Self Care

Wisdom From Our Little Ones: Celebrating a Year of Mothering

This week our family celebrates Emery’s first birthday – a milestone in his life and on my mothering journey. As I reflect on the ups and downs and the twists and turns of the past year, I’m reminded of all of the wisdom gained from the beginning of this journey. […]

Meal Time Meditation

Reduce Stress. Improve Digestion. Calm the Mind.
Incorporate meditation into your day-to-day routine, by including it as part of your meal time routine. Too often, we rush through our meals, just as we rush through other aspects of our lives. And, rushing a meal, perpetuates the stress response and reduces the […]

Wisdom From Our Little Ones: Shining Light Through the Storm of Overwhelm

It’s been eight weeks since the arrival of our precious bundle and he’s taught his mama a few things already.  I am constantly amazed by the wisdom wrapped up in the experience of parenting.  Wisdom, you ask?  Yes, indeed.  And, I’ve discovered it tends to arrive disguised in those feelings […]

The Healing Breath

Mother Nature provided you with the gift of healthy breathing when you came into this world.  At that time and through many other times in your life, you used a thin muscle between your chest and abdomen, the diaphragm, to breathe.
This healthy breathing pattern has been interupted whenever you’ve experienced chronic stress.  Stress – physical, mental-emotional and/or […]

How Toxic Are You?: The Basics of Natural Detoxification

Spring is on it’s way and with this season of new growth and renewal, we tend to focus a lot of our energy on spring cleaning.  In winter, our modern world dictates a season of over consumption.  We eat and drink our way through over commercialized holidays: Christmas, Valentine’s, St. […]