As an adoptive parent, I've spent years reading about and seeking to understand the effects of trauma, including but not limited to anxiety, depression, behavioral issues, and attachment/relationship issues. Trauma can manifest in the body as well. If you're interested in learning more about this, … [Read more...] about Yoga helps kids with trauma & anxiety
If you've been reading my blog for long, you know my life sort of imploded about six years ago (my dad died, we adopted two more kids from foster care, plus other things I didn't share online). As I struggled to cope with all of that, I began a journey towards strength in body, mind, and soul. … [Read more...] about Online personal training
There's a sign at one of our favorite local restaurants that says, "Dogs welcome; people tolerated." Ken says I need a sign like that in the house. Dogs are uncomplicated and their love is unconditional. Sure, every now and then they eat something gross in the yard or chew the corner of a rug (or in … [Read more...] about Why your dog is good for you!