I Wanna Be Fit, Mom!

 Yeah. Me too. Today is my 5th day of my new life - Diet and Workout. Do you wanna be fit? I know - you want. Who doesn't? But what is the definition of being fit? It's your own definition of being fit....more

The Far-Reaching Damage of Sleep-Debt

Being in debt is one thing. A loan you have to pay off, a favor done for you by a friend -- the path from Point A to Point B is usually pretty clear. However, being in sleep-debt doesn’t have such a clear solution, especially when there are babies or small children in the house. Terrible sleep begets terrible sleep, but the opposite is true too: Great sleep begets more great sleep. So that means, once you are sleep rich you will only get richer! ...more

Barlean's Swirls + Giveaway!

I was recently introduced to a wonderful, natural product line Barlean’s aaaaaand I may be addicted....more

5 Group-Based Activities to Stay Fit and Healthy

Do you find it difficult to motivate yourself to exercise and stay fit? If so, you are not alone, because millions of people feel the same way. However, if you participate in physical activities as part of a group, you are more likely to succeed and keep participating in these activities. Below are five of the most effective ways to do this. ...more
Exercise doesn't have to feel like work, it can be fun too! I hope you enjoy this article of ...more

Power Of Practicing Patience: How Being Patient Leads To Success

Patience is one of those qualities that has a lot of power to change your life and bring you much success. Patience is not something we have; it is something we consciously do. It’s a discipline that you need to practice and build....more

I Don't Need to Be Reminded

Friday night.  Just chillin’.  I just made a fresh batch of guacamole, I’m flipping through blogs and a song in Japanese wafts through my headphones from my Spotify feed.  I don’t understand a thing the singer is telling me, but her plaintive voice is lovely and the horns, bells, flute and strings backing her up send me into a state of relaxation that seems perfect for the end of a busy week....more

You're not dying on my couch...

To  give this situation some context this excerpt comes from my book One Ovary Down. One to Go. At this point in the book the pain on my right side has become unbearable and has caused me to vomit for several hours. I've already been to the doctor a couple of times before this. Not having any insurance I would go to the doc in the box for check up. Each time they would mistake the pain for my appendix or me passing a kidney stone....more

Should You Vaccinate Your Baby?

You want to protect your child. To keep him safe. And healthy. So what do you do about vaccines? You’re told to vaccinate to keep him safe. You’re told NOT to vaccinate to keep him safe. Which is it?If you don’t vaccinate and he gets measles you’ll feel guilty. You’ll blame yourself. People may judge you. Even if he doesn’t get measles they may say you made an irresponsible choice. They may suggest your actions are endangering their child....more

An Interesting Fact About The Palm Tree That Will Change Your Life

How do you get through tough times, breakups, struggles and disappointment? Sometimes the pain is so great that it’s difficult to understand how you’ll make it through another day. ...more

The Best Vitamins For Chronic Pain

The Best Vitamins For Chronic Pain...more