Alison Edelstein

Alison Edelstein
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Alison Edelstein is an Arizona native and mama to two sweet and wild girls, ages 6 & 10. Some of her favorite things include singing with her girls, taking care of her indoor plant babies, local coffee shops, yoga, and finding ways to live a less toxic and more earth-friendly life. As a person with IBS and Anxiety, she feels that sharing our stories helps us feel less alone and builds momentum toward the ever growing holistic health movement. She is currently working part-time from home as a Beautycounter consultant and a Speech Language Pathologist. Find her on Instagram @alison.edelstein.

Sanity Saving Tips for Work-at-Home Moms from Work at Home Moms

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Do you struggle to find a balance between work and mom life? Since becoming a mom, I've been searching for a job that provides the best work-life balance (is there really such a thing?)....
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Helping Kids Change Can’t into Can

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"Mom, I can't do it!" How many times have you heard your kids say this? I've heard it many times in my house. Recently, our family has been learning about using a "growth mindset."...

Arizona Helping Hands Holiday Toy Drive- Serving Foster Families in Arizona

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My family and I recently attended the Arizona Helping Hands Holiday Toy Drive. A fun, family-friendly event for families, the Holiday Toy Drive allows kids to donate toys to foster children and learn about...
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How a 504 Plan Can Help a Child with Anxiety in School

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Does your child have anxiety or other mental health issues? Has this led to struggles in the school setting? My kids both have anxiety and this has made it challenging to navigate school at...
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Allergy-Friendly and Dye-Free Halloween Candy Options

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What child doesn't love Halloween candy? I know I did as a child and my kids sure do now. When I found out I had food sensitivities a few years ago, I took most...
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Giving Back with At-Home Charitable Projects

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Like most moms, I have always wanted teach my kids the value of kindness and helping those in need. Whether it's a smile or a hug for someone who is having a rough day,...
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Kid in the Corner Aims to Shatter the Stigma of Mental Health Issues

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Kid in the Corner is a local non-profit dedicated to "helping each Kid in the Corner feel connected to and supported by the community." I heard Kid in the Corner founder, Francine Sumner, speak...

A Boredom Jar for the “Mom, I’m bored” Summer Moments

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"Mom, I'm bored," my six-year-old states after a full morning of summer camp, swimming and playing x-box. In my head, I exclaim, "really?!?!" Out loud, I say, "look around honey, there are many things...

Indoor Energy Busters for Hot Summer Days

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Is the AZ summer heat making your kids stir crazy?? When my kids first got out of school it was still cool out! What? I wasn't about to let this amazingly unseasonable weather fool...

How to Detoxify Your Home Without Making Yourself Crazy

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Have you ever felt overwhelmed about reducing the toxins in your home? I sure have! I've been on a journey to detoxify my home and live a less-toxic life for the past 11 years....

Kid Approved Tips for Calming Anxiety

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Does your child suffer from anxiety? The answer is likely "yes," because we all have anxiety from time to time. I have generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) and my daughter has anxiety as well.  As...

Encouragement for Moms of Kids Having a Tough Year in School

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Hi fellow mama. I want you to know that you are amazing. You put your heart and soul into parenting your kid(s) and although you often go unnoticed, I see you. I see how...

Tidying Up With Your Kiddos {KonMari-ish Style}

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Are you enthralled with Marie Kondo's seemingly effortless and joyful take on tidying? I love watching "Tidying Up with Marie Kondo" because it reminds me of how great it feels to declutter and provides...

Planning for Your Family’s Year Ahead

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Are you a procrastinator like me? I'm organized with certain life details, but others get pushed aside until the very last minute, if they get done at all. Recently, my husband and I decided...

Money-Saving Tips for Holiday Gift Shopping

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It's the most wonderful time of the year! I love the holidays as much as anyone but my wallet doesn't always agree. Gifts are a wonderful way to show our loved ones we care...

Using Social Stories for Tricky Transitions

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My daughter did not want to give up her bottle. She was already 20 months and I knew it was time. I tried all my usual tricks, positive reinforcement charts, modeling drinking milk from...