Author: Janie Porter

For 8 years, Janie Porter worked as a TV news reporter, wearing false eyelashes, dresses and high heels everyday. Now, she's a stay-at-home mom, lucky if she gets a shower before 8 p.m., and let's be honest, ballet flats are her “dressy” shoes. Her site,, shares how small choices helped her lose 25 pounds, and empowers readers to find their inner glow through food, fitness and believing they're worth it.
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Dear kids, I hope you remember us like this

Posted on April 9, 2018 by Janie Porter

"I hope you remember us like this: Standing together, no matter how many times we stand apart"...

Why we need to stop rescuing our children from failure

Posted on April 9, 2018 by Janie Porter

“If our kids don’t fall, they don’t learn to get up"...

Best response to ‘The days are long, but the years are short’

Posted on April 12, 2016 by Janie Porter

Even at your dream job, you’re allowed to have hard days ...

Stop scheduling playdates and start enjoying your kids

Posted on April 5, 2016 by Janie Porter

It’s such a contradiction. I dreamt for so many years of being a stay-at-home mom, and when it ...

The 14 Stages of going to a restaurant with kids

Posted on July 31, 2015 by Janie Porter

If we're going to spend my husband's hard-earned money on a sit-down meal, I'm going to want to ...

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