Did you know that having an abnormally high or low thyroid can cause you to miscarry and wreak havoc on your body? January is Thyroid Awareness Month? I thought talking about how vital our thyroid is to our body functions, including pregnancy, would be a great way to start the year off. One of the first things that I tell new clients is to have a blood test to check their … [Read more...] about Is Your Thyroid to Blame?
We just survived a holiday with my in-laws, and when I say in-laws I don’t just mean Daddy-o’s parents - I mean ALL of the in-laws. At the top of the family pecking order is the grand matriarch, Oma. She has five grown kids, one of whom is Daddy-o. The total headcount for this communal holiday was: 1 Oma, 10 adults, and 17 grandchildren under the age of 13 years … [Read more...] about The Family Holiday Dinner Survival Guide
‘Tis the season that stumps families everywhere because they can never seem to find an answer to the big, important question: What’s a great gift to buy mom? We will see lists upon lists and articles upon articles telling us what moms should want, but I have STRONG opinions about this. My mom just did a big downsize, moving out of the family home that she has been in since … [Read more...] about What Moms REALLY Want For Christmas
In a world where you can find pretty much anything you need online, I wondered if I could find something I am seeking: Friends. I mean IRL or ‘in real life friends’. I have lots of on-line friends and I love and cherish them, but there is something about a friend you can meet for coffee, have dinner with, or with whom you can just simply hang out. With my best friend … [Read more...] about Wanted: A Friend- or The Lonely Moms Club
To Keep Pedaling It was a Tuesday. I had been married about a month and a half. I got up early to ride my stationary bike before work. My husband was getting ready to go to his office. He got a call from a friend. “Hey, you should probably turn on your TV. There’s something going on in New York City.” My husband came to me, turned on the TV next … [Read more...] about To Keep Pedaling