mom Beauty – Parenting Twins Article

Being a mom usually means early morning wake-ups, getting children ready for the day, running around managing the household, and staying up too late trying to soak up every last second of alone time you get once the kids have gone to bed. When you think about how much time all of that takes up, it is hard to imagine trying to fit in where you can get yourself ready for the day.I’ve been there, and I know that it’s…

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Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Dad and Buried – Parents Article

Ever wonder if I’m gonna have another kid? (Please.) How I deal with tantrums? (Not well.) What I miss most about my pre-fatherhood life? (Everything!) Well you’re in luck! In the latest episode of the Dad and Buried Podcast – our 30th, because somehow we’ve been doing this for more than half a year already – my co-host Pete and I answered a ton of questions from listeners. We talked about the first time we met each other, what we’d…

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Loneliness Awareness Week | Loneliness in Children & Young People – Foster Parents Article

Posted on 21st June 2019 by Beth Owen An infographic on loneliness in children & young people | Loneliness Awareness Week What is Loneliness? “A subjective, unwelcome feeling of lack or loss of companionship, which happens when we have a mismatch between the quantity and quality of social relationships that we have, and those that we want.” Loneliness Awareness Week Loneliness is a feeling that can be experienced by anyone. It is common for isolation and loneliness to be seen as…

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How to Stay Fit And Age Gracefully – The Real Chic Life – Single Mum, Parents Article

If you’ve been following along on the blog or on Instagram you have probably heard me make reference to how I looked forward to being 40 when I was younger. To me, it sounded like a fabulous age where you’d have it all together. I realize now that this was not a popular sentiment and the older I got the more I was reminded that it was indeed not universally perceived to be as cool as I thought it was.…

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How to Stay Fit And Age Gracefully – The Real Chic Life – Single Mum, Parents Article

If you’ve been following along on the blog or on Instagram you have probably heard me make reference to how I looked forward to being 40 when I was younger. To me, it sounded like a fabulous age where you’d have it all together. I realize now that this was not a popular sentiment and the older I got the more I was reminded that it was indeed not universally perceived to be as cool as I thought it was.…

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How Long Do Facelift Results Last? #DSMPartnerAnswers – Single Mum, Parents Article

Although considered an invasive procedure, a facelift (or rhytidectomy) can restore your skin’s youthful appearance. Many people have turned to this form of cosmetic surgery to resolve wrinkles and sagging skin, which forms along the jawline, cheeks, and forehead. Obviously, these changes in skin appearance are par for the course with aging, but for many people, they can be a source of insecurity. The natural aging process causes a loss in collagen and elastin, which causes the skin to appear…

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