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Fall Fitness in 4 Easy Steps – The Real Chic Life – Single Mum, Parents Article

I don’t know about you but as soon as fall hits I can’t wait to cozy up. I am all about sweaters, layers and pumpkin everything. For me it seems much easier to stay fit during the warmer months. My summers are all about being out and about. And like many of you I tend to wear less and eat light. Summer salads and fresh fruits and veggies hit the spot for me. And iced green teas and fresh pressed…

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Why I Believe Women Over 40 Ought to Be In Pictures and Why You Should Too – The Real Chic Life – Single Mum, Parents Article

When I was in my twenties I didn’t think much about the world around me, or at least I didn’t with the same ferocity that I do now. I wasn’t truly interested in changing anyone or anything, except maybe me. My focus towards change was certainly more inward, as is true for a lot of young people. It’s hard enough trying to get your own stuff straight, never mind trying to shatter perceptions and misconceptions. On top of being a…

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Three Ways to Foster Self-Love – The Real Chic Life – Single Mum, Parents Article

With Valentine’s day knocking on the door I can’t help but think about love in all of it’s glorious and sometimes messy forms. The family kind, the romantic kind, the kind we have for pets (which probably falls under the family kind if your house is anything like mine) and finally the kind we have or should have for ourselves. Self-love is a tricky thing for most of us. If some of us struggle with feeling that self-care is selfish,…

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How to Be Your Own Hero – The Real Chic Life – Single Mum, Parents Article

The other day I saw the cutest meme on social media. It was a classroom assignment where the kid had been asked to name one of his/her heroes.  The young student replied “ I am one of my own hero. First I am kind to myself and Second I do things I want.” I can’t even tell you how much that resonated with me. It might not be grammatically correct but it hit the nail on the head! “Why can’t…

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