Intro Episode 1: What is The Rooted Family?

Intro Episode 1:  What is The Rooted Family?

The first podcast! Hooray. Join me as a I give some background into how The Rooted Family came to be and getting sad, mad, really angry and embracing mindfulness spurred me into starting The Rooted Family and why I am on a mission to turn around today’s statistics for our kids and families. This is a grass roots, grow roots movement. Thanks for joining!

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9 AWESOME, THOUGHTFUL GIFTS TEACHERS WILL LOVE!

9 AWESOME, THOUGHTFUL GIFTS TEACHERS WILL LOVE!

Every holiday season, I start getting the one big question.

No, not is the the man with bag real, but WHAT IS A GOOD GIFT THAT TEACHERS REALLY WANT?

I have been told that helping parents come up with teacher gifts is one of my superpowers (because I, like Johnny Cash, walk the line since I am both teacher and parent) and as I noticed the questions coming in this holiday season, I decided to take a break from the usual blog post to give you a list of my faves. I know parents want to give teacher gifts that they will love and actually use so put down that mug (we love you, but no more mugs) and get reading!

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How going minimal helped my mental health and made me a better mom

How going minimal helped my mental health and made me a better mom

 I was constantly cleaning up a mess my 2-year-old had made, attempting to cook some complicated meal, doing piles of laundry, planning workouts and ways to get back to my pre-baby weight and worrying about how I was going to keep it all together when I went back to work in just four short weeks.  

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