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As a mother of four and a self-proclaimed micromanaging – perfectionist – martyr, I constantly need to be reminded that control leaves me lonely, perfectionism paralyzes me and caring for others over myself leads to resentment. Join me as I try to navigate being a structure-luvin gal, in an absolutely chaotic household.

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I would love for you to join me as I work to undo these old patterns and evolve to create a more serene and accepting existence. (And you should know that I still want to ear flick the little knuckleheads {this includes my husband} when they don’t rinse a dish before putting it in the dishwasher — always a work in progress.)

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Summer Rewind #4 – Happier Thanksgiving

  • Family & Friends: Making Healthy Connections
  • Micromanaging: Benefits of Letting Go
Yes, Team, you heard that right. We’re playing a Thanksgiving rewind from November of 2021, but stay with me! Summer for TeamDePetris means a lot of family gathering. And, I [...]
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Summer Rewind #3 – If I Always Show Up for You…

  • Family & Friends: Making Healthy Connections
  • Perfectionism: Maintaining Personal Serenity
This Summer Rewind, back to June 14th of 2019, is short but noteworthy. This post is such a great reminder for me during these summer months when lots of offers [...]
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Summer Rewind #2 – The Power of the PLAN

  • Micromanaging: Benefits of Letting Go
  • Perfectionism: Maintaining Personal Serenity
Yay, one of my favorite topics: planning! Team, this reboot episode doesn’t need a long introduction. I wrote the post last May, but the message is completely applicable today.  Before [...]
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Summer Rewind #1 – Selfish Guilt

  • Family & Friends: Making Healthy Connections
  • Parenting: Giving Kids Dignity
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2 Summer Challenges: Let’s Work on Mindset and Courage

  • Recovery: Positive Lifestyle Changes
  • Spirituality: Trusting the Universe's Plan
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  • Family & Friends: Making Healthy Connections
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