She asked me the question that no mother wants to hear.

It happened.  Yesterday, on our way to my daughters first tap dance class, she asked a question that I’ve been dreading.  I was shocked to hear it come from her sweet little 6-year-old mouth.  “Mom, am I fat?” Boom.  Like a bomb was dropped.  There was the word that I had hoped to never be heard in my daughters world. …

Paleo Peach Ice Cream – Diary-free & Sugar-free!

Hot summer days at my house call for cool Paleo treats!  My daughter and I found the most delicious organic peaches at the Farmers Market and had to whip up some peach ice cream.  This recipe is easy, both dairy and sugar-free, and is the perfect dessert!  Enjoy! Ingredients 2 cups of sliced fresh peaches 2 cans full fat coconut …

When You Listen to Your Heart

I am home from an intro to Qoya teacher training in LA.  I spent the weekend dancing with my soul sisters, heart opened, and grounded in love.  I’ve been blessed to have several experiences like this in my life, and each time I hear the call, I’ve learned to listen. My life wasn’t always this way.   But over the …

Paleo Easter Treats!

It’s Easter planning time at my house!  This means looking into lots of different treat ideas for my kids.  I don’t buy candy from the store — too many unhealthy ingredients and allergens.  And, we’re anti-sugar at my house.  Yup, I’m that mom.   But just because I’m anti-sugar does NOT mean that I’m anti-treat! I thought I would share …

Beach, Magic, and an Ironman

The human spirit is resilient, and the physical body can do more than we think.  The only boundaries that truly exist are those we create for ourselves.  We live our lives with these ideas and beliefs that shape who we are.  This is our conditioning, and it can change. Clarity, desire, practice, and a supportive community can change a person. …