My Kid Is Missing Out

How many times have I heard the phrase, ‘Your kid is missing out’ in my two and half years as a parent? At least a billion, maybe more! I get it from friends, family, strangers, acquaintances, and especially from other moms. I hear it everyday! I am here to tell you that, yes, my kid…

Calorie Content Vs. Nutrient Density

I was just speaking with a client last night about seeing the difference in calories vs. nutrients. As Americans, we generally have the most diets and ‘eat me i’m low calorie’ foods in our lives (We also have the most processed food, junk food, and fast food. But that is a whole other blog post)….

Give me all the Water!

I get asked a lot what is an easy way to up health levels, energy levels, and mood. My quick answer is always: DRINK MORE WATER! I see a lot of women in the gym, in fitness groups, or just in general that are asking and thinking of ways to get more in. Drinking atleast…

30 weeks

These days are flying by. I have my 30 week check up this morning. 30 weeks! That makes it sound like I am having a baby very soon! Although I still have 10 weeks to go, I am anxiously awaiting the day. I am ready to meet the new little Mr. or Ms. In the…

The Final Push

And, we are back! We had an amazing 10 days in the mountains with family. We hiked (as much as I could get my husband to), ate a lot of good food, picked bunches of berries, and spent some time relaxing. We came home a little sore, refreshed, and full of adventure. One of my…

Road Tripping With a Toddler

And we are off again….. Headed back up to the Mountains for one last summer trip before the farm gets too crazy again. This time my husband gets to come! I can’t wait to get my feet on the mountains and breath in the fresh air. I am now 6 months pregnant but I am…

My Growing Garden

‘If you look at it the right way, you can see that the entire world is a garden’ Growing a garden is something I have done ever since my beginning. My Mother and Grandmother always had gardens. My Great-grandfather had a huge garden and all my Grandmas neighbors did as well. It was just something…

Can I feed my 2 month old Ice Cream?!

I recently joined a ‘stay at home mom’ group on Facebook and wow have my eyes been opened! I guess I thought the rest of the world of moms had the same schedule, opinions, and household set up as me. I also like to believe that children are all playing outside, growing gardens, eating dirt,…

How to find a healthy meal (almost) anywhere

Eating out 101. How to eat healthy. How to avoid the temptation. How to feel like you splurged without actually ingesting multiple fried foods. My husband and I do not eat out often but when we do I like to try and keep my meals and our daughters fairly healthy. Now don’t get me wrong,…

Tasty July 4th Treats

Part of being a farm wife is helping out whenever the need arises. The past three weeks we have been harvesting wheat and my job is to deliver meals to the field twice a day. All meals must be able to be eaten while driving a combine/semi/tractor.We just finished up on Saturday and needless to…

Not So Glowing Pregnancy

Alright Y’all, pregnancy cravings are a real bitch. My first pregnancy was a walk in the park. I hardly ever craved anything. I never got sick. I had lots of energy. I was all a go, all 9 months. This one is like growing a t-rex. I am still getting sick (but only when I…

SAHM Work…I need Ideas!

We are back in the flatland and back to life as usual. Anxiously awaiting our next visit up north (in July). My clients resume tonight and I cannot wait to get back into the gym! I am ready to a good weight lifting workout. I always feel so motivated after leaving the gym. It helps…