Conscious Parenting: Finding Balance with Self-Love
Jan21

Conscious Parenting: Finding Balance with Self-Love

Stop and think for one second. Imagine you are another person in a relationship with yourself. Notice what you say to yourself. How do you treat yourself? How do you speak to yourself? Would you want to be in a relationship with that person? It is quite common, and yes I do this myself on occasion, for people to beat ourselves up with hateful self-talk; have unrealistic expectations causing depression, deprive ourselves of what we...

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The Fresh Start Effect
Jan13

The Fresh Start Effect

Whether you are ready for it or it is being forced upon you, fresh starts can be amazing. Tomorrow, my children and I will embark on a fresh start, a new beginning. And the science behind the fresh start effect has me excited. Nervous, scared, anxious… but really excited! What is The Fresh Start Effect? The fresh start effect is the idea that people can disassociate their past performance outcomes finding the motivation to change...

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My Power Word of Intention For 2020!
Jan01

My Power Word of Intention For 2020!

Happy New Year! Can you believe it is 2020? We are so glad to see 2019 go and 2020 get here. We have so many new exciting things ahead for this year – like moving in 2 weeks. Its time for a fresh start and we are so blessed to have the opportunity to make one together. It’s been a tough road. 2019 threw so many curve balls my way, it did knock me down for a bit. But one word kept me going. My intention word, the one I had set at...

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Goodbye 2019
Dec31

Goodbye 2019

I used to think that the older I got, the more peaceful and easier my life would be. As I became wiser, I would find peace and make better choices leading to happiness. Right? Well they forgot to mention all of the curve balls life throws at you and boy has the universe had a lot in store for us this past year… Peaceful? Hah, I don’t even know what that is anymore!! Let’s see, we started off 2019 with a bang and very positive. Being a...

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5 Ways To Be Conscious This Holiday Season
Dec23

5 Ways To Be Conscious This Holiday Season

The holiday season comes and goes so quickly and often leaves us (well me anyway) in a whirlwind! The gifts, the amazing food, the events… there is so much to see and do it can often times overwhelm us. Something I started doing 4 years ago was setting intentions for the New Year. You can read about that here (and I would love to have you join me this year in doing it on January 1, 2020!!) but today I want to talk applying that to...

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Domestic Violence During The Holidays
Dec16

Domestic Violence During The Holidays

Some say the holidays are the best time of year. All of the gift giving, socializing with friends and family, the foods, the festivities, seeing our children’s eyes light up in joy, the decorating, our own expectations… it all brings an air of mystery and fun. Of course along with this comes all of the pressures for everything to be just right – financial pressure, getting the right gift pressure, serving the right foods and...

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Conscious Party Food Ideas Sure To Please Any Crowd
Dec09

Conscious Party Food Ideas Sure To Please Any Crowd

With the holiday season in full swing, I’m very conscious of all of the heavy party foods I love and have a hard time eating in moderation…!! They seem to be everywhere I look!! And though they are delicious, often times I feel so heavy and just ugh.. afterwards, you know what I mean? So this year, as friends stop by and I entertain more, I have been trying different, more conscious versions of our favorites and have been pleasantly...

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8 Holiday Gifts For The Conscious Mom 2019
Dec05

8 Holiday Gifts For The Conscious Mom 2019

Gift giving is one of my favorite things to do. I love thinking about the person and coming up with something that would make them smile. Choosing just the right gift for mom is a very important part of the holidays. You know what your mom likes the best, but just in case you need a little guidance – here are some fantastic ideas I know you can customize to make perfect for her! 8 Holiday Gifts For The Conscious Mom 2019 A Vacation!...

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5 Ways To Stay Healthy This Winter
Dec02

5 Ways To Stay Healthy This Winter

The winter season is here and as always kicks off in lots of excitement with the holidays. It is a long season in which colds, flus, stomach and throat viruses all seem to flourish. I’ve spent many winters on both US coasts at this point and I can tell you from North to South, East to West, winter brings a chill, crazy weather patterns and that icky feeling at some point to almost everyone! No one can escape it. Many of us fall off...

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19 Reasons To Be Thankful In November 2019
Nov25

19 Reasons To Be Thankful In November 2019

It is the week of Thanksgiving here in the US. There is a chill in the air (thankfully rain here in SoCal!) and everyone is busy getting ready for their families or friends to come together and feast. This year, we are hosting our first ever Friendsgiving. The kids and I have been busy planning it. Along with all of the fun, good food and laughter this season brings us, it can easily (and quickly) overwhelm us. So I like to take some...

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