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Time for Mom Me

What Every Mother Needs To Teach Her Daughter About Being a Mom

Mia Redrick | Posted 12.01.2014 | Parents
Mia Redrick

My commitment to "me time" dates for the last 16 years has taught me to trust the choices I've made in my life and to be clear about what is most important. Spending that time was about doing something to enrich my life vs. just maintaining it.

Redefining Motherhood: Taking Care of the Me in Mommy

Mia Redrick | Posted 08.04.2014 | Parents
Mia Redrick

If a woman tells others about a stressful day she's had at her workplace she will likely be given empathy and provided with solutions to solve her issues. The same doesn't seem to hold true in motherhood.

The Reason Why You Aren't a Good Mother

Mia Redrick | Posted 07.12.2014 | Parents
Mia Redrick

I've been a mom for 15 years and I have a 9, 12 and 15-year-old. I can count on one hand the days that were balanced perfectly. No two days have been exactly the same in my life, ever. Imbalance is something that happens every day in motherhood.

why mothers put themselves last

Mia Redrick | Posted 11.16.2013 | Parents
Mia Redrick

Most moms learn self-care from the moms in their lives. What did your mom teach you about taking care of yourself?

Losing Weight After Baby

Mia Redrick | Posted 09.11.2012 | Parents
Mia Redrick

Like most moms, I've struggled with either gaining too much weight while pregnant with my three children or losing weight after each pregnancy.

A Woman's Choice: The Right to Stay at Home

Mia Redrick | Posted 09.17.2012 | Parents
Mia Redrick

In many ways, going back to the playground allowed me to rest the girl that had worked so hard and pushed so much to make it. It allowed me to reevaluate my life and priorities.

13 Things You Wish Someone Had Told You About Motherhood

Mia Redrick | Posted 09.01.2012 | Parents
Mia Redrick

What do you wish someone had told you about being a mother?

How Women Lose Themselves in Motherhood

Mia Redrick | Posted 07.31.2012 | Parents
Mia Redrick

So many women lose themselves in motherhood. I call this the "Silent War," the process of slowly fading away from yourself, your interests and your passions without even realizing it's happening.

Eight Ways To Jump-Start Date Night

Mia Redrick | Posted 06.10.2012 | Women
Mia Redrick

Dating can make you a happier, more fulfilled and longer-lasting couple. Here are some ways to get going.

Social Media: 4 Strategies for Growing Your Online Network

Mia Redrick | Posted 05.20.2012 | Women
Mia Redrick

Have you tapped into the huge potential for social media to grow your business, extend your professional network or find new people who think and live like you do?

Are You a Hovering Parent?

Mia Redrick | Posted 05.01.2012 | Parents
Mia Redrick

We've all heard the term "helicopter mom" to describe moms that are over-protective and overly involved in their children's daily activities. These moms frequently over-stay their welcome and hyper-manage everything.

What New Mothers Need to Know About Motherhood

Mia Redrick | Posted 04.07.2012 | Parents
Mia Redrick

Because my mother lost herself in motherhood and gave her children everything she had, she forgot to leave much for herself and had to reacquaint herself with the "Me" in Mommy.

When Mom Gets Hurt

Mia Redrick | Posted 03.19.2012 | Parents
Mia Redrick

Disaster struck when I went into the kitchen to grab pita chips and guacamole and promptly dropped my 30-plus pound KitchenAid mixer onto my toes. Ouch! Scream!

Mom Tangled in Web of Email and Family Schedules

Mia Redrick | Posted 03.13.2012 | Parents
Mia Redrick

At some point, I want to model what quality of life looks like for my kids and I'm pretty sure it isn't riding around from place to place in your car. Can you relate?

Mom Self-Care Is Non-Negotiable

Mia Redrick | Posted 02.26.2012 | Parents
Mia Redrick

Your self-care isn't negotiable, it is necessary to be the best mom possible.