The Mint Pixie

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2017, The Year of No Apologies

Why does this world think that it has any right to tell us who we are, what we should look like, what we can and cannot do, and who we are going to become?

What I do to recover quickly from a cold

I would go to the doctor and they would put me on course after course of antibiotics, which as you know from reading my previous posts, is a tremendous part of what led my immune system to just crumble and become vulnerable to autoimmunity and other disease.

For My Dearest- On Moving Across The Country

HONESTLY, I hope your family understands healthy separation and the meaning of LOVE. Because it is a whole ton easier when this is not a hurdle that needs to be climbed, jumped, burned, argued over repeatedly, revisited constantly, and then, hopefully, eventually, sunk with an anchor in the farthest depths of the darkest oceans.

The Mint Pixie’s Juice Pulp Orange Carrot Spice Muffins-Gluten Free

As we know, another key to reducing inflammation is keeping the fake and refined sugar out of our diets. If I do use sugar in our home for healthy treats, I stick to real, organic maple sugar, and raw, local honey, and I don't bake every day!

Silence is Permission-Overcoming Patterns From a Codependent and Narcissistic Family of Origin

Have you ever had the experience of trying to communicate with someone who really doesn't like to talk about anything that has depth or substance? Rather, they are quite happy to talk about the weather, gossip about others, or wax... Continue Reading →

A letter of Apology 

"The big people around you, through their silence and inability or unwillingness to help you, sent you the very loud and clear message that you were not worthy of help."

Part three: Healing Together with your child- The clues, the home environment, and the recovery process

I know several parents, including myself, who are walking the journey of recovering from brain injuries such as PANDAS/PANS and autism, right along side of their child, working to recover their own health. Using homeopathy, functional medicine and many other... Continue Reading →

A clean and bright Midwestern cottage style kitchen redo

Hi friends! I thought I would take a little side-step and make a fun post about our recent kitchen remodel. As you will see in the pictures, it was completely gutted and redone. We had so much fun helping with... Continue Reading →

PANS/PANDAS part two- how we’ve helped our child recover: Genetics and Homeopathy

I have really been struggling with constructing part two of our journey with Pans/Pandas... as those of you who have dealt with these conditions understand, often times it's one step forward and two steps back, and all along the way... Continue Reading →

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