Holistic Health & Wellness

Taking Stock: Your Past Year in Review and Planning for Your New Year Ahead

A new year. A time to take stock.  Consider the content and meaning of your past year.  What did you learn? What did you do? How did you live it? Each year, at just this time, I sit with pen and journal, cup of tea and as much time as I can eke out, and… Continue reading Taking Stock: Your Past Year in Review and Planning for Your New Year Ahead

Holistic Health & Wellness, Home Education

Homeschool Hygge: 20 Easy-to-Adopt Self-Care Practices

Homeschool hygge: Nothing like an autumn day to entice me to the sofa with a few cozy blankets. Burnt orange candles lit, fireplace blazing toasty and a Pelecis piece playing on Spotify. The first day of frost woke with us last week. The puppy's water froze. The chickens hesitated leaving the coop. I hesitated walking… Continue reading Homeschool Hygge: 20 Easy-to-Adopt Self-Care Practices

Holistic Health & Wellness

50+ Nutritious Foods to Help You Eat Healthy Through Winter

I've been on a steady healthy eating kick for quite some time. Recently, I began paying more attention to eating foods for their specific benefits. This also includes understanding what foods are "in season." At first glance, most grocery stores would have you believe that all produce is in season all the time - but… Continue reading 50+ Nutritious Foods to Help You Eat Healthy Through Winter

Holistic Health & Wellness, Spiritual

The Power of Positive Thoughts: Manifesting a Powerful New Year

Yep, it's that time of year again. The resolution declarations start. The goals are made. And typically a word or phrase is announced. I'm not gonna act like I didn't have a word or phrase for this year (and next) because I did (and do). My word for 2019 was cultivate and that is an… Continue reading The Power of Positive Thoughts: Manifesting a Powerful New Year

Family: Marriage & Parenting, Holistic Health & Wellness

5 Ways to Spend Time with Your Daughter and Teach Her Self-Care

My oldest and only daughter (so far) is only five years old, but a recent question from her sparked something so much deeper in me than she'll ever realize. A few weeks ago she started asking about getting her nails painted. At first I kind of brushed it off, but once she kept asking I… Continue reading 5 Ways to Spend Time with Your Daughter and Teach Her Self-Care