Self-Care: Giving Yourself Permission

28
Oct
2020

One of the biggest pain points that comes into the conversation when I coach moms is the lack of time for self-care. I have written in the past about the benefits of being a selfish mom, and it's a tongue-in-cheek post, but the message is clear. Most moms are so busy taking care of everyone else that they don't care for themselves and then become worn down, bitter, and oftentimes very ill from being exhausted. There is nothing that says you … {Read More...}

Simple Real Food Weeknight Dinner Recipes

22
Oct
2020

This week I have a simple and easy menu plan full of real food weeknight dinner recipes. I have some tips and tricks to let you work less and enjoy some really tasty food that is both nutritious and yummy. For Monday, I want you to grab TWO pasture-raised chickens. You will cook TWO today in your Instant Pot, one for the meal this evening, and one for Tuesday's meal. Monday Instant Pot Rotisseries Chicken from Kristine's … {Read More...}

6 Immune-Boosting Habits

15
Oct
2020

The entry of fall brings more time indoors and more opportunities for our bodies to struggle with feeling our best. Living well is learning action rather than reaction. It’s about the immune-boosting habits, the small daily choices, that we make over and over and over again and how those choices add up to make a vast difference in our lives. Making purposeful decisions over time can greatly impact our health more than slapping a band aid on … {Read More...}

Helping Kids Disagree Respectfully

7
Oct
2020

Disagreements are a part of life...especially in a time of turmoil, such as this year has been. Helping kids disagree respectfully is a key element of learning how to successfully handle conflict as an adult. Everyone has a right to an opinion. As parents, it's extremely important that we give space for our children to learn how to be respectful of all opinions, regardless if they agree or disagree. By teaching our children to value the opinions … {Read More...}

Mood Boosters—6 Ways to Ditch the Funk

2
Oct
2020

Sometimes we have days that just seem to be downers, right? We need something to help us lift our mood and escalate our spirit. As I was going through my list of mood boosters, I thought I would share them with you because we can all use some encouragement right now. Pray I admit, there are times I reach for other things before I do the most important thing, which is to pray.  When I feel my mood sinking, I know in my heart that lifting my … {Read More...}