happy thanksgiving, friends! today and everyday, I hope you know how grateful I am to get to learn with y’all and share bits and pieces of my life with you. of course, thanksgiving has become somewhat overshadowed by the black friday/small business saturday/cyber monday sales that nearly every company runs these days. part of me […]
Birth is tough work for both mothers and babies. There are a lot of pressures and forces being exerted onto your baby during their journey into the world. A recent study by Viola Frymann demonstrated that 90% of newborns suffered the effects of birth trauma: associated strain through the neck and cranial areas following birth. […]
The #1 thing you should look for in a chiropractor is someone who talks about your nervous system. If you go to your chiropractor just for pain relief, it’s like robbing a bank and only stealing the pens. Pain is the last sign of dysfunction so there is a lot more happening within your body […]
Birthing Rosie was the hardest thing I’ve ever done, but it was also the most rewarding. I labored for a total of 32 hours with 20 of those hours being active labor. I went in and out of transition 3 times — vomiting each time — but ended up bringing Rosie earth side peacefully on our bed. Here’s our story:
Chemical stress includes anything from too much alcohol, sugar, toxins and preservatives to breathing environmental pollutants. These toxins will upset body chemistry, disrupting the tone of both muscles and ligaments, resulting in subluxations. But unlike physical and emotional stress, we can avoid most exposure to chemical stressors.
I’m sharing the details behind how we eat organic on a budget, our food philosophy, meal planning — with a FREE template you can download (handwritten by me), our grocery list, meal prepping, our budget, some money saving tips, and our favorite recipes!
We like to be preventative in our lifestyles and proactive when our immune system shows us the slightest symptom. After all, those symptoms are simply our body’s way of communicating to let us know that our immune system is doing its job but could use a little support. Through the years, I’ve curated a “protocol” that we do in our home the second someone gets a sniffle.
Bone broth is the new superfood. It’s a cure-all for almost anything gut related, but also improves hair, skin, nails, joints, immune function, sleep, energy, inflammation, and the list goes on and on! Here are 8 funky fresh ways to incorporate bone broth into your daily routine!
A thorough review of the problem with conventional candles, the beeswax candles I recommend, my thoughts on soy and other “healthier” candle alternatives, why I cancelled my Young Living membership, the essential oils, diffusers, and nebulizer I recommend, and if you should ingest essential oils.
The body makes vitamin D from sunshine; yet for many years we have heard more boldly the warnings to stay out of the sun or wear sunscreen at all times to reduce the risk of skin cancer. But regular sun exposure without sunscreen causes your skin to produce vitamin D naturally!
A common misconception about birth control lies in thinking that it actually regulates hormones, which it does not. Rather, birth control suppresses your hormones, eventually turning OFF your hormone production. The process of birth control is like asking the body to stop cycling (stop menses); which is the same as asking the body to pause menses; which is the same as asking the body to go into menopause.
a baby who is birthed physiologically feels as if he has birthed himself and experiences the mother as co-operative and giving. the mother feels the success of her own stupendous achievement and it gives her confidence in herself both as a mother and a person. the scientification of love bears fruit when birth is physiological.