"When you parent, it's crucial you realize
you aren't raising a "mini me"
but a spirit throbbing with its own signature."
- Dr. Shefali Tsabary

Family & Kids

It truly takes a village to raise a family... even after the children have left the nest they still call upon their trusted parent(s) for guidance from time to time. When all decisions are resting on the parent(s), it can get overwhelming. 

"If you want to change the world,
go home and love your family."
- Mother Teresa

Things have shifted immensely in the past 50 years in regard to food, furniture, packaging, toys, paint, raising children, healthcare, etc. By staying open to research from all sides, and how other people are making decisions - it will help to formulate your own for yourself and family. 

Family & Kids Posts

20 Wholesome Gifts Under $20

Give safe, useful and luxurious gifts this holiday. Order by December 14, 2017 to be received in time for Christmas Day

Avoid Artificial Food Dyes

Artificial food dyes are in just about everything - especially in children's foods. Artificial food dyes have been linked to multiple health problems...

Baby Formula (Homemade)

This stuff is amazing! It was easy to order all the ingredients. All the ingredients are whole-food (no synthetic anything, no chemicals, no artificial food dyes, no hormones - all wholesome, nutrient rich supplements to nourish a growing baby.) It only takes about 20 minutes to make 36 ounces. She LOVED it, and THRIVED on it!

Babysitters & Nannies

Why do you have a babysitter when you are a stay-at-home mom? Where do find your babysitters?...

How Lighting a Candle Can Help YOU

With a simple glance at the flame my mind traveled to that birthing woman. In less than a second I was sending her strength, compassion, resilience and healing for her, her baby and those supporting her.

How To Live Without a Microwave - Even With Kids!

Do you find it hard to imagine not warming up your cooled coffee, reheating a quick meal for the kids, or even making popcorn without the microwave?! You’re not alone. Our family was in that rut until...

Lunch Box Options for Kids

Ahhhhh! Getting ready for my little girl to go to Preschool, and I'm overwhelmed with figuring out what to pack!

Mom and Baby Yoga Benefits

Receive encouragement from a mom who's been there, plus other moms who are going through postpartum recovery with you! This practice encourages healthy post-baby weight-loss, along with releasing tension...

Obtaining an Immunization Waiver is Easier Than "They" Want You to Think

You have the freedom to make health care decisions for yourself and individually per child. Popular media, the government, and the CDC would like you to trust that this new rule in Michigan is a completely new process for parents who are inclined to opt-out or delay immunizations. It's really not all that new... they just threw in a couple more inconvenient steps for parents.

Tough Mudder or Tough Mother?

Seven million people are paying to experience extreme pain; yet over 60% of women are numbing themselves during the natural process of childbirth.

About Elise

I'm a RPYT (Registered Prenatal Yoga Teacher) and RYT 500 (Registered Yoga Teacher) rooted in the Hatha tradition, and the Samkhya philosophy; however I attend a variety of classes, like Kundalini. I’m living my dharma (purpose) by creating a community to assist women during the rite of passage into motherhood through the mental, emotional, physical and spiritual qualities of the yoga practice.

In addition to yoga, I'm a mom of two beautiful children and have many interests including Feng Shui, Reiki, alternative healing methods, harnessing my intuition and whatever else inspires me along the way!

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