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Happy Mother’s Day…or Maybe Not
I don't usually use my blog as a platform for very personal posts but today will be one of those exceptions. This is a piece I just published on Medium. As the mother of a child who was born to another mother, Mothe Read More »
Cook this: Green bean ‘french fries’
When my son was a baby we wanted to make sure that he was a vegetable lover. The way we went about this was extremely tactical. We mixed a slurry of kale, chard, spinach, and peas into all of his baby food. All of it. P Read More »
Dealing with road bumps on the way to better health
Fact. You can't fail at self-care. How many times have you decided that you’re going to make a change? Lose weight? Stop eating so much sugar? Read more? Avoid social media? Take your vitamins? Stretch regularly? Me Read More »
Hip hip, it’s allergy season again!
Runny nose? Itchy eyes? Itchy skin? Fatigue? Sneezing? Cough? Asthma? Check, check, check! I always forget allergy season is coming until it hits, then GAH!! I know I’m not alone, which is why I’m hosting another Read More »
How to Choose Protein Powder that’s Right For You
I’ve had so many questions about whether it's ok to use protein powder, to do that, I decided to do a Facebook Live to answer this and any other questions you have about protein Tuesday, more at the end of the post Read More »
Staying Productive When All You Want to Do is Curl Up on the Couch
Readers had questions. I have answers. After my last post on the winter blues, I heard from many people that said they don’t exactly have winter blues, but they do notice that at this time of year it is more difficu Read More »
Seriously, HOW did you get your kid to eat those greens?
Simple. Start from the beginning. And trust me, the earlier you start the better off you’ll be. Here are some tips to start your child off right. Read More »
What’s the Deal with Winter Blues?
Portland, Oregon is a city that has many things going for it. Amazing community. A thriving farm to table food scene. Easy access to both the mountains and the ocean. Not a day goes by that I don't thank my lucky stars t Read More »
Just Say NO to Holiday Stress!
Every December, as the year winds to a close, I get a few dozen emails from patients and clients begging me to squeeze them in. It's cold and flu season, no doubt, but most often that's not what's causing the emails and Read More »
Survey Says You’re Stressed. Now What?
This October I ran a stress survey online in order to gather some data points for my forthcoming book—The Stress-Less Solution. I got nearly 1400 responses back, and when I got the results back I wasn’t happy to see Read More »

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