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    Tips for Managing New Mom Stress from a Military Spouse

    From the moment you hear a heartbeat, the enormity of what lies ahead hits you full on and mom stress becomes a real thing. Whether it’s your first or fifth time becoming a new mom it is always a challenge. A new family member changes everything and brings with it a new normal that over time will unfold naturally. But what do you do when you are sleep deprived and unsure whether it’s day or night? How do you balance life as a military spouse and the demands of being a new mom? With the help of our friends at 1 Natural Way, I’m sharing some simple strategies for managing stress along…

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    Best Tips to Combat Stress

    As an entrepreneur and author I am very busy, add to that the general ebb and flow of the military lifestyle and it is a recipe for the perfect storm. And that perfect storm came to a head last week. I was at the doctor for a regular med refill appointment and the next thing I know I was in a wheelchair on my way to the ER. After hours of tests with a few more scheduled as an outpatient, my vitals signs are stabilized with some blood pressure meds and a strong warning from my doctor to slow down and rest. But honestly I’m not sure if I even know…