10 Ways to Make Exercise A Habit

There are so many "renewal" activities we plan for this time of year... However, with the beginning of new events comes the issue of making it last more than a few weeks. But alas, there are ways to keep this healthy lifestyle on track!

(source) Well, it’s that time of year again. SPRING! There are so many “renewal” activities we plan for this time of year. Spring cleaning, spring break, and with warmer weather. . .spring healthiness. However, with the beginning of new events comes the issue of making it last more than a few weeks. We get bored.…

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Garlic and Herb Sourdough Biscuits

I have been baking my family a very basic sourdough bread for a couple years now, and we love it.  Recently, my sourdough starter has been growing like crazy so I decided to experiment with other ways to use it. Pancakes were a big hit (try these easy sourdough pancakes) and so were these biscuits. …

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How Being Diagnosed With an Autoimmune Disease Blessed Me

When I count my blessings, I think about my beautiful family, the friends that I’ve made along the way, the air I breathe, and having been diagnosed with an autoimmune disease. Wait, what?

(source) When I count my blessings, I think about my beautiful family, the friends that I’ve made along the way, the air I breathe, and having been diagnosed with an autoimmune disease. Wait, what? Yes, I count this diagnosis as one of the things that God has used for my own good, and I’ll tell…

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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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Healthy Living Conversation Starters for Teens

Teenagers are a tricky bunch. As a teacher for 8th – 10th graders, I spend my days surrounded by them – by now I’ve gotten pretty used to their antics. 🙂 Every year, we do a unit focused on healthy living. The specifics depend on the grade level but it all boils down to making good…

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