KIDS: Healthy Holiday Gift Guide 2015

How do you holiday shop for your kids? Do you urge them to create a list and then shop-til-you-drop searching for those top items? Or, do you look for the hottest sales and find toys that you know your child will love? I’ve found a middle of the road approach. I, too, love providing my son with what

KIDS: Healthy Holiday Gift Guide 2014

There’s a fine line between buying holiday toys that will make my child leap through the roof and ordering every single gimmicky item on his list. The past few years, we cleared the shelves of most Thomas the Train models. And now we own at least 45 Thomas trains with different facial expressions and sizes because we loved

Holiday Health Habits & Stress Busters

Holidays can be stressful. Organizing multiple family functions. Stress! Creating memorable experiences. Stress! Finding meaningful gifts at decent prices. Stress! It can all be overwhelming but it doesn’t have to be. When it comes to being healthy, I’ve spent the last six years laser focused on how to live a healthy lifestyle focused on being well.

Festive Healthy-ish Holiday Drinks

We all have vices. Mine used to be sugar…and cheese…and diet soda…and creamy alcoholic drinks and the list continued on and on. However, when I first started researching healing and disease prevention modalities, I quit eating ALL this crud and haven’t looked back. I also prioritized fitness or simply being active and played with mindfulness

Eco-friendly Tips for a Green Holiday Season

The bright lights, celebratory feasts and gifts galore enhance the holiday season. However, all the wrapped presents and Christmas lights shining all night long, form a ton of excess garbage and energy. The Center for Disease Control reports that Americans throw away about 25% more trash between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Eve. If every American family wrapped