Tag Archives: Holidays

A Meditation for Holiday Bliss

I am so fortunate to live in a neighborhood where “Christmas Balls” line the streets high up in old oak trees. Every time I have the opportunity to go for an evening walk during the month of December, dog leash in one hand and stroller in the other, I am filled with a sense of bliss, a sense of hope and a sense of peace. These Christmas Balls are truly magical! Continue reading

Bouncing Back After Holiday Binging

I love clean eating, but if you met me around the holidays you would never know it. It starts at Halloween. I consciously buy assorted candy bags with Sweetarts, Nerds and Laffy Taffy, which I can easily avoid, but when my children return from foraging with vast amounts of chocolate I loose all control. Yes, I admit it, I scour their Trick or Treating bags for my favorite candy ever…..Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups! Continue reading

10-Minute Mommy Rejuvenation

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Here it is; the beginning of the holiday season.  Amazing how it just sneaks up on you.  Personally, I can’t be more excited, because I finally have a little one to try and amaze with decorations, holiday music, and the start of family traditions!  Whether the holiday season drives you to put up three Christmas trees all before December 1st or if it just drives you bonkers, I know that all the hustle and bustle is best tolerated when we make a little time for ourselves every day.  You may not be able to squeeze a spin class in on the morning of Thanksgiving or even do the community’s Turkey Trot that always sounds like a good idea but just never happens, BUT you may be able to find time to do this quick 10 minute workout in a corner of your room before even getting out of your PJ’s!  Continue reading