Turning 40 came and went like any other day in the life of a work-at-home, homeschooling mama. I got up, did my thing, and went for dinner. Age has always just been a number to me. I’ve always felt older than I am, but in a good way. Those I worked with and hang out […]
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Having a basic understanding of how the female body works and what function our sex hormones have is important in all stages of life. Many women put off learning about and dealing with hormone issues because it is scary, unknown, and sometimes uncomfortable. I’ve even seen women ignore obvious issues because they were afraid that […]
Several months ago our son went on a gluten, dairy, cashew, sugar, peanut, and egg-free diet. Yeah. My friend described it as the cardboard and bacon diet. We did it and it was successful. We were able to identify that peanuts, cashews, and eggs were a non-issue. We rejoice in that as we continue to […]
Formula feeding never crossed my mind during my pregnancy. I had learned so much about the benefits of breastmilk and I felt it was the right choice for our son. I planned accordingly with nursing pillows, bras, and a pump for when I would return to work. Everything was going to be perfect. Having begun […]
Hormones have been the punchline for many a joke about women. But the truth is the female body is a complex creation. Our bodies go through so many stages as we age and mature and for most women we go along for the ride and hope for the best. We lose our sex drive, our […]
You’re a busy mom on a tight schedule. It seems someone always needs your time, attention, and personal space. So how do you get some time of refreshment during this season of life when solo weekend retreats just aren’t in the cards? Find time in the fringe hours.
Spring is a time of renewal, growth and new life. Nature awakens from a long winter slumber and for most people, there’s an air of expectation and excitement. Consistently warmer weather means more outdoor activities and much-needed sunshine. Nature’s renewal reminds me of the areas of our lives we often neglect but should be renewing […]
Need a warm-me-up drink that’s better than coffee and helps your body too? This hormone helping hot cocoa is perfect for cool weather.
Eating is a part of life. Regardless of your food philosophy, your body gets its nutrients from food. Sometimes we can go overboard with our eating habits and it can result in gaining weight. But overeatingduring the holidays or on summer vacation isn’t a serious issue. Emotional eating, on the other hand, is a sign […]
Hormone health isn’t something I’ve put a bunch of thought into until recently. I’m closing in on 38 and I’ve noticed some changes in my body that had me wondering what might be out of whack. I know menopause is in my future and I don’t want to wait until I’m moody(er), grumpy(er) and getting hot […]