November 2017

Tammy Meredith
I live bravely by living my life normally and by sharing special moments with my children—I enjoyed chaperoning my daughter’s field trip at the water park on my birthday. I believe that anything can happen to us and that we cannot live in fear, but instead that we have to enjoy each day. After I researched my cancer, the most difficult thing was to tell my children and my parents. There was so...
may mothers blog
Standing on a mountain trail and looking out at a vista of mountains, valleys, and waterfalls beyond, has to be one of the most inspirational and invigorating things I have ever done. Hiking has been a favorite pastime of mine since my parents sent me to camp in Yosemite when I was seven years old. It was an experience that ingrained in me a love of nature. Yosemite is in the Sierras, which in the...
Toxic Thursdays Get Thrift
Part of living a more toxin-free, environmentally friendly life is also making choices when it comes to what you bring into your home. Sure, you choose the nontoxic beauty products, you use white vinegar to clean when possible, and you take care to manage your energy consumption. However, when it comes to the holiday season, do all of your gifts come packaged in boxes fresh off the department...
Family fall walk
Thanksgiving is a time to reflect on all the things we are thankful for, but also a time to make positive changes in our life. As the leaves begin to fall and weather turns cooler, many of us will become consumed with the all of the hustle and bustle that goes along with the holiday season. Thanksgiving seems to get squeezed between Halloween decorations and Christmas carols. As of November 1,...