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Margaret Matheny

Margaret Matheny
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Practical Tips to Bring Relief on a Really, Really Bad Day

How do you find relief on really, really bad days?   “It’s hard, but it’s worth it.”   How many times has someone said this to you? Indeed, it comes from a place of love, comfort, and I’m-not-sure-what-to-say-but-I-see-you-are-on-the-verge-of-a-mental-breakdown...
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Clean Beauty 101: Making the Switch to Safer Skincare

  So, you’ve heard it … clean, safe, and non-toxic skincare is the newest beauty fad, and it seems to be here to stay. I mean, it’s practically flooding our Facebook and Instagram pages these...

I Gave Away 75% Of My Kids Toys: Here’s What Happened

It’s true. I gave away 75% of my kid's toys, and their response moved me in a way I was not expecting. Let me start by setting the scene for you.   It was a few...
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Setting Intentions, The Habit That Changed My Life

    I hate to start this off with an equation, alas here I go. On average, 80% of New Year's resolutions fail in the second week of February, leaving only 20% to survive the remaining...

10 Acts of Kindness To Share This Holiday Season

I know I’m not the only one to say this, but it’s been a year full of trials. Our resilience has been put to the test, especially as mothers. With the energy we’re giving...
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How Incorporating Hygge Will Change the Remainder of Your 2020

CHANGING THE NARRATIVE  It’s been an interesting year, to say the least. Between lockdowns, virtual schooling, tragic happenings, and uncertain futures, chaos is closer to our “normal” than we’d like it to be. But what...

Creamy Blended Oats: A New Way to Eat Oatmeal

The cold air is starting to drift upon us, and pretty soon, it will be out with the cold smoothies and in with the warm oatmeal. But what if I told you, you never...

Decluttering My Closet From 134 Items To 47 | GOING MINIMAL

It's true, I'm going minimal. It's been a long time coming, but decluttering my closet was the first step towards my intentions of living simpler and making more room for joy. Let me...

Top 12 Instagram Accounts for Mothers: Hacks, Recipes and Inspiration

Oh, the clean dessert recipes, mom hacks, relatable stories of children washing their hair in the toilet, I need you. Where to find it? Instagram. Ask yourself, what would happen if you intentionally unfollowed...

Dear Mothers, Your Sacrifice is Not in Vain

Motherhood and sacrifice are synonymous, a truth we learn as we become mothers ourselves. Her jeans have holes in them, and her shoes are worn. She’s got smile lines, lots of them. My plate was...