E I G H T Tips for Finding Joy in the Kitchen

With active schedules, meal planning, grocery shopping, and cooking can feel like a tedious chore. But with a shift in mindset, these mundane, but necessary tasks can be rather remarkable—turning simple ingredients into a meal that will nourish the body and soul. Being mindful and present allows focus on the little things. The sizzling of […]

F I V E Favorite Tips for Reclaiming Health

Studies show that only 8% of Americans who make New Year’s resolutions actually keep them all year and 80% will fail by the start of February. Clinical Psychologist Joseph J. Luciani, Ph. D, says most resolutions fail due to sabotage caused by a lack of self-discipline. Another reason people fail to keep their New Year’s […]

Parents, stop depriving your children!

I’ll never forget the internal struggle that I felt when my 18 month old completed a Mom n Tot activity and was handed a Dum Dum (sucker). ‘Do I say NO?’ ‘Will I be frowned upon for declining the offer?’ ‘Do I let Ansley take it, but then take it away from her when we […]

What is STILL true?

Oh, happy day! This is my 1st blog post ever!!! I’ve always enjoyed putting my thoughts to paper, but have never used this sort of platform for doing so. The inspiration for this post came from an on-line sermon I heard on Sunday and the message was oh, so timely, as I have felt stricken […]