Making your home simpler and healthier is an overwhelming task… Where do I start? What should I change? What do I buy/use instead? I don’t want to/can’t DIY everything, but good products are so expensive! The answer is “one step at a time”. Don’t try to change everything all at once…you will be overwhelmed and… Continue reading Small Steps Lead to Big Changes
Labels are everywhere in our world…introvert, extrovert, ADD, ADHD, Autism Spectrum, Republican, Democrat, Independent, Dyslexic, INFJ and many, many more. Sometimes labels are helpful because they help us explain things more easily. Sometimes labels are unhelpful or untrue. Sometimes labels lead to prejudice. Sometimes labels are used as an excuse to act a certain way,… Continue reading Could You Have a Highly Sensitive Child?
Trim Healthy Mama (THM)…either you hear about it everywhere or you’ve never heard of it…that seems to be my experience with most people.
There are many definitions of “real food”. Some people define real food as “foods that our ancestors ate”; for some this means only what they can hunt/gather..raw and almost no processing of any kind… lots of people like to add fermentation and sprouting/soaking of foods…eating only locally raised/produced foods…These definitions get cumbersome and strict and set you up for failure…you can’t always be “perfect”.
Every family has its own schedules, routines and systems; some are intentional and some are not. The key to keeping life simple (or to simplifying life) comes when we are intentional in planning and implementing the schedules, routines and systems of our family.
I’ve realized that somewhere along this parenting journey I’ve had a change of perspective: I’m viewing life more as events to experience rather than as tasks to complete.
Summer is here…as the hot and humid days and thunderstorms and mosquito prove. With the coming of summer comes the need for a few “summer only” things. Here are my choices and easy substitutes to make your summer healthier: