thoughts on eating real food when i’ve had nothing but jello

Raise your hand if you’ve had a colonoscopy. First of all: shame on you! Do you even know your family history of colon cancer? It’s a painless procedure! You could have little polyps in there and HOW WOULD YOU EVEN KNOW?! How old are you? Isn’t it time? Second of all (for the rest of […]

kids, cups, and brooms

I don’t watch the news as much as I used to. So many bad and troubling events in the world. Divisiveness is running rampant in our country. People are putting butter in their coffee. We live in strange times. But the one thing I really can’t seem to get my head around, the one thing […]

When Health & Nutrition Are Easy

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #100MillionReasons #CollectiveBias The week we returned from our beach vacation in Florida, I took my 5 year-old to the doctor for a cough. The cough¬†started while we were in Florida and seemed to get worse during our vacation. […]

A Path to Find Your Voice

In my twenties I discovered yoga makes my life better. Yoga practice calms me, gives¬†me the space I need in my mind, helps me connect my brain and my body to each other. With ignorance I stumbled into a home practice, later finding classes and books and teachers to guide me bit by bit. Though […]

Mama’s Got a New Bag

I bought my first pair of TOMS shoes as soon as I read about their commitment to One for One. This was in 2008, before they became a style statement. I was on board immediately when I read about children who could not go to school because they did not have shoes and about children […]