Month: January 2017

What Your Child’s Anger Really Means

What Your Child’s Anger Really Means

  Anger in a child can be baffling for a parent.  Where did it come from?  And why?  It can trigger your own anger as you see your child begin to spin out of control; lashing out at those closest without provocation or regret.  As […]

The Physical Manifestation of Stress in Children and Adults

The Physical Manifestation of Stress in Children and Adults

  We ALL feel stress.  Some of us don’t like to admit it; as if acknowledging stress means you lose some kind of human superpower.  For others, we like to own it.  We like to wrap ourselves in it like a warm blanket and, unfortunately, […]

Chia Seeds and Your Mental Health

Chia Seeds and Your Mental Health

  Oh! The tiny but potent chia seed! Multiple treasures are packed inside this little seed in the form of zinc, potassium, phosphorus, copper, calcium, protein, fiber, omega-6 fats and omega-3 fats.

ADHD: What It Means And How To Help

ADHD: What It Means And How To Help

  ADHD is an interesting diagnosis.  Interesting in the sense that so many of the symptoms reflect your average child.  We have to be careful before we wade into the waters of diagnosis. Please use caution before jumping to any conclusions about the mental health […]

Why Eating Walnuts May Protect Your Brain

Why Eating Walnuts May Protect Your Brain

  Feed your child walnuts.  Then feed yourself walnuts and, finally, feed your partner walnuts.  You can’t go wrong with the wonders of the walnut.  Walnuts are jam packed with gifts for your brain in the form of manganese, copper, magnesium, phosphorus, vitamin B6, folate, thiamine, […]

How To Read Organic Food Labels

How To Read Organic Food Labels

  Organic.  With Organic Ingredients. Natural. Grass-fed. Grass-finished. Non-GMO.  The labels can be confusing and overwhelming.  I have spent 10 minutes or more staring at multiple egg options in the grocery aisle only to walk away with a dozen different questions running through my mind rather […]

Quiet Nerves With Green Tea

Quiet Nerves With Green Tea

Green tea is a favorite of mine.  I drink it all morning and into the afternoon.  I drink it hot and cold.  No sugar, no lemon… I take it straight up.  I come from a long line of Terry women who drink their tea by […]

Ease Into Healthier Eating

Ease Into Healthier Eating

  Lifelong changes are gradual.  If you want to be successful in feeding your family less processed foods, more from scratch meals, less sugar, and more fruits and vegetables; you need to ease into the transition.  Now for some people it may be all or […]

16 Things You Don’t Know About Me

16 Things You Don’t Know About Me

I have 3 small children.  I found 2 is my limit but I’ll keep the third. I’m a little funny.  Unless, of course, you have a sense of humor.  In that case, I’m not funny at all. I speak a few words and phrases in […]

What To Expect In Your Child’s Therapy Session

What To Expect In Your Child’s Therapy Session

The idea of sending your child, whole family or yourself to therapy can be an intimidating thought but it doesn’t have to be.  For many, scary stereotypes of therapy sessions gone horribly wrong swirl around their brain.  Troubling ideas of what therapy means keep them from crossing their emotional […]