The Vitamins that Saved my Life

The Vitamins that Saved my Life

Every year at Rejuvenate retreat I’m asked what vitamin regimen helped me get back to health after a doctor told me I was going to die if I didn’t get rid of my stressors. I figured I’d finally write it up in a post it so people can more easily share it. For me, in my situation, these truly are the best vitamins for stress.

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Exhausted: Part two

Exhausted: Part two

In the last article I posted, we were talking about the fact that it’s quite normal to feel absolutely exhausted when parenting wounded children, especially when you consider all of the crazy behaviors we are dealing with on a regular basis. We also discussed... Read more
Exhausted

Exhausted

I once worked with a mom who reminded me of where I was just a few years ago (and, if I’m not careful, where I can so easily get to now). She had been fighting the battle to help her children heal for so long that she was….well, exhausted. Emotionally,... Read more

Who Was I Before All of This?

Tonight I watched an amazing movie with my 15 year old daughter. The “boys” have left for a Father-Son retreat so we have decided to have a fun mother-daughter night full of lattes, ice cream, Panda Express, and, of course…chick flicks! We watched,... Read more
Self-Care: A Personal Story

Self-Care: A Personal Story

At one point, I had been under so much stress with parenting my children that I could hardly even look at them with loving eyes, let alone give them what they really needed. With a day-camp program coming to an end, I realized that I only had one more week of... Read more