Child trafficking

A Gentle Way to Discuss Child Trafficking

Today, July 30, is 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 kids were […]

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Eyes

Improving the Eyes

Our Eyes to Life My brain works a little differently than many. I love to hear all the different perspectives and it doesn’t threaten or offend me to hear someone else’s opinion or experience. There are so many ways to get better, and I love hearing them all.  Recently, some of the foster kids I […]

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Food Strawberries at the Home

Food, Foster Kids, and Flagitious Facts

Food One of the girls is dealing with depression at the orphanage, so I asked permission to bring her into the kitchen to help me prep the food. Making beautiful, delicious, and nutrient-dense food can be therapeutic. Today, we are making Strawberry Salad. The kids love strawberries so anticipation is growing! However, this week one of […]

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Food to Boost Immune. Diabetes gone!

Using Food to Boost Immune

Food Will Boost Immune I use to want epic things to happen, but now I’m learning to appreciate the wonder of each ordinary day. Through each experience I’ve had as a wife, a mom, a Nutritional Therapy Practitioner, and a volunteer with orphans; my most significant tools are love and food. These two can change […]

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Kids Without a Parent Need Real Food

Kids Deserve Good Food Life is full of unexpected gifts. It is tough, and passion work is certainly not easy. But these kids without a parent inspire me to persevere. There are beautiful things happening at Real Food Recovery. Yes, we sell my to afford our efforts, but only bits of information, recipes and taste […]

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Graduation Blues with my son

Graduation Blues and Autism

Graduation Blues This is a tough one but written to honor autism moms all over the world. Our family will not be celebrating a graduation this year. When my son was born in 2000, it was really cool.  We talked about how every monumental marker for his life was easily identifiable as a millennium baby. […]

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My new knives

Knives That Changed Real Food Recovery

Knives are an Important Kitchen Tool. I forgot about knives! All these years I’ve been working with food to heal my kids and foster kids, my focus has been on the food! With a great blender, ice cream maker, non-aluminum pans, etc…I felt all was good. I’ve never chosen to spend the money on knives […]

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Crisp Salted, Maple Syrup Cashew Nut Snack

Cashew Nut Makes a Yummy Protein Snack

Cashew Nut Protein Snack As a parent in today’s world, keeping our kids happy and healthy is an intentional effort. It’s really not easy with sugary treats given away at most venues. For this reason, we try to eat foods that are less-processed and prepared without toxins. Plus having variety in foods within their season […]

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