The 4 Secrets To Good Health, Calm and Confidence

Ok… let’s get real. I hate quick fixes. I hate “miracles”,  I hate “cure-all” mentalities. I hate the word “secret”, to be honest. Once I tell you about these 4 “secrets” to good health, calm and confidence, you might think “well duh… ok… that’s simple”. Or you might think “uh… ok… so, um… how?” I’ll…

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Finding Your Starting Point (video)

So… You want to make some health changes for your family? Of course you do. That’s why you’re here. If you’re feeling a bit overwhelmed by the task at hand, relax. You are NOT alone. Every single parent who walks in to my world has lofty health goals for their kids… and is overwhelmed. Maybe…

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8 tips for weaning off sugar

Sugar, sugar oh sugar. It’s bad, we know. But we love it. Our kids love it. It’s everywhere. …And, it’s more addictive than heroin. I’ve written about cutting sugar out before because it is one of the core processes I take my clients through.  Sugar is upstream of so many health issues.  You can find…

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Kicking Sugar’s Butt

I suspect you’re tired of hearing about how bad sugar is.  We all know that. We’re tired of hearing it because it’s addictive, delicious and ubiquitous. We love it.  Our kids love it.  We do our best but there seems to be no escape. But I’ll go ahead and say it again to strengthen your resolve… the…

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A simple little ninja trick

Last week I was sent a message from our school (our new school, I should add).  It was something to the effect of: “we have arranged for all the students to get freezies at lunchtime on friday.  If you would like your child to be exempt from this activity please let the office know.” So…

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Eat The Rainbow… here’s how (video)

  Certain families of phytonutrients have been associated with different colors.  When you “eat the rainbow” you ensure you are getting some of every family represented in your diet. If you struggle getting all the colors into yourself or your kids, scroll down to the bottom of this post to learn about the ONLY broad spectrum supplement…

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How to Get off Sugar

Have you ever walked into a room when someone is wearing really strong perfume?  You think you’d like to turn around and flee if it wasn’t  for that very important something or someone you needed to stay in the stink for. Well, what happens over time?  If you haven’t passed out or developed a headache,…

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Maca For Moms: a natural pick-me-up

Feeling sluggish? Instead of reaching for another cup of coffee which will elevate your cortisol levels (your stress hormone), why not turn to maca? Maca is a little-known but highly effective energy booster that provides essential nutrients for physical and mental performance – something your cup of joe won’t do.  You can add it to…

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4 ways to combat stress for busy mamas

You’re under a great deal of stress. Let’s be honest.  Not only did you carry a child (I don’t care how long ago that was, it takes a serious toll on your body and loads of time to recover),  but you have the hardest job on earth. Let’s list some of the physical stress you’re…

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Gluten – is early introduction to gluten a good idea?

Is early introduction to gluten a good idea? The latest government guidelines for feeding babies suggest that introduction to gluten at an early age can reduce the risk of celiac disease. This is based mainly on statistics gathered from 2 studies done in 2000 and 2005.  The studies have lead to guidelines that teach parents that…

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