A couple posts back I mentioned that I though I was really getting the hang of parenting? Yes, I believe it was in this post, Thankful! Well....I believe I jinxed myself. This week, I thought I lost Annabelle and I spent a couple of hours in the ER with Madelyn. I found myself talking to myself, … Continue reading Annabelle and Maddy’s trip to the ER!
Do you ever have days when everything you do just seems to make sense. Like you really feel confident in all of your decisions and you think to yourself, ok I'm doing alright! Well I have had a week like that. Not just a day, but a whole week! I find that oddly exhilarating! Life … Continue reading Thankful!
I have two sets of twins, that is four kids. Two seven year old boys and two three year old girls. It is like a constant sleepover. There are moments of calm and organization during the day. But, I have to say 80% of the day is a sprint in the middle of chaos. You … Continue reading Mom Struggles: Truths
I looked at both pregnancies as 9 months of training for the most athletic event of my life. Exercise and proper daily movement inputs are massively important to functioning well during pregnancy and after. This is not the time to start training for a marathon. It is the time when you need to move consistently, … Continue reading Staying connected to your pelvic floor
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!
I build Cameron and William's school snacks and lunches around a protein and then fill in the sides with fruit, starch and vegetables. There are important considerations... Everything must be kept around the same temperature. You cannot pack a hot thermos of lentils with a cold fruit salad in the same lunchbox. There must be … Continue reading First Grade Real Food Lunchbox
Every once in a while I incorporate beans into our family meal plan/menu. Properly prepared beans have a lot of great health benefits, including fiber. FOLATE AND POTASSIUM IN SPROUTED LENTILS According to Livestrong.com, sprouted lentils contain the following health benefits: A 1 cup serving of sprouted lentils contains 77 g of folate, a B … Continue reading Sprouted Lentils with bone broth and veggies: lunchbox
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!
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!!
Today is my birthday! Can you believe I am 25 again? It's amazing how this real food living actually stops time. Seriously, I am stronger and more agile today than I was at the actual age of 25. I have way better blood sugar control, connective tissues resilience and focus. I could ride my bike … Continue reading Kombucha!