My holiday season went quite a bit differently than I was expecting. As holiday music spread Christmas cheer throughout my home, I wasn’t planning on boxes of rapid COVID-19 tests to be amongst the packages of presents and tins...
In our home, Christmas won't be all hustle and bustle this year. We won't be running around to holiday parties or baking tons of cookies from scratch. I doubt we'll be rounding through a bucket list of "holiday magic"...
I consider myself to be a deep-waters kind of person. I feel things deeply, and I mull for very long periods. While I generally count this as a good thing, it can be a very uncomfortable quality when it...
When it comes to your period it's important to remember that it's not just the time of the month when you are bleeding, but it's an entire cycle that has repetition and predictability.  Once you understand your own menstrual...
I logged into Facebook today during nap time to get some posts up on my Oak + Oats FB page and answer some comments/messages. I ten out of ten prefer spending my social media time on Instagram, but I...
I had no idea how much I needed a break. Have you ever gotten to a place where you don’t even recognize yourself anymore? I know moms all over feel this at a deep level. All of our waking (sometimes...
I’ll be honest, I began functional bodybuilding after seeing a program that was titled, “Feel good and look good naked.” Who doesn’t want that?! So, after a little research, I started the program. I loved it so much we...
“Hey Mommy, why do old men drive the fanciest cars?” I chuckled at my son’s witty observation, and I probably mumbled out some corrective response. Yet, I wondered to myself, “How in the world did he come to that conclusion?”   We...
I have outlived my mother. Something most people do, but not something anyone wants to achieve before forty. I did not have my mother for so many milestones: graduations, wedding, and babies. She died of a preventable disease she would...
Did you know that 7 days without a pun makes one weak?  Well... now you know! No one wants to be weak and one way to avoid that fate is by snacking. Right?! Snacks give us energy to sustain us until...

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The Colorado Springs Guide to Pediatric Therapy

When your child needs specialized care, searching for a provider can seem like a daunting task. The Colorado Springs Guide to Pediatric Therapy will...