Category Archives: Health and Self-Care

{health} Building a Children's Garden

Summer really was the best time of the year at my house. There was always something going on and always people over. Some of my fondest memories were swimming in our pool with friends or watching my Dad plant a garden.  I loved fresh tomatoes pulled right from the vine. I can still taste the […]

Opening The Door To My Heart

I want to share with you something that came out of my yoga session today. Every Tuesday I join other mothers of special needs children for yoga and meditation. A time for us to share with each other without judgment. Today the session was around the “heart“. The yoga instructor lead us through this meditation: […]

How to Keep Your Marriage from Breaking During Times of Stress

Any marriage can hit a rough patch every now and then.  But you made a commitment to each other, to stick with each other through good times and bad, and you want to get through it.  Together. No doubt if you’ve been married for a while you have your own stories about the tough times […]

How Do You Handle Being Overwhelmed?

Are you trying to do so much and spinning in so many different directions that you’re left feeling overwhelmed and stressed out? What can you do to get back to feeling in control and relaxed? Our fast-paced lifestyles demand for our full attention. On top of that, we are working longer and taking less time […]

Adopting Good Habits to Nourish a Loving Attitude

Whether you are holding yourself to unrealistic standards or you are spending your energy focusing on other people, it can be easy to develop a pattern of feeling down on yourself. Constantly feeling inadequate will wreak havoc on your mental health and affect your relationships, your work, and even your body. However, today we are […]

Self-Care Tips for Special Needs Mothers

If you’re like most special needs moms, it’s nearly impossible to find time for yourself.  Taking care of your family, running everyone where they need to go, getting all the chores done and helping with homework seems to take all of your time.  But by taking care of yourself first, you will have more energy […]

Total Body Rejuvenation

Total Body Rejuvenation When movie stars and famous people are stressed out, they head for expensive spas to get pampered, nourished and refreshed. If your budget is more inclined towards a run in the park and a smoothie as a way to refresh, then you have to take charge of your own wellness. And really, […]

Finding "ME" Time In Your Busy Schedule

Let’s talk about finding “ME” time in your busy schedule for yourself.  I know you are probably saying I would love to find time for myself, but how do I do that? It requires you to put time on your calendar, block off an hour or two just for yourself. It’s important and you need […]

Embracing Happiness In The New Year

If you feel like you’re not living your full potential, it may be time to find more happiness in your life.  Being happier and more content with your life, leads to less stress and a more fulfilling life.  And what better time to find this than in the New Year? So I ask you are […]