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Posts by Kelly Pietrangeli

The Project Me Book – Now Available on Amazon!

I’m beyond excited to announce that my book, Project Me for Busy Mothers: A Practical Guide to Finding a Happier Balance is now available for Amazon pre-sale order! Without an epidural or morphine, birthing this book has been a looooong, drawn out and somewhat painful process. And the actual due date isn’t until the 25th of January!  But…

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Summer Planning for Parents and Kids

I used to begin each summer with a fresh sense of optimism. But it wouldn’t take long for the novelty to wear off. I soon grew tired of feeling like the chief entertainer / housekeeper / cook and negotiator. My kids began to tune out my nagging voice, especially my half-hearted attempts to get them off…

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How to Design Your Day the Way YOU Want It To Go

Do you dive into each day without a game plan? Are you easily sidetracked? Do you procrastinate on the important (but boring) stuff, then kick yourself when the day’s over and you still didn’t manage to get it done? Wouldn’t it be great to arrive calm, prepared and on time to everywhere you needed to be? To feel happy and…

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The Secret to Having a Special Mother’s Day

Would you like to feel extra special on Mother’s Day instead of it being the same as any other day? Wish your family would make some kind of effort towards making you feel loved and appreciated? Since I became a mother 17 years ago I’ve had a few bummer Mother’s Days – especially when we were living…

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Top 10 Insight Timer Meditations for Mothers

After years of restless monkey mind attempts, I’ve finally cemented a daily meditation habit I wouldn’t want to live without. I owe it all to the free Insight Timer Meditation app. I wrote about my trial of several meditation apps here. Insight Timer meditations quickly won me over and my app stats show that in the past 12 months…

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Intuition: Listening to Your Inner GPS

You know that little voice in your head that knows the answers? The one that guides you in the right direction and helps you make good decisions? Chances are you don’t. We all have an internal GPS, otherwise known as intuition, but in our busy lives, we’ve lost touch with it. Back in caveman days (before…

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Most Popular Blog Posts of 2016

Thank you for reading my blog! I’ve compiled a list with easy links to the top six most popular blog posts written in 2016 in case you missed any of them or want to re-read. The comment threads beneath these posts are worth gold. Thanks to everyone who jumped in with their own words of wisdom…

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Turning Guilt Into Good

Is mom guilt / mummy guilt taking up too much of your valuable headspace and eating away at your happiness? How often do you have thoughts like: I shouldn’t be working – my kids need more attention. I should be working so we can afford more for the kids / I can be a better…

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Are Your Kids Over Scheduled?

Ballet, football, gymnastics, swimming, music lessons… Do you feel like you might have over scheduled kids? Are you shuffling them around from various clubs and activities to the point you’re exhausted and not even sure if they’re enjoying it anymore? I recently read an article in the Huffington Post by Dr. Samantha Rodman, a clinical psychologist and mother…

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