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Stress Busting Foods

4 Stress-Busting Foods No matter who you are or what you do, chances are you deal with some stress in your life. Stress can make you tired, wear you out, make you moody and even cause dark circles under your eyes and wrinkles. It also lowers our immune system and makes us more prone to […]

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Let the Spring Cleaning Begin!

Spring is here and with it comes a feeling of renewal, purging, cleansing. If you’re feeling an unexplainable need to clean out your closets and de-clutter you can thank the energy that spring brings with it every year. Our closets aren’t the only things that need some spring-cleaning. Now is a great time to be […]

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" A Good Example Is The Best Sermon " Written On A Blackboard

Be the Ultimate Role Model

A parents we’re the first, and most important, role models for our children. It’s easy to forget but our kids are always watching us, listening, and then modeling our behavior. Your self-talk can become their self-talk so always be kind to yourself because at the end of the day you want your child to love […]

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Mommy and Daughter Facials!

Let me start by saying that in no way, shape or form do I think that children need ‘beauty treatments’ or facials. However, having a 4 year old daughter I do know that little girls like to do what mommy does. On the rare occasion that I put on nail polish Annabelle wants it too, when […]

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The Heartache of Moving

Somehow days, weeks and months have gone by since my last post and so much has happened since then. When I wrote my last post we were happily living in Portland, Oregon and my daughter had just started a preschool that she absolutely adored. We were settling into our life in Portland, going on hikes, […]

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NOURISH YOUR SOUL More Articles

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Making Meditation a Part of Your Life

Meditation. It’s something I’ve wanted to incorporate into my daily life for as long as I can remember. I’ve flirted with it for years, meditating and then stopping and this summer I finally started making it a daily ritual, waking up at 5am to meditate every day. And then we moved from Oregon to California […]

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Taking Care of YOU!

The way you take care of yourself is what many of us health counselors refer to as primary care. It’s about taking care of you, helping you relax, nourishing the the things that make you smile. Basically doing the things that many women stop doing once they become mothers. I’m totally guilty of this. The […]

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Fresh Breakfast With Scrambled Eggs And Arugula

Greens and Eggs

Eggs are one of my very favorite breakfasts. I personally think that a warm breakfast is the very best way to start the day- it helps wake your body up and gets digestion going. The great thing about eggs is that they’re so darn versatile and they taste wonderful on top of greens. I prefer […]

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Bbq Ribs

Finger Lickin BBQ Sauce

We’ve been making the most of barbeque season this summer and before it comes to an end I want to share this great barbeque sauce recipe I created. I had never made it before and I searched the Internet for a recipe but low and behold I had very few of the ingredients that they […]

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Dinosaur Chicken!

Who doesn’t love chicken nuggets? I’m pretty sure all kids do – and most grown ups. We’ve tried the organic frozen Applegate nuggets from the store but they don’t really taste good and are still very highly processed, I haven’t found a good organic gluten free option and I’d much rather stay away from processed […]

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