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Kristi Howard-Shultz

Kristi Howard-Shultz
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Kristi grew up in Danville, Indiana where she met her childhood sweetheart and now husband Elliott. After years of living apart including graduate school in New York City and military tours abroad, they resettled and started a family in Indianapolis. Together, they are raising two bright and busy boys—Henry and George. She has a Master's Degree in Social work from New York University and is a RYT 200 Yoga Teacher. In her “spare” time, she enjoys reading memoirs, chasing her boys, and listening to her husband, the funniest person she knows.

Redefining Menopause as a Journey of Empowerment

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Menopause impacts 33% of our lives. That's right, 33% of your lifetime, you will likely be in some phase of menopause! My doctor recently put it to me less delicately. Upon coming in to...

::Heart of IM – Non-Profit Spotlight:: Carmel Youth Assistance Program

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World Teen Mental Wellness Day, observed March 2 each year,  serves as a timely reminder of the ongoing struggle many young people face. According to a 2023 trends report from the American Psychological Association...

Navigating Parenthood: 10 Unexpected Challenges and Surprises

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Recently, this tearful video deeply resonated with me, capturing the persistent challenges that accompany every age and stage of parenting. As I navigate this adventure with my family, I've reflected on this collection of...

Finding the Silver Linings in Both And Parenting

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Parenting is a journey filled with countless decisions, each one carrying its weight in significance. Often, I’ve found myself in the midst of debates, choosing sides and defending my choices. Over the years, I've...

Giving Tuesday, A Different Take

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Giving Tuesday is widely known as a "global generosity movement unleashing the power of people and organizations to transform their communities and the world." My family supports multiple organizations each year, and Giving Tuesday...
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Managing Holiday Stress

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The holiday season often brings unwelcome feelings of stress and depression, and understandably so! The most wonderful time of the year can also be the most demanding--year-end sales goals, getting sitters for school breaks,...

Preparing for Mother Nature’s Worst Tantrums

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Let’s face it, parenting is a full-time job with no vacation or sick days, and that job often includes the task of keeping our families safe. Recently my kiddos' tantrums have coincided with Mother...
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Military Appreciation Month

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May is Military Appreciation Month, a special month for both those in and out of the military. Of course we pause on Memorial Day to remember the sacrifice and service of those who gave...

Waiting Games For The Whole Family

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This season has been rough. I don’t know if we can blame it on the immunity gap, unmasking, bad luck, or a combination of other factors. Regardless, our family, like many others, has been...

Stories and Authors That Grow With Your Family

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Three years ago, at the start of the pandemic, our family, like many others, went on furlough. We decided to spend each weekend outside, primitive camping. It was during that time that we started...

Fall, It’s “Stoup” Season!

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It's officially “stoup” season. Thicker than soup, thinner than stew, these hearty meals are perfect for the transition to fall. As the weather cools down, there's nothing more comforting. These vegetarian-based fall stoup recipes...

Back to School Lunch Ideas

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It’s back-to-school season and that means lunchtime packing! If you have picky eaters, your child has allergies, or you are simply trying to work within your school’s requirements and limitations, you know this can...

::Heart of IM – Non-Profit Spotlight:: Servants at Work

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May is Mobility Awareness Month. This month helps shine a light on the need and options available to help people with disabilities. It's a time to bring attention to the millions of Americans who...

Reclaim Your Creativity

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I am tired. I have pandemic fatigue, fatigue. My mind feels broken as we enter year three of this (still) brutal pandemic. All of this complex problem solving has maxed out my creative thinking. I used...