Taking A Mental Health Day

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Hi guys! The older I get, the more I realize how important it is to me to reduce stress in my life and protect my peace. Granted, I’m only in my thirties, but I’m also the breadwinner for my household and a single mom to a busy (and very smart) 7 year old. I manage a team of scientists, engineers and veterinary professionals at my day job, so my ‘9-to-5’ is more like a ‘7-to-5’ (when there are no fires to put out). The other time that I have is spent growing my blog and social media platforms. To put it plainly, I’m kinda busy. There are plenty of opportunities for stress to creep in and burnout to get its foot in the door.

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Amazon Gift Guide – Christmas 2020: Kids Edition

Amazon Gift Guide – Christmas 2020: Kids Edition
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Hi guys! Whether you’re ready for it or not, 2020 is starting to come to a close, and Christmas is officially 11 days away (yea….only 11). If you’re anything like me, you’re looking around and thinking, ‘hmm, does my child really need another hot wheels car?’ For me, the answer is resounding no, lol. My son has SO many toys that have been given to him from family and friends, I could almost open my own toy store. So, instead of more of the same thing, I wanted to get a little creative and find some other things that he may like. Bonus that they’re educational as well.

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Purchases to Prepare for the 2020 Hurricane Season

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Hi everyone! I hope you’re all still doing well amidst the chaos and social distancing (which I hope you’re still doing by the way). This year truly is unique in that we’re entering hurricane season while going through a global pandemic. Things are already scarce on the shelves, and we’ve had 2 named storms before hurricane season has even officially started, with another one gaining strength.

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Confessions of a Manager

With the buzz of Christmastime, I decided now was a great time to take a little vacation – a stay-cation I guess you could call it because I’m really not going anywhere. 2019 was so full of activity for me. I’ve traveled more this year than I ever have before. I’ve gone to some amazing places, and done things I never thought I’d be comfortable doing – enter public speaking. Being in management has afforded me some incredible things, but it’s also shed a light on something I didn’t realize I needed.

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