When you take an order, do you worry that it doesn’t look exactly the same as the photo on your website? Even given the variable that each piece is handmade, I fretted about making my bouquets match the photos as closely as I could. I would be so stressed about recreating an exact replica and worried that brides would look at it and say, “This special button … Continue reading Creating custom orders – does it stress you out?
Pregnancy can be very tough on a mother’s body, mind, and soul. Below is a list of 25 strategies for lowering your stress. Some of these can be used even when you’re not pregnant. Write in a journal Enjoy a prenatal message Go for a relaxing swim Join a support group Follow a healthy diet Cuddle with your pet Set manageable goals Plan a date night … Continue reading Pregnancy: 25 Stress-Busting Strategies
A child experiences stress in everyday situations and because he can not verbalize what he is feeling, he may “act-up”. Tantrums, fighting, and withdrawl may all be a child’s cry for relief from stress. The following lists some everyday stresses children may go throguh as well as some “do-able” solutions which can relieve the children’s tension and frustration. Habutually Being Late: Emotion: Embarrassment, Shyness when … Continue reading Childhood Stress
Aside from daily survival, I think the greatest stressors for children and parents is sibling fighting. For the younger ones I will change the focus b stopping what I’m doing to cuddle up and read a few books to them. They calm down and then resume playing. Older children are given 5 minutes to work out a solution on their own. If they are unsuccessful, I … Continue reading Moms to Moms on Stress