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Your Body Is Not Your Enemy

There, I said it. Your body is not out to get you. It’s not broken. It’s not too much or not enough. Your body did not fail you. It’s not your enemy. It’s time to stop being at war with your body. It’s time to start trusting your body as the teller of truth… If you listen, your body will tell you everything. It’s constantly communicating. Often, these communications start as a faint whisper, and they slowly build into deep cries for help. Instead of listening, leaning in and doing the work to…


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My Top 7 Natural Remedies for a Sore Throat

I woke up in the middle of the night and could hardly swallow. Yep, I had a sore throat. I’m certain you’ve experienced that painful sensation before. A sore throat can be caused by any number of viruses. And anytime an imbalance shows up in my body, I recognize this is a time for perhaps a little more rest and lots more immunity loving (hint: ramp up that vitamin C). Remember, this is a sign that the immune system has been activated. In other words, the infection has already taken place…


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9 Incredibly Simple Ways to Keep Your Child Grounded & Healthy Through the Holidays

I see so many blog posts that speak to helping moms stay chill and balanced through the holidays, but what about our kids? The struggle is real. Everywhere I look, I’m dodging the endless sugar black hole that is simply part of this time of year. Yep, ‘tis the season where our kiddos become over stimulated with holiday cheer, their little nervous systems are on the fritz, and sugar overload is just a cookie away. Here are My 9 Incredibly Simple Ways to Help Keep Your Child Grounded &…


5 Tips to Reset Your Body

Goodness, it feels like I've been on a perpetual vacation this year. I've traveled more in 2017 than I ever have in my life. And then December has been one trip, one holiday social event after the other. SO, yes, I've had lots of fun, shared many laughs, stayed up way too late and experienced all sorts of exceptional tastes. And while I've attempted to hold tight to many of my nourishing habits, let's face it, it's darn near impossible to stay totally true to this lifestyle when you’re on the…


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9 Kitchen Tools That Make a Nourishing Lifestyle All the Easier

Cooking [from scratch] is “the single most important thing we could do as a family to improve our health and general well-being.” – Michael Pollen I often get asked by clients and friends something along the lines of… “How the heck do you stay true to real food with all the rest of your ever changing, everyday commitments?" The truth is, years ago I embraced a mindset shift. I am fully committed to living a lifestyle rooted in nourishment. To me, there’s just no other way. This is without a…


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My Top 7 Ways to Treat a Bee Sting Naturally

What would you do today if you were Oprah? I read this question in some self-book years back and it’s always stuck with me… A thought provoking way to help you gauge how you to choose to spend your time. (After all, we really do get to choose what we do. Even if we don’t wanna admit it.) I thought about that this weekend as I spent almost all my time pulling weeds from my flower beds, picking wild blackberries and cleaning (and then cleaning some more) - all with my three-year-old at my……