This Girl…

This girl, she’s my first, my only girl. We’ve been through a lot together. Nothing has come easy for this sweet daughter of mine, even birth. It has been one challenge after another and I’ve prayed from the beginning that God would turn these challenges into strengths in her. That He would use every one…

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The real life struggles of getting my kids to eat real food

I’ve done 8 loads of dishes in the last 3 days. I’ve made chicken broth (twice), beef broth, gumbo, carrot cardamom soup, chicken veggie soup, homemade yogurt (twice), chili, eggs, homemade sausage and juiced like there’s no tomorrow. I’m tired… But I’m not giving up! I started the GAPS diet for myself and my kids…

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Do I Try the GAPS Diet with my Family?

I need your help. My family has issues. So many issues. Today I wanna talk about our digestive issues. Well, I don’t need to go into detail, but I’d like your advice if you have it. I’ve had digestive issues as long as I can remember. I’ve had a history of ulcers, but its spread…

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Happy Colon, Happy Life- How to Cleanse Your Colon Step by Step

I never ever ever thought I would be talking about our colon health on this blog. Yet here I am… This is not a PSA to get a colonoscopy, although you should… Its about cleansing your colon of the years of buildup from eating our Western diet. I talked here about what the buildup of…

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Finally, Step by Step Details on How to Cleanse the Whole Body!

Let’s talk poop. Just kidding! OK, only sorta kidding. Have you guys heard of toxic buildup? We’re exposed to millions of toxins over our lifetime, many of those in our food and medicines. Our bodies are able to process and excrete some of them, but much of it remains stored up in our fat, organs…

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Sometimes Mama Needs a Mental Health Day

Have you seen the videos floating around Facebook every Mother’s Day usually entitled “What Moms Really Want on Mother’s Day?” I’ve watched them all, usually shouting “preach it Mama!” I think they’re hilarious and so true. So what do we really want? I know all I really want is a day to myself. Where no…

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Confession… I Hate Exercise

So, exercising- not really my thing. I kind of hate it. Like irrationally hate it. I have no idea why.  Maybe I suppressed a memory of being kidnapped and forced to exercise to secure my release? Perhaps I was made to run on the treadmill as punishment in my early childhood. Whenever people say you’ll get…

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How To Be a Grown Up

Usually raising three kids is not total chaos anymore. Most of the time I feel like I totally got this. Well maybe not totally, but I no longer feel like I’m drowning. Then there are the days when I feel like OMG, what the hell am I doing?? I have no idea how to do…

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Finding Hope and Healing

In my “on this day” feed in Facebook today this post showed up… “Homeopathic headache remedies? I’ve had headaches for months, but this one for a week straight. I’m ready to try anything. I’ve got really fuzzy thinking too. I’m ready to hear your wisdom :)” That was two years ago today. That headache lasted…

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Do You Want to be One of the Helpers?

I want to be one of those helpers. Not someone who talks about helping, or posts a good graphic on my timeline, or even makes people think or argue or whatever it is we usually do on Facebook. There’s so much tragedy in our precious small world. So much hurt, but so much joy. Lord…

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