Why Music Recitals Are More Important Than Practicing…

This past weekend my husband and I had 4 holiday student recitals for our music studio  Fiddlestick Music.  Each recital was jam packed with students, parents, grandparents and friends. As we were laying in bed last night I said to my husband, “It’s odd.  I don’t really feel proud of my students for how well…

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Thankful That My Tooth Broke into Bits

About a month ago I was walking down the street holding my boys hands with tears streaming down my face.  I had just broken my tooth and was scared about how much it was going to cost to fix it.  For about two years I had been putting off my much needed dental work for…

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My Go-To Healthy Sites…

As I sit at the computer this morning I have to laugh at how many sites I have up on my browser.  I love checking out other people’s sites.  There are so many inspiring, creative and downright fantastic sites out there and today I wish to share verses keeping all of the goodies to myself.…

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The Quiet, Patient Holiday

November is quite possibly my favorite month of the year.  The leaves are swirling, the air is cooling and Thanksgiving is on its way.  Between Halloween and Christmas (the two holidays donned with commercial shopping glee), is the one quiet holiday.  A holiday that patiently waits every year, even when the stores skip over it.

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What if Your Body Sent You Messages?

Don’t you just wish your body would send you a message like this – “I am about to get a disease.”    What if it already does and you just are not tuning in?

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How 15 Minutes Can Change Your Life

Does your story sound like this?  Your is work constant, your to-do list is long and then you have to stop everything to rush off to pick your kids up from school.  Meanwhile you are thinking, “what on earth can I fix for supper that is fast?”  As you are juggling all of this in…

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What Surrendering Our Dog Taught Me About My KIds

After hanging up the phone from the Capital Humane society yesterday afternoon, I burst into tears unexpectedly.  All of the emotions regarding our dog ‘Sparks’ flooded over me instantly. Nearly 6 months ago we went to the shelter

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Melt in your Mouth Pumpkin Pie Cookies

I have made 2 batches of these cookies lately and both disappeared within an hour.  Well, maybe more like 30 minutes.  They have 2 secret ingredients that make them mouth-watering, plus as an added bonus they are gluten-free!

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Confessions of a Health Coach

I have a confession to make.  It might make you gasp, in fact I’m sure it will…  If you are ready for it, keep reading.  If not, well, it doesn’t matter here it goes…

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What To Do When Your Kids Are Bouncing Off The Walls

Last weekend my boys were unsettled.  They were not acting like themselves.  They were either whiny or got mad over the little things or were super silly.  Ironically it is the

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