Show me the person who never feels stressed and I'll show you a liar. It's everywhere, we all have it. Having it together is not the absence of stress. Oh, and having it all together is a myth, too. Did you know there is an actual mechanism in your body called, Oxidative Stress? Oxidative stress is essentially an imbalance between the production of free radicals and the ability of the body to counteract or detoxify their harmful effects through neutralization by antioxidant
Back to school, in January? No I haven't lost my mind. As many of us mom's are making some fresh starts in January, why not revisit some of the routines for our kids too? August can be a whirl wind of getting ready for a new school year and not a lot of head space for proactive planning. Why not take a few minutes this January to think about your kids' routines. What is working well. What seems to be driving you or them crazy pretty often. Are there some steps you can put i
My kids look forward to snow days. Not just for the possibility of school being cancelled but because after they go play in the snow, we enjoy a cup of hot cocoa together. These fun childhood memories are worth a dose of sugar in my opinion. And what we do once in a while is far less important than what we do on a regular basis. Don't want to wait for the elusive snow day to enjoy this nostalgic treat? Check out this recipe for guilt-free hot chocolate. Not only is it guilt-
Another common produce item that intimidates people is the butternut squash. This member of the squash family is newer to the healthy eating list and is super versatile. But, if you've never cut into one, it can be a bit overwhelming. Here's how to: And if you're still not sure, you can find them peeled, cubed and ready to cook in the freezer section. This is also a great source for when squash is not in season!