Sometimes new seasons of life appear at your doorway like an unannounced and unexpected visitor. Sometimes they’re welcome, sometimes they’re not. Either way, there is a way to find the grace in those seasons.
Just How Much Can One Year Change a Kitchen–and A Family? Last year when I first interviewed Amy, her son had been recently diagnosed on the autism spectrum, which sent them on a journey to revisit their diet and see what changes they could make. Now, A year later, Amy shares just how whole foods has changed their family!
I’ve struggled this year with feeling like the snobby organic mom who won’t let her kids eat what the other kids are eating. We had to bring our own ice cream and toppings to the homeschool ice cream party. Through that I had to remember to focus on the question, what are we gaining here?
Is Gluten-Free synonymous with a whole food diet? This is the question I have sought to answer over the past two years. Today I share with you the 3 ways my family enjoys gluten within our whole food diet, so you too can find your “Happy Gluten Spot”!
The garden reminds me to be still. To feel.
It is there that my mind is cleared of the fog and chaos that builds up from too many hours spent staring at a screen. With my hands in the soil, my elbows brushing bean pods as I yank green weeds from around the pepper plants I learn to feel, so that I can think again.
A celebratory event happened across our nation this past weekend! And it is offering us the perfect opportunity to completely change the way we think about food. It is time we stop thinking about food as science. It’s time for food to become less scary. Less daunting. Less guilt-ridden. Less confusing. It’s time for it to become beautiful again!
Raising kids stirs something deep in our souls — an innate knowing that our time is finite. Taking my kids outside in creation, I’m discovering how to stretch our time and pack it to the brim with meaning. God’s creativity provides the riches of resources for teaching the next generation who He is and how He loves us. Join our adventure and discover inspiration and resources for refusing rush, creating habits of rest, living intentionally, and making the most of this beautiful life!