Mama Bear Love

I'm continually stunned and saddened by the state of the health of our children and the overall lack of concern by the population. The rates of autism increase daily, not to mention Sensory Processing Disorder, ADHD, and a whole mess of other similar neuro illness with names like ODD, OCD, Bipolar, Schizophrenia, etc.  Our kids… Continue reading Mama Bear Love

Perspective and Gratitude, a year later…

One year ago today, I was in a car accident. For the last 365 days my husband has tirelessly supported us in so many ways. He has physically held me up during the never ending dizzy spells, held my hand during a hundred appointments, and paced waiting rooms during a dozen procedures. He managed all… Continue reading Perspective and Gratitude, a year later…

Methylation, Hope and New Doorways

You know the saying "when god closes one door...he opens another".  I'd be happy if we could just leave one closed for awhile and take a breather. I feel like I'm in back to back marathons. I haven't even been able to sort out top from bottom in order to post... so here goes.  … Continue reading Methylation, Hope and New Doorways

Incredible, Easy and Powerful Granola

I'm finally able to start cooking a bit again! Yay. I love cooking. I haven't made Granola in awhile. If you haven't either, now is the time to start! It is easy, cheap, kid friendly and a great way to sneak in all of those "great" ingredients that are challenging to get in otherwise. You… Continue reading Incredible, Easy and Powerful Granola

CSF Leak Treatment continues…

I've been reading other bloggers lately with CSF leaks trying to gleam treatment ideas, and it occurred to me that I should give more details of my own treatment to share with others that are searching. The situation: I was in a car accident in late September 2013.That means I've been on bedrest for about… Continue reading CSF Leak Treatment continues…

The *&(^ Dentist.. I mean seriously? And a Mommy Ninja Trick for unruly kids …

Yesterday, Avani had a dentist appointment. Anyone with special needs will tell you that dentist appointments are a special kind of torture. Seriously, I got karma points yesterday for sure. See, although we don't eat sugars or drink juice she has a mouth filled with cavaties - go figure. She has a phobia to needles… Continue reading The *&(^ Dentist.. I mean seriously? And a Mommy Ninja Trick for unruly kids …

Kids Mental and Gut Health – A starting point

Sometimes it's good to start with what you know.  By popular request, I'll be posting a series on kids health. **please note, I post based on my personal experience and my children. I am NOT a doctor. Please, people do your own research but perhaps this will give you a starting point** (for those getting… Continue reading Kids Mental and Gut Health – A starting point