Self Care for the Mother's Body and Soul

I was once a young woman, a mother with a houseful of noisy children. Today, I am going to tell you what I wish someone had told me all those years ago:

Take care of yourself.

It is that simple, really. We women are like canteens. One child has an ear infection while another is throwing a temper tantrum in the middle of Target, and a few drops of water are poured from that canteen More...

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Releasing the Spirit from the Deep Freeze

Many of us have learned to put the needs of others before our own. That is understandable when we have children, elderly parents, even business clients who need our care. It is understandable, but not necessarily healthy. Perhaps as the deep freeze of winter begins to thaw and the long nights become shorter we can all find better ways to consider our own needs, to provide self-care. If you naturally recoil at the idea, you’re not alone More...

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Anonymous says:
February 25, 2014 at 2:31 PM
I like this article.Mary Cook

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What Color is Your Culinary Palette?

By February, the winter doldrums can truly have set in. Natural light levels may be low, temperatures even lower and just making your way to work or school can be a a study in drudgery…or is it trudgery? Once you get home, it’s time to regroup, de-stress and replenish body, mind and soul. Mealtime is prime time to jumpstart the process More...

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Fabulous Comfort Foods - Guilt Free!

Fare thee well my beloved season of beautiful, falling leaves, and to die for fashion. Usher in winter, the season of layering clothes under heavy coats and comfort foods to chase the blues away. Left unchecked however, all that comfort eating could lead to a not so comfortable waistline. But that needn’t be the case More...

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Anonymous says:
November 4, 2013 at 9:23 AM
I loved the idea of the stuffed red baby potatoes. They look like a healthy appetizer to me. I look forward to trying them soon! Luvtocookhealthy
Annette H. says:
November 5, 2013 at 5:26 AM
Anonymous says:
December 13, 2013 at 9:39 AM
Thank you for these great ideas.

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Nurturing the Body to Create Timeless Grace

There's growing older, and there's growing older with timeless grace. If we're fortunate enough to age, why not figure out how to do it with elegance and dignity? Truly, few things are more stunning than a woman who glows from the inside. It's that "ethereal" beauty that artists seek to capture and that people are naturally drawn to More...

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Anonymous says:
August 13, 2013 at 3:00 PM
So perfectly said!
Anonymous says:
August 14, 2013 at 5:49 AM
What a great article. It touches on so many points that we as women need to hear and so much practical advice such as having an attitude of gratitude.
Evonda N. says:
August 14, 2013 at 8:30 PM
This is exactly where I am!!!! Thank you!
Anonymous says:
August 15, 2013 at 2:30 AM
how very true
Anonymous says:
August 15, 2013 at 10:37 AM
Love this..
Stephanie L. says:
August 15, 2013 at 12:02 PM
I've been fighting getting older, but now I am going to focus on my inner self. Thank you!

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