saying grace

{This post contains affiliate links} It’s lunchtime at the orphanage, and about 50 girls clamor to the windowless, concrete structure and take their seat. There is nothing more sobering than to watch a child in a developing country saying grace. I fixed my eyes on a frail, quiet girl who whispers a humble prayer of…

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probiotic

There’s so much information available about supplements that it’s overwhelming. It’s tempting to avoid making a decision and skip the supplement/vitamin aisle altogether. So let me help you weave through the quagmire of information. One simple way to nourish and nurture your health is through daily probiotics. Probiotics offer a bounty of benefits—from digestive health…

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6 things I learned this summer

6 Things I Learned This Summer I have a small notebook with the inscription, “Today Is Beautiful.” Those three words remind me that anytime I find a quote that inspires me or a phrase that sparks contemplation, adds beauty to the day. I carry that notebook with me—EVERYWHERE. If I am in the market for…

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boost your health with the whole30

{This post contains affiliate links} Holidays spark awareness and inspire action. Looking ahead, I found that September marks a few national holidays that promote health and wellness: Family Health & Fitness Day Better Breakfast Day Self-Improvement Month National Cholesterol Education Month National Cooking Day As a nation, we know the importance of healthy living, but…

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6 Natural Lifestyle Tips to Manage Menopause

{This post contains affiliate links} During pre-adolescence, I waited for my cycle to begin with a gnawing fear of the unknown. With trepidation, I listened to girls in my sixth-grade social studies class describe in detail their physical right of passage. At 13, I finally made it through the gateway to womanhood. Now 41 years…

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natural remedies PMS

(This post contains affiliate links) PMS, in some form, is inevitable. Mood swings, fatigue, bloating, cravings, headache/backache, and cramping can cause any female to mean-girl scream at Mr.Rogers and raid the Sunday school snack cabinet for chocolate— all in the same day. The good news, you can subdue PMS using natural remedies. Combat PMS with…

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