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Jen: Bookends of the Day

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One thing that helps save my sanity with my incessantly busy lifestyle is the concept of having nice clean "bookends" to my day.

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Jen: How I Managed to Shirk (Almost) All My Responsibilities

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Ever have a period of your life where you felt completely overwhelmed? Of course you have! Haven't we all? It was just one such period of time that I learned -- the hard way -- to relax some of those obligations.

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Kim: One of Those Days

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It's always a busy morning getting my kids ready and off to school. As hard as I try, sometimes I still miss something.

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Kim: Taking a Mom Time-Out

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Being a mother is not only physically demanding, but emotionally exhausting as well. Like any job, it's so important to take a break now and then to renew, refresh and keep from getting completely burned out.

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Taking a Mom (or Dad) Time-Out

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When you have a child with type 1 diabetes, so much of your time and energy is spent making sure that he or she is taken care of that you can easily forget to take care of yourself.

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Help a Mother Out: Options for Reducing Stress

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Being the parent of a child with type 1 diabetes can be stressful -- and, as a caregiver, it's sometimes hard to admit that you might need some care as well. Luckily, help is out there.

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Revamping Yourself in the New Year

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The start of a fresh, new year is a time when many women make resolutions to update their look. But is it really worth the time and effort when you're busy caring for a child with type 1 diabetes? Experts say yes.

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Jen: Zen? Well, We're Working on It!

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This is a post about a failure, specifically MY failure to find my "Zen moment" in my very own home.

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In the Spotlight: Managing the Stress
of a New Diagnosis

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Immediately post-diagnosis, some 60 percent of parents may experience significant stress, depression or anxiety. Here are solutions that can help.

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People in the Know: Grieving "The Good
Old Days"

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Find tips on handling family dynamic changes after a diagnosis of type 1 diabetes.

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