We can be doing everything right as far as fitness and nutrition goes but if we can’t get a handle on our stress levels it doesn’t make much difference. But we don’t always have time to spend hours each day in a state of “calm.” So let’s get real. How can you practically reduce stress? […]
I’ve always bought “cage-free” eggs. I was so proud picturing my eggs being laid by chickens roaming around a field of grass and flowers listening to Simon and Garfunkel. Then I learned that “cage-free” may not mean what I thought it meant. What about Organic? Free Range? Pasture Raised? What does it all mean?!
Sugar comes by so many different names. But which ones are healthy and which should you avoid?
We’re constantly told we need to eat healthy foods but do you wonder why. I don’t know about you, but I’m a person who is much more willing to do something if I know the reason behind it. Not only am I about to tell you why you should eat certain foods, but give you […]
You guys know I LOVE to do food/fitness challenges. It’s my competitive nature. I can’t compete against others or else I make enemies. Even my son doesn’t like to play games with me. I’m the only one who enjoys it when I win… Anyway, I think this is why I like food challenges so much. […]
Today we were driving home from school. My 8-year-old son mentioned how excited he is for his field trip to the zoo on Friday. My 5-year-old daughter immediately shouted, “That’s not fair! Why does he get to go to the zoo?!” Never mind the fact that she recently had a field trip. The idea that he […]
Y’all know how I feel about nutrition and exercise, so making those kinds of life changes is always great, but it’s important to always be working toward the whole package. So… I promise these 10 healthy tips have nothing to do with working out and lowering your sugar intake.
Eating healthy is so expensive! It’s much cheaper to buy a Hungry Man dinner than to buy a pound of organic apples. It’s lame, that’s what it is. L-A-M-E! Because I still want to have enough money to send my kids to college on day, we’ve had to figure out ways to eat this way […]
Did you know that everything is going to kill our children? It’s true. Yesterday I was browsing through Facebook while I was taking a relaxing bath (don’t use your phone in the tub. It’s actually a really bad idea), and I landed on one of those guilt-educing, horror-filled videos. This particular video listed 5 foods that will […]
This Fall, I went back to school to become a Nutritional Therapy Practitioner. Fitness and nutrition are a passion for me and I find a lot of ways to relate it to everyday life. I’m currently taking an Anatomy class which terrified me because science was never my forte. Luckily, I’m finding it to be […]