At age 12, Mandy wanted to adopt a child. Learning that there were over 400,000 children in Foster Care was unthinkable! That dream... [read more]


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New Start, A New Day and ReStart

A New Start

It’s a New Start. A New Day, a ReStart.

Today is a new start. Escaping outside to our little garden for a few deep breaths to begin a whole new day, I see this little plant and realize it is…

Truly an opportunity to have a new start. Funny how a little . . . → Read More

Overcoming ADD; Attention Deficit Disorder

Overcoming ADD

Overcoming ADD; Attention Deficit Disorder

It’s no joke how ADD and ADHD can be debilitating. It happens mostly with boys. It is a chronic illness and… DIET is a significant offender! But would you like to hear a true tale of a boy who overcame and did wonderful things?

I suppose we all . . . → Read More

How We Thrive and Stay Healthy; WAP

Thriving Children WAP Mandy Lee

How We Stay Healthy

For several years, the Weston A. Price Foundation, Nutrition and Physical Degeneration and Nourishing Traditions has educated my family towards optimal health.

Success Story

When my son was born, we couldn’t understand why our baby could be so immune-compromised while we . . . → Read More

Peach Guacamole

Peach Guacamole

What do you do when you have a ripe peach and a ripe guacamole?

Make a Peach Guacamole dip, of course!

 

Fats are certainly missing in our diets today. Well, healthy fats that is! The amazing thing is that fats are a co-factor to minerals. And as we continue to recover . . . → Read More

The Easy Way to Make Whey

Whey

Making Traditional Whey

For those who purchase powdered whey for the protein, and those who work out, there is a clear value established for consuming whey. Muscles form easier. But what about the rest of us? For the average person who doesn’t aspire to become Mr/Mrs Muscle Universe; whey is beneficial for you . . . → Read More

Post for Fearless Parent

All Children Deserve

All Children Deserve to be Healthy

Having a child present with chronic illness at birth is a real game-changer. It allowed me to genuinely refocus what “healthy” meant as recovery was the only option. And it made us Fearless!

Just imagine what can happen in everyone’s home if we respect the health choices and . . . → Read More

10 Ways to Be Beautiful: Lessons From Grandma!

Make life fun and beautiful

10 Ways to Be Beautiful!

Life is short. Although the days may seem long, the years really do go by fast!

As my children (and I) get older, there are some important experiences I’ve learned from: time with my grandmother, opportunities, and especially…all the ugly things in life.

I’ve also learned so much . . . → Read More

Budget-Friendly, Healthy Salad Dressing

Budget-Friendly, Healthy Salad Dressing

Salad Dressing

One of the simplest ways to improve your nutrition is to make your own salad dressing. You can avoid the canola and vegetable oils, and other harmful ingredients as well as save a lot of money.

When you buy any “pickled” or fermented product there is always a little juice . . . → Read More