Finding the Right Side Sleeper Pillow

side sleeper pillowI’m a side sleeper and I’ve had an ongoing battle with finding a good pillow for side sleepers. Generally speaking, due to busy lives, it’s hard to get enough sleep and good sleep to begin with. We all know how important adequate, restful sleep is and how hard it can be to attain it. Battling with pillows all night for proper support between side and back sleeping doesn’t help matters. …

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Fresh Peaches & A Ladybug

Peaches & Lady BugBrowsing through images recently, I ran across this memory from last summer. The kiddos and I tagged along with a good friend on a somewhat spontaneous road trip from Arizona to Utah. We stopped at the Grand Canyon, saw many beautiful, scenic sights along the way and had fun visits with family.

I loved experiencing all the fun through the kids’ eyes. Seeing the Grand Canyon for the first time (truly amazing even when you’ve seen it before), picking fresh fruit and veggies from family gardens and just enjoying different sights and sounds from normal everyday life….

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Fall Tips for Health

Jack O LanternsThis past summer and fall have been a whirlwind. With summer travel, my oldest starting Kindergarten, new routines and additional duties (such as volunteering in the library at school), this fall has been an adjustment to say the least.

There were quite a few days I wasn’t sure what my name was. My son seemed to handle the transition to Kindergarten much better than I did. Managing two different school schedules (elementary and preschool) has proven to be much more of an adjustment than I expected. …

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Take Time to Smell the Roses – or Watch Hot Air Balloons

Hot Air Balloons in SkyI know I’ve been a little MIA lately. Work has been crazy busy. A good thing, but of course that leaves less time for personal projects, like this blog. Trying to keep all the balls in the air is an ongoing quest as we all well know.

This post doesn’t have anything to do with gluten, but it does have to do with taking little moments when you can to just stop and enjoy the moment. That of course does tie into health and happiness so it’s fitting here. :)

I heard the kids get up on Sunday (early as usual). I was lying in bed knowing I had minutes before I had to get up too. The scooting chair across the kitchen floor means they are headed for candy, cocoa, or sugar. Or if the fighting over the same toy starts, someone has to referee and “make it equal.” I was trying to enjoy the last few minutes of being horizontal (I am not a morning person)….

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