What Effect Does Diet Have on Kids with ADHD and Autism?

June 18, 2015

What effect DOES diet have on kids with ADHD and Autism? It’s a question being asked more and more frequently by parents, health professionals, and educators. Does what our children eat have any effect on their behavior? As a parent of a child with ADHD and Asperger’s Syndrome, I’ve asked this question myself. Can my son’s behavior […]

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No More Excuses!

January 19, 2015

Does this sound familiar? You head to bed, maybe on a Sunday night, and you’re thinking, “Tomorrow’s the day! Tomorrow I WILL be 100% committed to my goals! I’m going to get up, workout, and eat right!“ Morning comes…”Wow, I’m tired; maybe I’ll just sleep in a little more.” Breakfast…”Hubby picked up donuts?! Yay! I’ll […]

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Finding the Balance

November 9, 2014

Balance! It’s a quest many of us crazy busy moms are on for what seems like eternity.  We’ve got our kids’ school projects, carpool schedule, sports practices, meal planning, grocery shopping, endless laundry, and more while trying to keep up with all our other responsibilities as well.  What’s a mom to do!? I don’t know […]

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Summer Recap and Thoughts on Commitment

August 21, 2014

What a summer!  So, I haven’t blogged in quite a few weeks; I’ve taken this time to try to recoup from the crazy months we’ve had and reflect on not only where I’ve been, but where I’m heading.  I’ve mentioned on my Facebook page that I would be recapping the summer a bit (including the […]

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What’s In Your Pantry? Kitchen Essentials Part 1

July 14, 2014

So many times, new members of our monthly Challenge groups ask as soon as they join, “What IS clean eating? Where do I even start?”.  It can be confusing at the beginning when making a major lifestyle change, but by making small changes little by little, converting to a clean eating lifestyle doesn’t have to […]

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The Battle Inside: Overcoming Depression

April 21, 2014

Disclaimer I am not a doctor nor do I have any professional experience in dealing with overcoming depression.  I am sharing in this article my own personal story and what specifically has helped me.  In no way is this to be used in place of medical advice.  If you are suffering from symptoms of depression, […]

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Success! How Bad Do You Want It?

April 14, 2014

Having been in the health and wellness industry for quite a few years now, I’ve heard it all!  I mean, I’ve heard about every excuse there is out there.  One conclusion I came to early on is that I can’t force a client to WANT to get healthy.  I can’t force a client to commit, […]

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5 Sweet Treats for a Healthy Valentines Day

February 14, 2014

5 Sweet Treats for a Healthy Valentines Day Indulging on Valentines Day doesn’t mean you have to blow your clean eating plan!  Here’s some decadent treats that look elaborate, taste amazing, and yet are both simple to make and easy on your health.  No need to give up your sweet tooth this Valentines Day! 1. […]

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Coconut Oil: The Miracle Moisturizer

January 30, 2014

  Coconut Oil:  The Miracle Moisturizer by Susan Kihleng  I’m not used to the cold!  I’m pretty sure my body was not designed to live in cold weather – I was made to live on a tropical island! Good thing I do!  But for a year, our family is transplanted to the good ‘ole USA […]

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Growing Healthy Kids: School Lunch Ideas

January 16, 2014

I get a lot of requests for ideas on how to get kids to eat healthy.  Considering I have 5 kids of my own, I can assure you that while it can be a challenge at times to keep our kids healthy, it’s far from impossible!  I’m going to share with you some of the […]

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