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Redefining Motherhood: Taking Care of the Me in Mommy

Mia Redrick | Posted 06.04.2014 | 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.

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.

Mommy's Afternoon Off

Devon Corneal | Posted 11.24.2012 | Parents
Devon Corneal

Parents of young children know what I'm talking about. Sometimes, I have an almost primal need to escape.

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.

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-me Lessons From My First Iron Girl Triathlon

Mia Redrick | Posted 03.25.2012 | Parents
Mia Redrick

Last year, I decided to complete my first Iron Girl Triathlon. I've always wanted to do a tri event, but the biggest obstacle facing me was that I did not know how to swim.

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?

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.

Celebrity Psychiatrist Endorses Mother's Self Care

Mia Redrick | Posted 03.04.2012 | Parents
Mia Redrick

When we listen to one another without condemning another's needs, we are all better. We provide a space that is non-judgmental, supportive and provides mothers with the same embrace that they give their families.

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.

Is "Me Time" for Moms Selfish?

Mia Redrick | Posted 02.12.2012 | Parents
Mia Redrick

I decided a few years back that taking care of myself was just as important as taking care of everyone else.