health, kids

5 Things I Do (and Don’t) When My Kids are Fighting a Cold

As not fun as it is to have a sick kid, I gotta admit, I do love the couch snuggles... One of us was sick last week (can you tell which one?) with a fever, runny nose and a cough. Thankfully the really "sick" part only lasted about 24 hours, which I credit a lot… Continue reading 5 Things I Do (and Don’t) When My Kids are Fighting a Cold

life

My Healing Story – Part II: Why You Have To Learn How to Swim Before You Can Dive Deep

This is Part II in a series about my healing story of how I started to and continue to take charge of my own health. If you haven't already, you can catch Part I here.  So I'll tell you right now this isn't one of those incredible healing stories you've seen on Dr. Oz. "Turns… Continue reading My Healing Story – Part II: Why You Have To Learn How to Swim Before You Can Dive Deep

life

My Healing Story – Part I: What Do You Mean I Have an Autoimmune Disease?

This is something I've been wanting to write to you about for a long time and I’m ready now. I want to share more of my healing story with you. First though I have to tell you, I started writing it down and it got a little long so this is going to be a… Continue reading My Healing Story – Part I: What Do You Mean I Have an Autoimmune Disease?

mothers day gift guide
healthy living

The Ultimate “Super Mom” Mother’s Day Gift Guide

Usually I'm not that great at thinking of things I want for holidays. Any other time of the year away from Christmas, my birthday and Mother's Day I can find plenty of wants. But ask me right before one of these dates when someone might actually buy me a present and my mind is blank.… Continue reading The Ultimate “Super Mom” Mother’s Day Gift Guide

everyday detox foods
health

10 Foods To Help You Detox Every Day

I have to tell you something - I've never done a juice cleanse. Like most normal people the thought of not being able to eat, chew, for days on end makes me feel a little anxious. I've done other types of detox diets, and I absolutely believe in giving your system a break for some deeper… Continue reading 10 Foods To Help You Detox Every Day

listen to your body
health coaching

3 Tests To Know How What You’re Eating Is Affecting Your Energy

Our bodies are constantly talking to us. Only problem is they’re speaking a different language. And whispering. And everything else out there is screaming for our attention (hello, low carb craze), drowning out that small, still voice, telling you something else. That poor little whisper doesn’t stand a chance.  This is why being able to… Continue reading 3 Tests To Know How What You’re Eating Is Affecting Your Energy

how to store vegetables
cooking

Tired of Buying Veggies Only to Toss Them Out Once They’ve Gone Bad? Read This.

I hear this one a lot. You buy the veggies, plan to cook, then life happens, cooking doesn't, and a week later those same veggies are all wilty and in the trash. It feels like you might as well be throwing your money in the garbage. You do that a few times and it's enough to… Continue reading Tired of Buying Veggies Only to Toss Them Out Once They’ve Gone Bad? Read This.

spring break smoothie
recipes, smoothies

Why You Should Just Eat The Fruit + A Spring Break Smoothie Recipe

It's the first day of Spring (finally!) and to celebrate I want to share one of my favorite smoothie recipes - I call this the Spring Break Smoothie because it pretty much tastes like Spring Break (minus the booze) in a glass. It's all tropical and refreshing, perfect on a hot day for breakfast or… Continue reading Why You Should Just Eat The Fruit + A Spring Break Smoothie Recipe

curried cauliflower soup
recipes, soups

Flu-Fighting Soup: Curried Cauliflower Soup

This curried cauliflower soup is the perfect dish to help protect you from the flu in these last few weeks of winter. We're so close to being out of arms reach of that dreaded flu and in the sweet embrace of spring. Speaking of spring... I've got something very exciting at the end of this… Continue reading Flu-Fighting Soup: Curried Cauliflower Soup

fight flu naturally
health

Eight Ways to Help You Stay Healthy and Not Get Sick This Flu Season

It seems like everyone is sick right now so I want to give you some ideas of things you can do to help you stay healthy and fight the flu naturally. It's downright scary out there. They're saying this is the worst flu season we've had in a decade and we're not even halfway through… Continue reading Eight Ways to Help You Stay Healthy and Not Get Sick This Flu Season