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Southwest Baby Potatoes

I'm the girl who would rather have an extra helping of salty, well-made potatoes than any dessert at all, you feel me? Honestly, at the end of most meals I could do without the sweets. Gimme all the salty carbs.  I've been trying to get more comfortable with various...

Blessed Conviction and Be Thou My Vision

Blessed Conviction and Be Thou My Vision Tim Keller has a quote in a sermon I’ve listened to about fifteen times. He’s talking about a moment that I’d wager all Christians can relate to. In such a moment, a person hears something you’ve heard a countless times before,...

Will Rosie Ever Eat by Mouth?

Will Rosie Ever Eat by Mouth? The challenges Rosie has had to overcome are very serious. From open heart surgery to an unexplained seizure disorder to a complete skull reconstruction, she has battled it all and continues to amaze us. Even with this history in her...

What Does Rosie Eat?

What Does Rosie Eat? We joke all the time that Rosie has the healthiest diet of anyone in our house… but it’s NO JOKE! Rosie receives a diet of what I call “real food”- meat, veggies, fruits, juices, dairy-free milk, occasional GF grains. We blend a combination of...

Why Does Rosie Have a G-Tube?

Why Does Rosie Have a G-Tube? This week being Feeding Tube Awareness Week, I wanted to do a series about our life with a G-Tube. Rosie has had one for almost two years now and we often get questions about this part of our daily lives. During Rosie’s long hospital stay...

My Morning Coffee Routine (with recipe!)

  The ketogenic craze is all over the place and at the forefront of it is bulletproof coffee. There are countless ways to get your healthy fat in first thing in the morning, but adding it to your daily coffee is a fan favorite and seems to make the most sense.  I...

A Case for Whole30 Reintroduction

A Case for Whole30 Reintroduction Before starting my journey as an Certified Whole30 Coach, I was always the go-to Whole30 guru among my friends. No lie, one year ago I was essentially “coaching” no less than ten people through the process and IT WAS MY JOY to do so....

My Week in Movement

My Week in Movement: Jan 15-21 I wrote about my Whole30Plus Movement, the round I'm currently on, earlier this week. Here is a breakdown of my first 7 days of movement. Monday, Jan. 15: Zumba Toning- Burst and Core Not your typical Zumba class. Zumba Toning is...

Bringing Mom Shame into the Light

Bringing Mom Shame into the Light Let me rip off the emotional bandaid here: today my two-year-old daughter was fitted for her wheelchair and it was really hard for me. This is an assistive device which, when used appropriately will enrich and improve her life...

Dear Role Model, Share Your Story

Dear Role Model, Share Your Story   Social media does a great job of letting us be connected to people we admire. I’ve been following Melissa Hartwig, the co-creator of the Whole30 program, for over 2 years now. I found her program while living out of Children’s...

Whole30+ MOVEMENT: My Reasons to Move

Whole30+ MOVEMENT: My Reasons to Move Today began my fourth round of Whole30 and my first round as a Certified Coach. Doing this round of Whole30 alongside my clients is a unique experience compared to my previous rounds. I’m doing what’s called a “Whole30Plus” this...

The Good, Hard Days

The Good, Hard Days Sporting jammies and wet hair from bath time, my kids were piled up on big brother’s bed. I was holding my new son while he tickled my daughter. They were both giggling at the same time and I melted into a puddle on the floor. It had been an...

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