Why do we do a 40 day practice?

In Kundalini Yoga we often do 40 day practices, mantras or kriyas. This is something I had alot of resistance to, but when you realize that challenges in a practice are what elevate you – The subject made more sense to me. Why do we do a 40 practice in Kundalini Yoga ? Because your habits define you. What would you like to define who you are? I would like to know that when I decide to do something ....

Natural Croup Treatments for Children and Babies

What  is Croup? “Croup is an infection of the upper airway, generally in children, which obstructs breathing and causes a characteristic barking cough.” Croup is a spasm of the larynx (voice box) that develops from a viral infection in children three months to four years. The hoarse, barking cough and trouble breathing appear unexpectedly in the middle of the night. Because children may have only mild hoarseness and a cough during the day, the middle-of-the-night spasms are frightening to both...

Transitioning to the Age of Aquarius

Every 2,156 years, a new age begins. From 498 AD to the year 2,654, the spring equinox occurs in the Pisces constellation. Consequently, we are technically in the Age of Pisces. It should be pointed out, however, that an age’s influence is strongly felt around 500 to 800 years before the exact juxtaposition of the signs and constellations. Therefore, the coming of Christ into this world inaugurated the Age of Pisces. The Age of Pisces is almost over. Pisces values...

Himalayan Sea Salt Benefits

Most people know that Himalayan sea salt is better for you than other salts, but do you know why? Did you know the many ways you can use it to help you & your body? Let’s discuss the many ways Himalayan sea salt is medicine! Packs a hearty 80+ minerals and elements- Himalayan salts are mineral packed crystals which formed naturally within the earth made up of 85.62% sodium chloride and 14.38% other trace minerals including: sulphate, magnesium, calcium, potassium, bicarbonate,...

Charred Raddichio, asparagus and Fresh Goat cheese Salad

This is a great salad for winter. In the winter its best to eat warming cooked food, so feel free with experimenting with sauting your salad greens! You might be surprised at how much you like it!   Ingredients: salad mix of choice shredded raddichio asparagus fresh goat cheese green onion olive oil sea salt vinegar ( balsamic or apple cider works)   Method: Saute asparagus until soft. Drizzle raddichio with olive oil and pop in oven on broiler for...

Are Heavy Metals the root cause?

I recently found out that I had heavy metals in my body. I dont know how long they have been there or how I got exposed but I did have a good feeling that the test was going to be positive. Heavy metal toxicity is very common in the population and is often a root contributor to many chronic physical and mental health conditions, like depression, anxiety, heart disease, addiction, cancer, chronic fatigue, headaches, high blood pressure, autism, memory loss, dementia,...

Tips to Balance hormones

Lately the topic of balancing hormones has been coming up a lot. Hormones, such as estrogen and insulin, are chemical messengers that affect many aspects of your health as they travel in your bloodstream throughout your entire body. If you suspect you have a hormone inbalance that needs help to treat, I recommend getting yourself tested. You can order test without a doctor here or you can also join the canary club and order discounted test. I use canary club. I highly...

Chinese New year Unit plan

We love celebrating the holidays and incorporating it into our lesson plans. This year we got together with another homeschool family and did a chinese new year party ( ahead of time). Here is what we did! Our friends arrived with a fun celebration dragon they had crafted here it is: We greeted them with saying kung hei fat choi & good luck orange slices. We started out by reading the book “The great race” , it taught the story of...

Winter root soup

ingredients: 2 parsnips peeled & sliced 1 lg celeriac root, peeled & cubed 2 leeks, sliced 2 small cauliflower heads 1 stick of butter half gallon of chicken bone broth cumin to taste coriander to taste sea salt to taste   method: boil all ingredients until soft then purée in blender...

Piano Lessons good for the Brain!

I started to question my daughters piano lessons when she began to lose interest but also felt it might be my fault because I dont practice with her. I decided to go in with her during piano classes, so that I can learn what I need to work with her at home and I’m so glad I did. It reminded me how awesome piano is for my daughters brain. Its like the ultimate brain gym! Piano is the ultimate instrument...