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Mia Redrick

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

Mia Redrick | Posted 10.01.2014 | 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.

Every Mom's Back-to-School Wish List

Mia Redrick | Posted 10.19.2014 | Parents
Mia Redrick

I learned a few things during my shopping treks to Walmart, Office Depot and Staples, and thought my reflection might encourage you in your back-to-school shopping.

Why Don't We Tell Women The Truth About Motherhood?

Mia Redrick | Posted 10.12.2014 | Parents
Mia Redrick

The truth about motherhood is that you have to design and create a working formula for your own life. Someone else's DNA isn't your story or your obstacle.

6 Ways to Ignite a Spark in Your Marriage

Mia Redrick | Posted 07.20.2014 | Weddings
Mia Redrick

The point is that keeping things exciting in your marriage means you have to commit to building a culture of commitment, connection and closeness. Dating your partner will give you both the opportunity to rebuild and rekindle that loving feeling.

The 7 Truths About Motherhood

Mia Redrick | Posted 04.20.2013 | Parents
Mia Redrick

The word that keeps me grounded as I raise my three children.

What Every Woman Should Know About 'Me Time'

Mia Redrick | Posted 12.29.2012 | Parents
Mia Redrick

The reality is that sometimes I need to replenish myself in the midst of motherhood.

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?

8 Things All Husbands Want From Their Wives

Mia Redrick | Posted 08.13.2012 | Weddings
Mia Redrick

Father's Day is on June 17th and our guys usually get their share of ties, golf clubs, cologne and socks. But what they really want is another year that makes them feel valued and valuable to the family that they love so much.

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.

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.

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?

Social Networks Are the New Neighborhood for Moms

Mia Redrick | Posted 03.06.2012 | Parents
Mia Redrick

What started out as a trendy something-to-do has quickly become a must-do for all women to stay sane when life is quite the opposite.