Category: Health

Alatheia Riding Center improves lives

Have you heard of this unique place we have in our valley? Alatheia is a center that offers therapeutic horse riding. It is a member of the Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship International and The Norwegian Fjord Horse Registry. The goals are geared towards independence in life skills. It is a non-profit center and with […]

The freedom in vulnerability

Nearly two years ago, my beautiful friend and I sat inches apart, sharing our deepest struggles with each other. This friend was always forthright with me about the things she was striving to change about herself. I liked listening to her, watching her perfectly painted red lips as she spoke. She inspired me. On this […]

Packing cleaner lunches

Fruit, Veggie, Protein, Treat*. Appealing display, nice to eat. Whether you’re a Stay-at-home or a I’ve-got-another-job-too Mom, it feels good to have a handle on lunches. The sense of accomplishment attached to knowing that I fed my children, husband, and myself WELL really boosts the level of energy I apply to the day-to-day grind. Over […]

Jogging stroller basics: Let’s roll!

Running with your little one can be a great bonding adventure, or, let’s be real, an easy way to get out of the house and get some exercise! Here’s a few steps to get you on the road: Like most things regarding your littles, follow all stroller safety rules. A three-wheeled jogging stroller is recommended […]

How I became an exclusively pumping mom

You have a good and normal birth and are now blessed with a healthy baby. And he is hungry. You really, really want to breastfeed, so you give him what you can. But your milk isn’t quite in yet. You wait and wait and nurse and nurse. And wait. And Baby gets hungrier and hungrier. […]

Exercise for mamas

Hi Wenatchee moms! Are you all getting enough exercise? It’s tough for moms, isn’t it? It’s really important to move our bodies every day and we often do that for our children — taking them to practice, gymnastics, the pool — but it’s hard to fit in enough exercise for ourselves either on these outings while we’re watching our […]