This is Your Brain. . .On a Healthy Gut

In the past couple posts we’ve been talking about gut health and its link to cancer and health issues in children such as autism, diabetes, asthma, and behavior. Is it any wonder then, that there is a gut-brain connection that science is only beginning to understand. First, I want to get geeky and explain the blood-brain…

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How Does Gut Health Affect Children?

I wrote a recent post about gut health and its relation to cancer. I think as we age we think more about cancer, heart disease, and issues like arthritis and diabetes. . .but in reality, by the time we start thinking about gut health we’ve already become so entrenched in bad habits and poor lifestyle choices…

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Is ‘Gut Health’ Really THAT Important?

Gut health. It’s not something many of us thought about 10 years ago. (I know I didn’t!) When it came to health concerns our conversations didn’t start with, . . .”My aunt just found out she has gut diasbosis.” So why has gut health become such a hot topic? And. . .is it really THAT important?…

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Sleeping for Your Health

Before we were pregnant with our littlest (2 months as of this writing), I was the mom who went to bed after midnight and got up at 5am. But eventually enough articles about sleep crossed my path that I began to see the wisdom in getting those 8 hours in.

(source) We’ve all heard how important sleep is, and I’m guessing that most of us would agree that it IS important. But knowing about it and actually doing it are two different things, right. 🙂 I know for me personally, I’m more apt to do (or not do) something if I have some facts, big enough in…

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A Homeschool Mom Gets Fit

Guest Post from Wendy Hilton @ Hip Homeschool Moms and Homeschooling Blessings Over the years, I’ve decided to get fit and get into a regular exercise routine several different times, but every time I lost my momentum after a few weeks. As a busy mom, it was very hard to find the time to exercise! There…

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