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5 Steps to Discover Your Personal Style

Dressing can feel daunting at times. If you are staring into your closet and thinking you have nothing to wear, check out these five steps to help you discover your personal style. read more

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Be a Friend, Bravely

Your husband and kids cannot meet all of your relationship needs – they weren’t designed to. We were created to live in community. We all need girlfriends, and they need us. read more

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Finding Our Brave

We all have our own unique brave stories. Your brave and my brave will look differently, but each of our courageous stories have one common thread – it all starts in our fear. Bravery is born out of our response to fear. We cannot have a brave until we have a fear. read more

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Follow your Dreams, Bravely

Everyone has dreams. Not everyone knows what they are. Give yourself permission to dream, and give your dreams definition enough to pursue them. read more

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How To Look Less Tired

How-to freshen up the face with four products -- for those times when our face betrays just how long the day has been and how little sleep we've gotten recently. read more

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Swiss Cheese Moms, Part One

Moms and Codependency. “We’re all born Swiss cheese — full of holes — needs that are starving to be met,” If we’re parented well and life is relatively trauma-free, then we grow up with a strong sense of identity. If childhood needs aren’t met, codependency may become the lifelong surv read more

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Quick and Easy Mom Hairstyles

Who has time to blow dry their hair? Hello, Darling has compiled some quick (and cute!) hairstyles for moms with every hair type. read more

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7 Tips for Today's Modern Woman

There are a few universal truths I’ve learned over my years on this planet: My dryer will devour at least one sock in every load of laundry, the barista at Starbucks will forget the “e” on the end of my name on my latte cup, and if I plan something special for dinner, my husband will eat one o read more

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Self-Care

Every woman is made up of four parts (intellectual, spiritual, emotional, physical) and when one is out of balance—it can throw the whole system out of sync. read more

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Six Tips to Feeling Beautiful Everyday

I always thought I would achieve the perfect weight that would take away all the bad feelings inside of me and awaken the confidence I knew I had. I longed to feel beautiful, not just on the special occasion but every day. read more

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Beauty on a Budget

I’ve struggled with how much time, money and energy is appropriate for me to spend on my appearance. Here are some of the ways I save my dollars while looking my best, so I can spend my money on things I value most. read more

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Simple DIY Spa Day

Moms are busy caring for others. Schedule in a little DIY home spa retreat and feel rejuvenated. read more

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5 Exercises To Do With Your Toddler

We all have great intentions of exercising, but it is tough to find the time! Sometimes the best thing is to involve your kids in your workout. read more

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Holy Coconut

After becoming a mom, I had to cut back on how much I spent in the beauty product department. Then I discovered the greatness of coconut oil. read more

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10 Sexy Gift Ideas for Him

Ten fun and sexy gift ideas for your husband to put spark back into the dog days of summer. read more

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6 Things Never to Say to Your Spouse

Sometimes we can mean the nicest thing, but our wording or tone of voice can leave our spouse feeling upset or misunderstood. Check out these six tips on how to say something in a more positive light! read more

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5 Ways to Fall Back in Love with Your Husband

Can love overcome any obstacle? I believe it can. In fact, I know it can, but it means making choices. read more

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6 Simple Ways to Seduce Your Husband with Modern-day Bed-iquette

Men and women think about sex differently. It may feel like a mystery how to awaken the desires (or opportunities) when there are so many distractions in our lives. Here are six simple ways to seduce your husband. read more

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Behind Closed Doors: A journey through marriage & sexual addiction

By the end of their first year of marriage, he had met three different women from the Internet, and was sexually addicted. She was caught in a never-ending mind game trying to figure out what was wrong with her. Then, it all fell apart. read more

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The Be Brave 2014 Kissing Challenge

There’s nothing like a good kiss, and yet some married couples choose to opt out. These couples may swap a quick before-ya-go or welcome-home-but-get-out-of-my-way-because-I’m-busy kiss, but beyond that, kissing has become a lost art. Where did all the kisses go!?!! read more

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Seasons of Marriage

We are mid-point in the summer season, and I really have been missing my husband. He has been home, but I still miss him. We have been enormously kid-focused and family-focused for the summer months. Therefore, I miss him. read more

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11 Things to Improve Life Right Now

Every mom needs a place to care for herself. Here are 11 ways to start new habits! read more

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No “Hey! Hey!!” in the Va-Jay-Jay?

Is it difficult for you to reach orgasm through intercourse alone? If your answer is yes, then it’s not just you. According to most studies, 75% of women do not experience orgasm through vaginal intercourse. read more

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25 Profound Habits of Real-Life Happy Couples

They say it’s the small things – both in life and in love. It’s the small personal things that say, “I am thinking about you.” It’s the little on-going gestures that say, “You and me – we’re in it together.” And sometimes, it’s the tiniest gesture that says, “I know you.” read more

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Tips For Making Dirty Hair Appear Clean

For those days when you don’t get a shower (or for the string of them in a row), we have you covered. Here’s a little video with tips for making dirty hair appear clean. read more

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Learn to Put Yourself First

I regularly hear “I don’t have time to work out,” “I can’t get up early to exercise—I’m up too late cleaning up after the kids and dealing with the house,” or “I don’t have time to grocery shop and cook—that’s why we eat out all of the time.” read more

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SOS for PMS

If you struggle with premenstrual syndrome (PMS) and need a life preserver to stay afloat, you’re not alone. The struggle can be especially disturbing for moms, because what affects you also affects your family. read more

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Easy Updos

No one wants frumpy hair. No one. Jackie is back with Libby Antonson from The Parlour Highlands in Denver, Colorado for the first in a series of easy updo ideas. read more

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Did StyleYou.com Win Us Over?

Hello, darling! Rachel took a giant risk to be the guinea pig and try out StyleYou.com. She filled out her style preferences online, received a cute box in the mail and tried on outfits created just for her. (See, it was a huge sacrifice on her part.) read more

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Sugar Hand Scrub

Summer is here! And what better way to celebrate than by pampering your hands with a sweet-smelling sugar hand scrub. All you need is sugar and dish soap! read more

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7 Health Benefits of Motherhood

It might be hard to imagine that being a mom generally makes you healthier (isn't 8 hours of sleep a night required to be healthy?), but this list shows how motherhood is good for you! read more

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Got Guilt?

The infamous guilt trip; are you packed? Of course you are, along with all the baggage. Guilt baggage comes standard in motherhood, with a wide assortment of shades and sizes. read more

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Home-Made Manicure

Want the look of pampered nails, but just don’t have the time or money to get them done professionally? Show off your hands this summer with a manicure that doesn't cost a fortune! read more