Conscious Living: 6 Tips To Stay Healthy During The Holidays
Nov12

Conscious Living: 6 Tips To Stay Healthy During The Holidays

Worried about packing on the pounds this holiday season? I always used to be! All of the events and parties with the delicious party foods and desserts… oh my.  And the dinners…, just the thoughts have my mouth watering! I used to put lots of weight on during the holidays. Until I became more conscious. My body is my temple, I need to treat it right. But that doesn’t mean I can’t splurge here and there, it just means I need to...

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5 Ways To Stay Organized & Ahead This Holiday Season
Nov04

5 Ways To Stay Organized & Ahead This Holiday Season

The holidays always seem to quickly creep up on us, don’t they?! As much as I love them and look forward to them, I could do without all of the stress that comes with them. From planning to entertaining to gift buying to gift giving to travel planning to coordinating schedules, it can all be completely overwhelming. So I am constantly on the lookout for great conscious hacks that will de-stress and still dazzle my holiday season. It...

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The Effects of Domestic Violence on Children
Oct21

The Effects of Domestic Violence on Children

No matter how well domestic violence survivors think we are hiding it, we are not. Whether the domestic violence is physical or emotional, guaranteed, your kids know something is not right. I thought I was hiding it. I thought I was doing the right thing and a good job keeping it to myself too. I now know it’s not true. When we stepped Out of the Darkness, I took each child aside alone and told them the one thing I was the most scared...

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Conscious Parenting: 6 Ways To Talk To Your Children About Domestic Violence
Oct15

Conscious Parenting: 6 Ways To Talk To Your Children About Domestic Violence

Domestic violence, violence in the home, is one of those topics that no one really wants to have to talk about. It brings out so many raw emotions – anger, fear, frustration, love, shame, sadness, hope – to name a few, that even when it is brought up, it is a challenge to know what to say and how, especially to children. If your child has witnessed abuse, or perhaps has a friend who has confided in them and is confused, then...

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7 Conscious Hacks For Creating A Successful Homework Routine
Sep16

7 Conscious Hacks For Creating A Successful Homework Routine

I never use the ‘H’ word in our home… The ‘h’ word is reserved for one thing and one thing only – to express how much I HATE homework!!! I hate it, hate it, hate it! For so many reasons… but we won’t talk about that today. Because no matter how much I don’t like it, homework is a part of my children’s grades and must be completed. So it is an important part of my mom job to make sure my children not only complete it, but learn...

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Conscious Parenting: 6 Easy Ways To Get Your Kids To Love School This Year
Sep09

Conscious Parenting: 6 Easy Ways To Get Your Kids To Love School This Year

The kids have been back to school for a couple of weeks now and are settling in nicely. The excitement of the new year has worn off, summer is quickly becoming a distant memory and another 8-9 months of school is stretching out before us… Why Is It Important To Get Your Kids To Love School This Year? Every year around this time I think about ways to keep my kids excited about going to school, about learning and growing. Having a...

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7 Reasons To Take Your Child To The Gym Today
Sep06

7 Reasons To Take Your Child To The Gym Today

Roughly 1/5 of the children ages 2-17 in the USA today are obese or well on their way. Fewer then 25% of these kids are getting the recommended by the AMA amount (which is so low) of 60 minutes per day of physical activity. We all know this. Just as we all know there are many, many factors. Like the quality of our food, not being aware of what chemicals are doing to us –the nasty toxins, our water quality, being overworked just to put...

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5 Reasons Why I Disconnected & What I Did (Psst… You Should Too!)
Sep04

5 Reasons Why I Disconnected & What I Did (Psst… You Should Too!)

We all go through seasons in life, some stormy filled with heartbreak, some seasons filled with rainbows and love. Some last longer than others, some seasons come and go so easily you may not even notice. I’ve just been through a very stormy season, one that created a strong need to disconnect for a while; to unplug, to refocus, to rejuvenate. Over 90% of Americans are online, via their phone, tablet or laptop, they are connected. And...

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Conscious Parenting: 20 Questions That Will Get Your Child Talking All About Their Day
Feb21

Conscious Parenting: 20 Questions That Will Get Your Child Talking All About Their Day

I think every parent on the planet asks every day after school “How was your day today?” only to be told “Fine”, “Good”, “Bad” – a one word answer that basically tells us nothing!! You just want to hear about their day and get your child talking! It can be uber frustrating when you are really wanting to know what they have been up to or how they are, right? Conscious parenting is all about finding the right balance and the right way...

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Win 2 VIP Tickets to the 10th Annual Taste of Conejo Event!
Nov07

Win 2 VIP Tickets to the 10th Annual Taste of Conejo Event!

This Friday November 9th, 2018 is the night the 10th Annual Taste of Conejo Event will take place at the Four Seasons in Westlake. It is a fabulous event filled with amazing food tastings, great wine pairings, awesome local businesses, excellent entertainment and really fun people! You seriously do not want to miss it! They have live entertainment on the center stage all night creating a friendly fun atmosphere. Check out how much fun...

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