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6 Reasons I’m Staying Sober – Perspective from 6 months Alcohol Free

My beautiful better half told me recently that I should go on a hiatus from being alcohol free in the summer, so that I could drink white wine with him on our long summer nights. Although I did have one day off, I’m not taking a hiatus; I’m still firmly on the alcohol free wagon.

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Wine o’clock – A Memior

Wine o' clock wine glass with corks

It’s easy to romanticize drinking, even if you have found that you love being sober. That elegant image of a beautiful woman relaxing with a glass of wine at the end of a long hard day is everywhere. Actually, a woman confidently slugging back an entire bottle of wine because she deserves it, is normalized

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The Cages in our Minds – Talking With my Young Son About Alcohol and Sugar Addiction

Birds in Cages - Talking to my Son about the Alcohol and sugar addiction Cages in our mind

My six year old has been watching my habits change with curiosity since I stopped drinking alcohol. He’s been wanting to be included in the positive change he sees in me so he’s asked if he can drink sparkling water and seltzer’s with me every night. While I don’t mind if he has it sometimes,

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Parenting with a Sense of Humor in COVID19 Lockdown

Three mothers of young Children Share their Survival Tactics for Taking Down the COVID19 Lockdown with Love and Light. Morning all, I hope you are doing ok. I’m meditating in the morning. Not drinking caffeine. I’m letting myself rest when I need to. We’re binge watching Netflix in the evening. I’ve also been reconnecting with

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