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Let's be honest, being a parent is not always easy. Undoubtedly, there are few things as rewarding as a healthy, loving parent-child relationship. However some days, it feels as if parenting is the most difficult job in the world (and it probably is!). During my work as a play therapist, a large part of my job included offering support and education to parents. As part of the support I always … [Read more...] about 2 Parenting Books Every Parent Must Have
It’s Day 14 of my (mostly) paleo diet lifestyle. I’m not going to lie and say that I am strictly paleo (and not insult those true paleo people--my hat is off to you!) but most of my diet has been paleo inspired. And as much as it’s difficult at times, I am glad to have a guide to follow AND wonderful recipes that keep me on track. As I mentioned in a previous blog post, recent health issues had … [Read more...] about How I’m planning to fix my thyroid with a paleo diet
And what we believe... You know how sometimes you have those moments where you feel deeply inadequate or have this belief you are unlovable, undeserving or worthless or some other similar feeling that comes from a place deep down inside of you? A place that no one else really knows about. Maybe a dark place, where you feel completely alone because you’re pretty sure you are the only one that … [Read more...] about How we really see ourselves
I want to share this AMAZING gluten free and yes, even paleo-approved banana bread recipe that I made today. It was highly recommended and I can agree that it was totally yummy! The story of why I'm (once again) eating a gluten free and paleo (mostly) diet is below. After you know my banana bread story, I recommend that you MAKE THIS amazing bread today! And let me know what you think. It's … [Read more...] about Amazing gluten free banana bread (paleo approved)
If there were 5 things about their children that I could tell parents today from my experience as a parent and my knowledge from working as a play therapist, they would include: One. The years really do go by faster than you think they will. While your children are young and you’re knee deep in diapers or toys or homework, it might feel like their 18th birthday can’t come soon enough. Just like … [Read more...] about 5 things I would tell parents now
I feel I have to give my blogging story a beginning. Perhaps I've read too many books by Donald Miller, who tells us that life is story. Or perhaps we're just wired to want to know how things got their beginning. Either way, here is where I start. I once blogged, several years ago now. Interestingly, I wrote about the same topic, health and wellness. I'm not surprised. You see, I'm quite … [Read more...] about Why I started blogging, again