Are you ready to be well? 🙋🏼♀️ Society perpetuates the myth that to be healthy and feel well we need to follow their rules. You must look, eat, feel, and act a certain way. Are you ready to kick aside all these rules about what healthy looks like and finally feel alive? You can achieve... Continue Reading →
Teaching Kids to Love Their Bodies
Dozens of studies have looked at how children view their bodies and when the best age to intervene would be to promote body satisfaction. It appears this can occur as young as 7-9 years old. My graduate school thesis was on this very topic and was shocked how many children in kindergarten and first grade... Continue Reading →
The Missing Link…Connection
Any change is hard. Change that goes against the grain - that's nearly impossible. Think of a time you dreamed. You had an amazing goal you wanted to attain. But you were scared to tell someone because NO ONE around you was doing it. Like run a marathon but you haven't even ran a 5K.... Continue Reading →
E-Cigarettes – NOT a healthy alternative
I’m sure you’ve all heard of vaping before (using an e-cigarette). It initially started as an alternative to traditional tobacco products that didn’t require have all the horrible chemicals of standard cigarettes. For this reason, many people looked at it as a healthy alternative to cigarettes or even a method to quit smoking all together. ... Continue Reading →
It’s Zucchini Season!
If you have a garden at home, or know someone who does, chances are you are busting at the seams with zucchini. It's that time of year that all your hard work has come together and your fresh produce is piling up on your kitchen counter. Well have no fear, this week's recipe is zucchini... Continue Reading →
Go – Slow – Whoa
Ever wish you could teach your kids about healthy foods without totally jading them into the black and white thinking of "good" and "bad?" Moderation truly is the key to success with a healthy diet and lifestyle. Well look no further, here's a super simple way to begin introducing this concept - Go! Slow! and... Continue Reading →
Enough with the Chocolate Milk Already!
Today's post is a bit of a rant, so feel free to stop now if you're following me for some positivity and don't want to start your day fired up. I'm trying to figure out why in 2019, when every other day there is a headline about our failing health, are we still giving our... Continue Reading →
Kids Eat Right Month!
It's like the stars have aligned - the first day of August is the start of Kids Eat Right Month and happens to be my day to post about helping create a healthier next generation! This month, focus on how you can be the best version of yourself for your kids and how you can... Continue Reading →
Get your kids cooking!
How do I get my kid to eat vegetables? What should I do when my child won’t eat dinner? My child refuses to eat what I make (so I usually make him something else) - what can I do? These are just a few of the numerous questions I receive about child eating habits. I... Continue Reading →
Our children need us to be the change
Today is a hot button issue - Childhood Obesity. It breaks my heart to see the childhood obesity rates continue to rise. As I’ve mentioned before, I am an advocate for health at every size and that obesity itself isn’t always an issue. Obesity is multifactorial and there is always a wide range of weights... Continue Reading →