Laurent de Brunhoff, the son of Babar creator Jean de Brunhoff, wrote BABAR’S YOGA for Elephants. Originally published in 2002, the book provides step-by step instructions on yoga asanas (poses) and shows how yoga can be used in daily life and travels. Using Babar to show various poses breaks the western stereotype that you must … Continue reading Yoga for Elephants
Lil Sprout has had a great time with her teacher this year. I like to give her main teacher a little gift of thanks. But it has to be useful! Since her Grade One teacher is very organized and a bit minimalist, I felt that something classroom related would work best. So, as you can … Continue reading End of Year Teacher Gift – 2018
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I have been looking for easy swaps to decrease our carbohydrate intake and increase our protein and good fats. Muffins are an easy grab on those busy days and require no icepack when we are on the go. I recognize that a hard boil egg or a handful of almonds would give us a higher … Continue reading Easy Swap – Banana Hemp Muffins
I spend my day going in circles. I am behind the wheel of a car multiple times a day shuffling between work locations, my daughter’s school and her activities. Now, this can be spent in a positive state or hinge on the edge of road rage. I try to stay cool and collected but a … Continue reading Road Block Ahead
My poor husband; I think I have been brought up as a Valentine’s Day Grouch. Although, the idea of cards, poetry, and declares of love started as a tradition in the late 1700s (thanks Wiki!), I grew up thinking of it as a Hallmark Holiday. What is a Hallmark Holiday you ask? Well, it is … Continue reading Valentine’s Day Grouch?