If you’ve ever enjoyed a McCafe Shamrock Shake at McDonald’s, you’re likely well aware that it’s back in season. Only available for a few weeks leading up to St. Patrick’s Day, the shake has developed a cult-like following since it was introduced in the 1970s. But something seemingly so straightforward as a milkshake, which should just contain a few ingredients, isn't as simple as it first … [Read more...] about Make Your Own: A Healthy Take on the Shamrock Shake
A few months beyond my 40th birthday, I discovered the first secret to aging well. It was to stop dwelling and start doing. How often do you hear someone with an ache or a health setback say, “I’m just getting old,” or make some derogatory remark about their body? Are you one who complains about getting old? Well, if you say so! That’s how to counter those remarks and thoughts, … [Read more...] about My Secret to Slower Aging
One of the most difficult concepts I ever had to learn – and that I still sometimes struggle with - was the importance of putting me first. As Moms, our lives revolve around other people, especially if we take care of little people. We make sure they get where they need to be. We put meals on the table. We help with homework, volunteer at schools, assist with extracurricular activities, give … [Read more...] about Self Care vs. Self Sacrifice: Which Do You Choose?