Did you know that smoking is a leading cause of heart disease? Statistics show that smokers are two to four times more likely to develop heart disease than non-smokers. The chemicals in tobacco can damage blood vessels and reduce...
On January 20th, I woke up super excited to get to my ultrasound appointment. I had always loved seeing my baby wiggling around and dancing in my belly. I figured it would be an appointment just like all the...
It can be really challenging to find the right products for a child who suffers from eczema and sensitive skin. Every child responds differently to treatment options, so it can feel overwhelming to find something that works for your...
The Battle Begins It all started in high school when she started worrying about her weight. She was involved in many activities including basketball and track, as well as other extracurricular activities. She also tried to be active during the...
"Upon waking let your first thought be . . . thank you." Abraham-Hicks It's upon us, the beginning of a new year. You've spent all your Christmas money purchasing the next size up in jeans from all that fruit cake....
For many of us, shorter daylight hours and cooler temps can lead to a case of the winter blues or even seasonal affective disorder (SAD). But we don't just have to accept feeling down every winter. There are some...
*For many people, having a healthy relationship with alcohol can be a challenge, so if this triggers you, please be cautious. Moreover, if you need help, please seek it out. Healthy Relationship with Alcohol In 2020, the birth of Zoom Happy...
Listen, we live in the desert. It’s always super dry here. But now that we’re in the depths of winter, the colder temperatures, wind, and forced-air heating indoors make our skin feel about as dry as our desert dust....
I am a pretty natural, holistic person. I use essential oils for just about everything, and just about everything in my house rates 0-1 on ewg.org. Once I researched the effects of candles and fragrances, I threw them all...
If you know me, you would not be surprised to hear one of my favorite foods is steak. There’s nothing like a medium-done filet with sizzling garlic butter . . . mmmm. But as I’m sure you’ve heard, going plant-based...
I know all too well that there are SO MANY programs for kids out there. It can feel overwhelming at times to figure out what program is a good fit for both your schedule and your child. I get...
*Please note: I am not a therapist and the information below may be triggering as it relates to mental health. Though this blog does not give explicit details but resources, it does give general examples. If you or your...
When she called to tell me she had stage 4 breast cancer, I fell silent. Stage 4? What does this mean? All I could do was ask, "When do you want me to come?" She started crying. We both...
TRIGGER WARNING: This post contains descriptions of domestic violence. October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. I hold it close to my heart. It is a month to recognize survivors, advocate for victims, and seek help if needed. There are people...

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Welcome moms! Spring is just around the corner, and with it comes the promise of warmer days and fresh beginnings. March is the time...