Child trafficking

A Gentle Way to Discuss Child Trafficking

Today, July 30, is recognized as World Day against Child trafficking. This day acknowledges that we have a world problem. Several years ago, traveling to Puerto Rico, we witness the signage posted everywhere in the airport how “Child Trafficking is Illegal.” My first thought was, “Puerto Rico has a real problem with child trafficking.” My […]

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The Dream Starts Here

Dreams To Build Homes for Seniors & Orphans

Dreams that will Make a Better World Sometimes we can look back and see there is purpose in the pain we’ve been through. Our family has been a part of helping so many foster children and orphans, and it changed us. After losing our first foster son to cancer, we have dreams of helping as […]

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Mother's Day is about Family

Mother’s Day is about Family

Today is Mother’s Day On this day, everyone is supposed to focus on Moms. It is supposed to be a day to recognize the sacrificial love of a Mom. Yet as I sit here with my kids bustling about their business in and out of our home, it occurs to me that this is not […]

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Immune Stock Real Food Recovery

Basic Immune-Building Stock

Build a Strong Immune with Stock Just like we want to put the best fuel in our cars, so they run well and last longer, our bodies need the best foods to be immune strong. We are all individuals and a little bit different, so our food needs vary a bit from one person to […]

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Virus

How We Choose to Live during a Virus Outbreak

Virus Outbreak We are in unchartered waters. Never in my lifetime has media shared such fear of a pandemic outbreak or information of a virus spreading so quickly. I have no memory in my lifetime of events and industries shutting down like this before. There was concern over the year 2000, but it didn’t shut […]

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Easy potatoes and avocado

It is Easy to Eat Well; Potatoes and Avocado

Easy Potato Dish One of the reasons I wrote Real Food Recovery cookbook, is because many people tell me it is not easy to cook or eat well. As a mom of 4+ kids, it took years to figure out how to spend less time in the kitchen and more with my kids and foster […]

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human

We Must Allow Ourselves to Feel and Be Human

Emotions are Human There is a story for each child in the Foster Home. Unbelievable things have happened to every single child. And it is truly amazing how resilient the human spirit can be. I decided a long time ago that I would change the foster system by helping the kids one by one where […]

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Getting the Toxins Out of Our Bodies

Toxins Over the years being a mom and volunteer for so many foster children, I see the value getting toxins out and how this helps maintain great health. The challenge is to make this inviting and fun so we can be preventative instead of reactive. As parents, we find it is much easier to prevent […]

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