Yearly Archives: 2019


Stressed by Mealtime Stress!


A lot of parents I work with don’t necessarily want to be in my office.  Don’t get me wrong it’s not because I’m not super fun, -trust me I’m really entertaining! That said,  for parents it doesn’t feel great to admit that they’re feeling stressed by their meal time.  It kind of…well…..stresses them out! Throughout […]

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Sometimes it’s okay to Just Skip the whole Family Meal Thing


Here is the thing………..as beautiful and amazing as they can be, sometimes family meals just aren’t worth it. Let me tell you a little story about my house. 5:30 PM normally comes around and I’m walking in the door from a day of work with with two kids in tow who need to be fed, […]

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What’s your ONE Thing?


I’m not going to beat around the bush with this one, parenting can be STRESSFUL. I thought I knew how difficult parenting little kids was before had my own. The truth of the matter is  though, that I had zero clue what I was in for- which all in all was probably a good thing! […]

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Salmon Burgers!


Ingredients: 3 15 oz cans salmon 2 tsp garlic powder 1 cup pureed pumpkin 2 frozen dill cubes salt and pepper to taste 1/4 cup each chopped onion, chopped celery, chopped carrot (if desired)    mix all ingredients together and form into 12 balls spray or coat a pan with oil and pan sear 3 […]

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It’s not all about the “What”


I went for a hair cut last week and found out that for all these years I had been washing my hair wrong… Well not wrong per se, but that there was definitely a better way to do it and that was was NOT the way I was doing it. Now, if you’re anything like […]

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Tahini Nutella


So many of the kids I work with talk about Nutella.  Now, personally I’m not a huge fan of the stuff, but I know lots and lots of kids who are and lots of kids who are devastated to find out that they have to give it up when they are diagnosed with a nut […]

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2 Minute Cinnamon Buns!


Ingredients for the buns: 1 loaf unbaked challah dough, defrosted 1 tbsp cinnamon + 1/4 cup sugar 2 tbsp butter/margarine/ canola oil Ingredients for the glaze:  2 cups icing sugar 1/4 cup warm water 1 tsp vanilla Directions:  Preheat the oven to 350F Mix butter, cinnamon and sugar in a bowl Slice the raw loaf in half and separate the strands […]

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Oh So Crunchy Granola


I’ve tried to make granola many a time, and as many as I have tried to make crispy crunchy granola with the perfect little clusters….It’s just never worked. Even as I cover my eyes as to how much honey or oil I’ve added, ALWAYS ended up soggy. But today, a single egg-white made all the […]

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No Bake Date Balls


Ingredients: 250 grams pitted dates 1.5 cups rolled oats 1/2 cup peanut butter optional add ins (pumpkin seeds, cranberries, chocolate chips, sesame seeds, I can really keep going!!!) Directions: cover dates in 1 up boiling water for 5 minutes until softened. Puree dates in a food processor (or use an immersion blender) until smooth Mix […]

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It’s okay to be a Little Bit Selfish


Some of the moms that I work with break my heart. As in, I want to cry listening to them talk they break my heart so much. There have been many times during a session that I just want to give the mom a hug and tell her how damn amazing she is for everything […]

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