Keep on trying is our message to you! Honestly, there are days when I don't think I can do one more dish or stand in the kitchen for one more second. There are many moments of true chaos. Moments where I don't even want to think about cooking or washing dishes. But those moments … Continue reading Real Food Kids!! Keep on Trying!
Look at this little peanut. Think the 10 billion cells swimming around in her little body. All of the millions of reactions taking place every second to keep her little brain and body running. Her body is making new nerve tissue, bone, connective tissue, blood, and brain matter every day. What type of food do … Continue reading GLYPHOSATE: Why do we need to pay attention to what we eat?
Don't let perfect get in the way of better! This is a quote that I have seen used by many. I really like it because it can apply to so many situations. I think it is most fitting when it comes to motherhood. Especially when you are trying to make a lifestyle adjustment for yourself … Continue reading Making it work for you!
About two weeks ago Annabelle learned how to unbuckle herself from her booster seat. Now, when you have twins (or I suppose more than one child) everything has to be the same. When Maddy realized Annabelle was free from the confines of her booster seat, she too wanted the same freedom. It is so hilarious, … Continue reading No more booster seats: Twin mealtime freedom
As a mom of two sets of twins...I know there is nothing more stressful than having something wrong with one of my babies. I have been so blessed with four healthy kids and I am truly grateful!! I blogged about my pregnancy with the girls and the new experiences I had with my second twin … Continue reading Being a mom…real food, lots of movement and my journey!
There are days that every meal goes amazingly well. Where the girls are thrilled with everything on their plates and the boys eat without hesitation. And...there are days when it takes a little more encouragement or mom trickery to get them to eat. Those are definitely the days when it would be easier to appease … Continue reading Mealtime resistance…don’t give up!
Last night was one of those perfect storm nights. You know the ones where everything comes together to make for a perfectly stress filled evening! So, let me set the scene for you... I walk the boys home from school every afternoon (which is fabulous...no carpool line!!) and we arrive home at 4:00. The girls … Continue reading Natural Calm and Booch
A great friend offered the suggestion that I should share some of the day to day craziness that makes me want to pull my hair out. I have not done this because I know that I am not alone as a mom with these challenges. But, now that I think of it, isn't that too … Continue reading I am NOT a Unicorn!
I am awesome! Everyday tell yourself that! Repeat those words and look at yourself as you truly are. Don't stand in the way of your own success. Find a place to start and grab hold of it. Once you have "it" stick with it and grow it. What do you want for yourself? What do … Continue reading I am Awesome!!
I have been a trainer for eighteen years. I have been a mother for six and a half years. Over my eighteen years as a trainer my perspectives on health and exercise have changed a lot. I have trained many clients from different backgrounds with goals that range from weight loss to relearning to walk … Continue reading Just some thoughts!