Powerful Pumpkin Smoothie

One Powerful Pumpkin Smoothie

If you're a pumpkin lover you will LOVE this smoothie! Not only does pumpkin taste yummy but it's also good for you. Pumpkin is loaded with beta and alpha carotene and our bodies covert both forms of carotene into Vitamin A. Vitamin A is essential for cell growth and development. Enjoy this yummy smoothie during the fall season and anytime of the year since you can use 'canned' pumpkin. One Powerful Pumpkin Smoothie   Print … continue reading

Powerful Pumpkin Smoothie

One Powerful Pumpkin Smoothie

If you're a pumpkin lover you will LOVE this smoothie! Not only does pumpkin taste yummy but it's also good for you. Pumpkin is loaded with beta and alpha carotene and our bodies covert both forms of carotene into Vitamin A. Vitamin A is essential for cell growth and development. Enjoy this yummy smoothie during the fall season and anytime of the year since you can use 'canned' pumpkin. One Powerful Pumpkin Smoothie   Print … continue reading

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5 Things Parents Should Never Do

Don’t be abusive According to author Terrence Real, in his book, I Don’t Want To Talk About It. Overcoming The Secret Legacy of Male Depression, says, “I make a distinction between active versus passive injury. Active trauma is usually a boundary violation of some kind, a clearly toxic interaction. Passive trauma, on the other hand, is a form of physical or emotional neglect…the absence of nurture and responsibilities normally expected of a … continue reading

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You Are My Sunshine

you are my sunshine...my only, sunshine... How long, approximately, will it take you to sing it? Would you mumble? hum it? sing chorus & verse? Or just the beginning? In the name of science and for keeping of standards, I timed it. 57 seconds, if you sing chorus-first verse-chorus. {there are, in fact, many verses and versions. Willie Nelson sings it with 3 verses. The state of Louisiana claims the song with a five verse version that … continue reading

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No Time to Exercise? Try H.I.I.T !

You only have 24 hours in a a day, and frankly, finding time to exercise within that period can sometimes be difficult.  Between your job, family, and just life in general, finding five minutes, let alone twenty for a workout is next to impossible sometimes. Well, what if I told you that there was a workout that provided just as much intensity, and effectiveness as a full blown workout in a quarter of the time- would you be … continue reading

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Holidays and Homeschooling

Hi Everyone- in honor of #TBT we're revisiting one of our favorite posts by our wonderful contributor Christiane Marshall.  In this post from October of  2013,  she provides some great ideas for homeschooling during the holiday season.  Please enjoy!!  -- Laura S., Managing Editor In schools, holidays can be great disruptions that distract and take away from learning activities. Although holiday-based activities can be great fun while still … continue reading

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Holidays and Homeschooling

Hi Everyone- in honor of #TBT we're revisiting one of our favorite posts by our wonderful contributor Christiane Marshall.  In this post from October of  2013,  she provides some great ideas for homeschooling during the holiday season.  Please enjoy!!  -- Laura S., Managing Editor In schools, holidays can be great disruptions that distract and take away from learning activities. Although … continue reading

Today In Health And Well Being

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Autumn Spice Green Smoothie

  Autumn is here and this smoothie is based on my love for spices and my love for the season. The spices are perfect for the autumn weather, and the flavors meld together in a way that just melts your tastes buds.  I love to enjoy this … continue reading

Getting Fit While Enjoying Nature

Getting Fit While Enjoying Nature

This year has been a true year of transformation. Yes! This year the life-long goal was made to transform not only my health and lifestyle but that of my entire family. But of course, I had to start somewhere, so I began with myself. So, what … continue reading

Simple Ways to Lose Weight

Simple Ways to Lose Weight

Let's face it..after you hit a certain age, losing weight is not easy. When you were a teen or in your early 20's and for some the 30's it was, dare I say, easy to lose weight. You could literally have cheesecake and or ice cream and not gain an … continue reading

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How to Do a Candida Cleanse Without Going Crazy

Do you suspect that you might have a candida problem? or Maybe you've been to a holistic doctor who has told you that you have a candida problem? So what do you do now? You know that you need to do a candida cleanse, but if you listen to … continue reading

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Join the Fight to Stop Teen Medicine Abuse

Did you know that approximately one in 25 teens reports abusing excessive amounts of DXM to get high? Furthermore, only 59 percent of teens strongly believe that abusing OTC cough medicine to get high is risky. That means that nearly half … continue reading

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Why Pain?

Your body starts showing signs of pain.  “Why does it have to be this way?”  you ask. Life throws a curve ball in your relationships.  “Why is this happening to me?” you ask. Your finances dry up and you wonder how you’re going to pay your … continue reading

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No Time to Exercise? Try H.I.I.T !

You only have 24 hours in a a day, and frankly, finding time to exercise within that period can sometimes be difficult.  Between your job, family, and just life in general, finding five minutes, let alone twenty for a workout is next to … continue reading

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Holidays and Homeschooling

Hi Everyone- in honor of #TBT we're revisiting one of our favorite posts by our wonderful contributor Christiane Marshall.  In this post from October of  2013,  she provides some great ideas for homeschooling during the holiday season.  Please … continue reading

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You Are My Sunshine

you are my sunshine...my only, sunshine... How long, approximately, will it take you to sing it? Would you mumble? hum it? sing chorus & verse? Or just the beginning? In the name of science and for keeping of standards, I timed it. 57 … continue reading

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Math: You Really Shouldn’t Be Helping with That

Children are born with the innate nature to self-educate. It’s only when he is conditioned otherwise that makes it difficult or seemingly impossible. It’s absolutely imperative that you do not “teach” your children. By standing in front of your … continue reading

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An Interactive Way of Learning

If you're like me, you tend to learn or digest information when it is presented in an interactive method. As a visual and tactile learner, personally I remember information when I am presented with a video, pictures or better yet when I am able … continue reading

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Three YO and Name Calling

Dear Susan,  We are having major issues with my son calling kids names like cookiehead and tomatohead. He is only 3. I have told him that it hurts others feelings, but he did it to the school's director too and she got upset and brought it to … continue reading

Today In Food

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Two Yummy Raw Recipes to Nurture Your Soul

Enjoy this recipe when you want to spend some time journaling, praying, and reading God’s love letter to you!  So delicious in the mornings. Morning Green “Chai” Ingredients: Fresh batch of raw almond or other nut milk 3 organic green … continue reading

Start Your Morning Right with this Easy Breakfast

Start Your Morning Right with this Easy Breakfast

After living a high raw food lifestyle now for many years, I've created certain habits that make my raw life simple, delicious, and downright juicy!  One of those habits is to order in bulk from my raw food company of choice.  I get raw cashews, … continue reading

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Delicious Summer Breakfast Recipe

Summer is such a great time to gain momentum with your radiant health journey by including the abundance of fresh fruits and vegetables typically available this time of year.  Loving your body by giving it the most nutrient dense foods is such a … continue reading

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6 Simple Strategies For Creating Headlines That Don’t Suck

Great headlines are a wonderful way to grab some attention from your audience but they are often difficult to construct.  I did a little checking with some of my colleagues and found out that some of those headlines or subject lines that got … continue reading

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Creative Ways to Market Your Business With Instagram

We've all heard the saying that a picture is worth a thousand words.  Well, Instagram is all that and more! Most of us already know that Instagram is a visual platform and a fun way to stay in touch with the antics of family and friends.  But … continue reading

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How Your Mindset Can Make or Break Your Business – Part 2

Have your thoughts been holding your back, or helping you shoot for the moon? In Part One of this series, I covered the steps you can take to control and direct your inner dialog, so that it works for you, and not against you. As we embark on … continue reading

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5 Affirmations for Every Woman to Say Every Day

  5 Affirmations For Every Woman To Say Every Day Women. We are awesome and wonderful and talented in so many ways. But we sabotage ourselves into believing that we are not good enough, not smart enough, or not talented … continue reading

Accepting Who You Are

Accepting Who You Are

Learning to truly accept who you are is not as easy as it sounds. However, when you learn to accept your flaws, quirks and unique talents, the world seems to be an easier place to live. Not only will it make your life easier but you will also … continue reading

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16 Positive Thinking Quotes To Help You Accomplish More

I've often wondered the amazing things that could be accomplished in this world if people would just stop doubting themselves and start believing they've got what it takes? I wonder how many new businesses would start up and how many ministries … continue reading