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Meg Smidt


Encouraging Military Moms on Armed Forces Day, and Every Day

Typically, the month of May is all about honoring mom with Mother’s Day, but with Armed Forces Day being May 15th, I absolutely want to honor two of my sons who make me so...

The Power of Being Present: Life is a Journey, and Your Journey Matters

As a mom, coach, and friend, I know all too well how challenging it is to stay focused on the present, what is right in front of you, instead of looking behind or too...

March 20th Is International Day of Happiness and We All Need It

I can’t think of anything we all need more in our lives right now besides International Day of Happiness. I’m sure you’re with me on this.    It happens on March 20th every year ... and...

Managing Stress and Relationships

Relationships can be H A R D ... am I right?   Maybe someone in your immediate family battles with addiction or mental illness, or perhaps someone very close to you tends to be narcissistic or...

Mentoring Matters for Moms, Too

I have had the immense honor of mentoring people personally and professionally ever since I was a teenager (so, for a really long time ... ). I have had wonderful experiences being mentored along...

How to Let Your Heart be Light this Holiday Season

It is so easy to get caught up in the hustle and bustle of the holiday season and lose sight of everything joyful and wonderful that is right in front of us.   Can you relate?   While...

How to Live with Intent No Matter What Is Happening Around You

One of the hardest things to do during these pandemic, ever-changing times is to live each day with intent.   If you’re anything like me ... there are waaaaaay too many things you want to accomplish...
a mother-in-law wrapping a necklace around her daughter-in-law's neck as something borrowed on her wedding day

Mothers-in-Law and Daughters-in-Law: Yes, You CAN Get Along!

Top tips for having a successful relationship with the other leading lady … Some of you know my story. I became a mom at age 27 when my honey and I (over-night) got full custody...

How to Give Yourself an Attitude Adjustment for an Instant Boost

CHANGING YOUR PERSPECTIVE It’s often hard to keep a sense of perspective in our lives, especially in the midst of constant change (I'm looking at you, COVID-life). We’re constantly bombarded with urgent-seeming stimuli like texts,...

Never Give Up on You

No matter what, never give up, Mama.   Hey mama…. I see you. I know, I know…. Life can be hard, unfair, painful, and confusing.  Sometimes it is overwhelming, and it’s easy to feel defeated.  You may face...