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Sun Protection – what did we use before the stuff in the bottles?

When one devotes a little bit of time to thinking about it, what did people do before all of the Coppertones and Bullfrogs of the world were developed (sunscreens and sunblocks, that is)? This query led me to research the topic a bit further and to my great delight, I learned that there are in … Continue reading

The SoBe Chalk Project

My gal pal Deneen has recently been featured on the Huffington Post for her work spreading messages of love and harmony! The SoBe Sidewalk Chalk Project

Stop, Assess, Breath, Let Go

I have three children ages 5 years and under. I teach them this concept of stopping themselves from “Going To Crazy Town” by stopping their reactionary impulses, assessing the situation, BREATHING, and letting go of any negative emotions. I fully realize and understand that it is oftentimes challenging for small children to live by this … Continue reading

Just tried the best hunger eliminating snack!

So my gal pal May turned me on to a new way to stave off hunger. It’s the simplest thing in the world. All you do is cut up an apple and squeeze limes over the sections. And let me tell you: It is DELICIOUS! Also, something about the lime/apple combination totally kills the hunger … Continue reading

Eating Better for the Whole Family

Well, I just stumbled upon such an inspiring story/website/resource/recipe haven! It’s at http://www.simplegreensmoothies.com and the ladies behind the website have totally spurred me to get/sneak into my children’s little growing bodies their very necessary greens for strength and growth. The best part is the lack of effort that is involved in smoothie making. Loving!

EFT – Emotional Freedom Technique

So have any of you out there heard of this tapping thing? If you haven’t, wiki it as soon as you can! Let me just say that although it has been considered a pseudoscience since its inception in the late 1990s, I myself have tried (on myself and on my kids) and it has worked … Continue reading

What Every Parent Should Know About Healthcare

Moms, Dads, Grandparents, Caregivers: lend me your ears! I have recently benefitted greatly from something called Nutrition Response Testing and I can’t wait to tell everyone I know about it! Nutrition Response testing is a form of muscle testing in which your body will actually tell the healthcare provider what it is that ails you. … Continue reading