Being Thankful in Hard Times

  Written by Christy @ Fresh Fix Momma, Contributing Writer Hello November! It’s a beautiful time of year! A time of wonderful holidays, great food, family, friends and a time to reflect on everything that has happened over the past year. This time of year can bring so much joy to people but it can also bring up a lot of stress on people. Money issues, loss of family member or friends, maybe a hard time at work; there can be a lot that stresses people out and can be very … [Read more...]

Cultivating a Heart of Gratitude in an Unthankful World

Written by Kristen, Contributing Writer With Thanksgiving around the corner, many of us turn our hearts towards gratitude. We focus on being thankful for our loved ones, perhaps our home, or the food on our plate. It's a wonderful time! However, have you noticed how hard it is to keep that heart of gratitude year round? When turkey, mashed potatoes, and dressing are a thought from the past, it is so easy to get caught up in the unthankfulness of the world! But after all that God has done … [Read more...]

Gluten and Why I’m Thankful for It… and a Gluten Free Apple Crisp

Written by KT, Contributing Writer Weird thing to be thankful for right? Actually I am thankful for finding out that GLUTEN was responsible for much of my son's behavior problems. I still don't really believe it.  But after a trial off and then on and then off gluten, we found his tantrums to DRASTICALLY change. I mean... he's 4.  Tantrums exist for EVERY four year old - but he was spitting, hitting, biting, kicking, throwing things down the stairs. We use a variety of discipline … [Read more...]