Back to School With Ease

Heading back to school is exciting!

There are new pencils, notebooks, pens and friends to make.  But for some, there is anxiety because of ‘performance’ issues.

Being able to focus during the school day plays an important role in how our children experience school.

If they are having difficulty focusing, chances are they are disrupting the class room, I did.  During the first grade, I was put in an isolation box [Read more…]

44 Reasons Why You Need To Get a Good Night’s Sleep

Once people find out I’m a Certified Holistic Health Coach, they tell me all sorts of things.

The other day I met a lady that told me she just could not sleep.  Honestly, she was a wee bit proud of the fact that she didn’t need sleep “the way most people do.”

She is a wife and mother of 4, ages 11-20, has a successful, challenging career, and she is active in the community. When I asked what time she typically goes to bed she cheerily said, “oh anywhere between 11:30 and 1 (a.m.)”.  WOW! Say it with me, chronic sleep deprivation.

Then, she told me about the personal trainer she recently hired.  Her personal trainer has her up for 4:30 a.m for workouts, so she thought for sure she would be able to sleep better, but she isn’t. (I didn’t have the heart to tell her that her new 4 a.m. wake ups would not whittle her waist as hoped.) [Read more…]

Turn Off Meltdowns and Turn On Peace at Home

A few weekends ago I was thrilled for a surprise opportunity to receive AromaTouch Technique training.  I’ll let you know more about the training in a follow up post, this post is a ‘new and good’ share about using that training to create a more peaceful home for my family.

Hubby and I have 4 children, 2 girls and 2 boys…perfect right?  Well yes,Blue Puzzle Piece it is.  But one of our children lives with a challenge that can seem overwhelming and unmanageable even on a good day.  You see, our youngest son lives with Autism.  [Read more…]