Natural Dyed Easter Eggs

I wasn’t going to dye Easter eggs with my little {almost} 2 year old this year. But I was home all day the Friday before Easter, and decided to get crafty! I wanted to take a try at dying eggs naturally anyhow! Some people may want to do this as they don’t want to use the commercial dyes for a health purpose, some for a consumerism purpose, others (like me) just like to see what types of things they can DIY (along with those before mentioned as well!) There are many foods you can use to naturally dye eggs, this time around I used things we had around the house!  Read more

12 Minute Workout For Busy Mommas

I am a big believer that starting your day with some personal development for the mind, body, and soul is so important to set the tone for the rest of your day. Exercise for me has always been an important part to my day, especially in the mornings. There is just something about getting your blood pumping and releasing all those endorphins in the morning before you tackle the rest of the day! But lets face it, finding the time as a mom can be nearly impossible. And then to have the energy to tackle a long work out… you can forget it most days! I needed to find something that I could do in a shorter time frame but that was still effective. In walks the Tabata workout! I had done these workouts before in a group setting at the gym, as an hour long class. And while those classes rocked, an hour of Tabata is so awesome, it turns out just a few minutes of raising your heart rate can be equally as effective for releasing endorphins and boosting your mood for the entire day! And while you may think that you couldn’t possibly get the same results as hitting the gym for an hour, you will be pleasantly surprised to find out you can actually get better results in a shorter amount of time! Studies show that doing HIIT (High intensity interval training) such as Tabata can actually give you more improvement in aerobic and anaerobic results than working out at a moderate level for an hour! Less time- same or better results? I’m in!  Keep on Reading!

How I Cured Pink Eye In 48 Hours

That moment when you wake up, open your eyes….and one won’t open. This was me this past Monday. My eye was crusted shut. I looked in the mirror to find green and yellow puss along with a very red and swollen eye staring back at me. Helloooo Monday morning, hello pink eye. Seriously. What adult gets pink eye?!?! I am a chiropractor, and I practice solo in my office, so when stuff like this pops up, I need to close down my office. I also need to heal as quick as possible to open my doors back up. Not to mention being down with any illness when you have a toddler… ouch.  Read more