Self-care is Always the Answer

Let’s face it, if we don’t make the time, prioritizing ourself will likely fall to the bottom of the list. Putting ourselves first is not a selfish practice, but a self-care practice. Self-care is defined as pretty much anything you do voluntarily that helps you maintain […]

How to Get a Good Night’s Sleep

  We know that for our kids, getting a good night’s sleep is important. Typically, if children don’t get a good night’s sleep, the following day can be challenging. It throws off nap times, can create cranky kids, and ultimately wears us down! […]

Why weight loss shouldn’t be your goal

The word “diet” conjures up many thoughts. The main ones being how much weight do I “need” to lose, “could” lose, or “should” lose. And in spite of the $60 billion spent annually on diet and weight loss books, pre-packaged diet food […]

Healthy Chocolate Dessert Options

If you love chocolate and want a healthy and nutritional substitute to satisfy that craving, you’re in the right place! Years ago, my chocolate cravings were filled by eating Snickers or Hershey’s Kisses. Both contain inordinate amounts of processed sugars, as […]

How to Eat Healthier During the Holidays

The holidays are a great time for relaxing with family and friends, taking time to participate in festive activities such as holiday parties and celebrations that typically include lots of food and drink. It’s the most wonderful time of the year, right?! […]

Five Common Weight Loss Mistakes

We’ve all wanted to lose weight at some point or another. Whether it’s 5 lbs., 25 lbs. or maybe 50 lbs. Well, today I want to bust one of the big myths surrounding weight loss: Diets don’t work! Why? Because diets ultimately […]