I was first introduced to matcha when my husband spontaneously brought home a jar one day. (That same day he also brought home an impulsively-purchased yoga mat so he could do yoga with me. Not gonna lie - that was pretty sexy.) I'm now a huge fan of matcha tea, but before I get … [Read more...] about 5 Incredible Benefits of Matcha Green Tea
Archives for September 2016
It's true - the love of my life is gone. (No, not Chris. He's still here.) I'm referring to coffee - that darling golden-hued warmth that comforts me every morning and gives me magic powers. Yes, a few weeks ago, coffee and I broke up. I said, "It's not you, it's me." And it was … [Read more...] about How I Quit Coffee (With Practically Zero Withdrawal Symptoms)
Four years ago, we were deep in the trenches of young family life. We had a spirited baby, a spirited toddler, and a spirited preschooler. (Are you sensing a theme? Ha!) We had an awesome and loving household with a pretty good rhythm, except for one thing... Despite our despairing … [Read more...] about Why We Eat Our Family Dinner by Candlelight Every Night
I stopped treating my adrenal fatigue. Sound crazy? I know. I've written a fair bit about my adrenal fatigue, and the various methods I'm using to support my healing, like my Happy Adrenal Smoothie recipe. So why on earth would I stop treating my adrenal fatigue when I know full … [Read more...] about Why I Stopped Treating My Adrenal Fatigue
By Erin Long, contributing writer When we think of family traditions the first things that might come to mind are bright lights on the tree and a special breakfast on Christmas morning. Or how it wouldn’t be Thanksgiving if your grandma didn’t make her signature casserole or your dad … [Read more...] about The Importance of Non-Holiday Traditions in Our Family
Inpsiration Point in Bryce Canyon National Park, Utah. Some call it the foothills of the Grand Canyon. Photo credit: the amazing Roxxe NYC Photography, a fellow guest on our trip who also happened to be an incredible professional freelance photographer. Thanks for the awesome photo, … [Read more...] about Trip Recap: An Epic Adventure to Utah & Arizona with Redmond, Inc.
By Contributing Writer, Virginia Miner After the birth of my second son, I became a byword for long labors. “Over 24 hours!? That's a Virginia labor!” My first son was an emergency c-section due to fetal distress after 36 hours of labor. My second son was born (VBAC!) after fifty … [Read more...] about How I Had my Shortest Labor Ever, Thanks to This Natural Technique