We have four pieces of exercise equipment in our house: a medicine ball, one set of free weights, a resistance band, and a yoga mat. You don't need to get fancy or break the bank to have a great workout at home. I began working out more frequently from home after my son was born. … Continue reading My Favorite [At-Home] Full Body Workout
"Mommy, mommy!" a little girl shouted from across the aisle. "Look mommy! The ocean! A speedboat! Look how big and still and blue it is..." and her voice trailed off in wonder. Our plane was ascending rapidly, engines blazing out of LAX to avoid the smoke from the ever-growing wildfires. I quickly slid my window … Continue reading Oceans and Wildfires
It was my seventh month of pregnancy, and we were left with no place to live. Two weeks from closing on what would have been our first home - the movers were booked, locksmith scheduled, boxes purchased - and it all fell through at the appraisal. We had prayed from the beginning of our home … Continue reading Trust.
Ahhh, the deodorant controversy. It seems the jury is still out on conventional antiperspirant & deodorant. Does the active ingredient - mainly an aluminum-based compound - contribute to common illnesses such as breast cancer, Alzheimer's, and kidney disease? Some studies insist on a correlation while others do not. That being said, I have chosen to … Continue reading 4 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Natural Deodorant