3 Important Things I Want My Daughter to Know About Her Body

Raising a daughter in this body-centric society is tough. These are the 3 Most Important Things I Want My Daughter to Know About Her Body. Being intentional in parenting girls (and boys!) is so important. I need to keep these 3 things in my mind and make sure I am living them as an example to my daughter.

All parents have their own unique parenting roles. One parent is good at something and fills the gaps where the other parent is lacking.  Tim is the official Rough Houser in our family.  He can play hard with the kids and has the strength the throw them around like I simply can’t. One evening he…

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Natural Products I’m Loving Now: Spring Edition

Natural Products for a Toxin-Free Life

Each season I highlight the natural products I am using and loving in my home.  From products I use in the kitchen, for cleaning, to personal care, these are the things that help me keep my life as toxin-free as possible! Creating the most natural, toxin-free life possible is a journey.  It’s not something that…

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Healthy No Bake Carrot Cake Bars

These healthy Carrot Cake Bars are incredible! You can't go wrong with this easy and healthy dessert recipe.

Luke, Meghan, and I were in the car yesterday and Luke said, “Mommy, I love you, Meghan, and Daddy, but I love YOU the best!”  My logical and sensitive 6-year-old chimed in, “You shouldn’t say that, Luke!” Just like you probably shouldn’t admit if you have a favorite in your family, I probably shouldn’t play…

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Loaded Spinach Salad with Creamy Avocado Basil Dressing

Spinach Salad with Quinoa, Crispy Chickpeas, Tomato, and Avocado Basil Dressing. A hearty, filling salad that can be a meal in itself! Easy healthy vegan recipe.

  Who is ready to get their salad on?  This salad has everything a salad could ever want.  It’s hearty and filling thanks to the addition of quinoa and crispy chickpeas.  It’s got greens. A fresh tomato thrown in the mix, along with an Avocado Basil Dressing that is salad dressing perfection.  This salad wants…

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3 Things You Should Know About Fluoride

Is fluoride really safe for our kids? Do your research before you decide if it's safe for your family to ingest!

Fluoride is touted as a necessity to prevent tooth decay.  It’s added to our drinking water and our dentists give our children fluoride treatments.  Well-meaning parents accept this practice as truth and don’t question what seems to be the medical norm.  It’s hard to question something when it’s coming from a  medical professional. Despite fluoride…

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2-ingredient Pineapple Cream Popsicles

2-ingredient Pineapple Cream Popsicles

Popsicle season is back!  The past week has felt like we skipped spring and went straight to summer, but I’m not complaining.  Bring on the heat! Homemade popsicles are my favorite warm weather treat.  My kids think they’re getting the best treat in the world and don’t even realize that most of the time, they’re…

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