Category: Health

5 tabata workouts when you are short on time

Finally! Your child is down for their afternoon nap and you have an hour and a half to yourself. You know you have a house to clean and laundry to fold, but you really want to squeeze a workout in, too. But how exactly are you going to make it work? TABATA, that’s how. What’s […]

5 reasons why your child won’t sit still

(Guest blogger Mary Kostka is a Pediatric Occupational Therapist specializing in Sensory Processing Disorder at her private practice, ‘Ohana Occupational Therapy, LLC, in Wenatchee and Leavenworth.) There are many reasons why a child will have difficulty sitting calmly in a chair. These are the most common problems I see that cause those wild wiggles!  1) The […]

My health journey

A year ago I was an unhealthy mess. I had hives, diverticulitis, and chronic infections. I always complained about not feeling well, had frequent heartburn and headaches, I was constantly stressed, my food allergies were getting worse, and I felt like my health was spiraling out of control. Traditional medicine was only treating the symptoms […]

A letter for my future children

The truth for my children: The hard times you will face in your lifetime may be the biggest heartache I experience in mine. When you are born I hope that I can forever shield you from the experiences of sadness, heartbreak, disappointment, anger or insult. I know that I can’t, for that is what life […]

4 ways to exercise with your kids

After the kids come, “you” time becomes their time and you feel stuck. How are you supposed to get a workout when you are constantly feeding, chasing and diaper changing? One effective method that many moms have used and been successful with is using their child as a workout tool. Unsure what we mean? Keep reading! 1. […]