meadow in summer

Downtime and Silver Linings

Loosen your bone, Wilma.

This was the quote on my calendar yesterday, “Loosen your bone, Wilma.”

This reference to Wilma from the cartoon, The Flintstones, was quite fitting as I was heading off for a short get-away to “loosen up.” A little change of scenery helps to refresh the mind, body, and spirit. I like to spend some time outdoors hiking.

After five months in Illinois, I’m flying driving to California Michigan. Wow, pandemic really changed my planning, lol, although the hiking part remains the same. Read more

playing soccer

Nighttime Sobbing? Daytime Behavior Challenges? 😵

Sobbing or acting out? Growth may be the culprit

The sun, warmth, and outdoors are the perfect catalysts for growth in your children.

With that growth comes two common challenges to being a parent — pain and dis-regulation.

As a parent, there is nothing more heart breaking to have a sobbing child in the middle of the night, “my legs hurt,” with little to offer for comfort other than Motrin.

Equally frustrating is the growing child who seems like they are out of control, going from zero to one hundred on the emotion scale in a nano-second.  Read more

running and walking shoes

Do Your Running and Walking Shoes Feel Great? Or Just Ok?

All the miles of walking and running has got you wondering if it’s time to get new shoes. I know, the shoes you have are so comfortable! It’s so hard to find a pair that feels right.

Despite all of the technology and expert advice at the sports stores, I find there are two, more basic traits which can be the difference between feeling ok and feeling great. Read more

UVC lamp

What’s the Odd Light in the Office?

UVC Lamps- What do they do?

UVC lamp

The coronavirus continues to be a concern and your safety is of utmost importance.

This UVC lamp (pictured) is a way we are going the extra mile for you.

Are you sensitive to chemical cleaners?

This space age looking lamp is another way we keep everything as sterile as possible without the residue of harsh chemicals. The UVC lamp also produces ozone for a one-two punch killing both surface and air borne pathogens. We use the lamp between uses of a room. Read more

4th of July

Holiday How To’s

So much to celebrate!

  • This great nation turns 244
  • You’ve survived three+ months into the Covid altered world
  • Summer is here, with full-on heat and humidity!

For some of you the holiday weekend is a time to kick back and relax, for others its a time to get outdoors on a trail. I’m re-sharing the most popular How To videos to support you in finding calm, or getting yourself put back together after a close encounter with the ground.

Happy Fourth of July!

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