2017 Healthy Habits Kick-off!

2017 Healthy Habits Kick-off!

Do you love yourself? In all honesty, I have not always loved myself. It was not long ago that I lacked the self-confidence and self-esteem to walk through the world a confident queer female, the mental clarity to step into the spotlight to share my passion, and the...
I am a witch who celebrates Christmas

I am a witch who celebrates Christmas

The house always smells so good in December; gingerbread baking, cinnamon candles burning, and of course, the pine scent of the Christmas tree.  I know the lyrics to over 100 carols, and have my own list of must-see holiday movies. I love the festive decorations, and...
How to Get Your Toddler to Eat Salad

How to Get Your Toddler to Eat Salad

His small hands grip the salad spinner and around it goes. The look on his face is one of delight and pleasure. He giggles as it rotates faster and faster. He transfers the dry lettuce into bowls. “One for me, one for Mama and one for you Mimi”, he says. He is proud...
7 Proven Techniques for Stress-Free Holidays

7 Proven Techniques for Stress-Free Holidays

In went the suitcases, stroller, play pen, food and gifts for family. We made a mad rush to get out the door and were on our way. After a quick pit stop at Starbucks (open on Christmas Day!), we headed to the ferry terminal with lattes in hand and a relatively happy...