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Mother’s Day Guide

Mother’s Day is coming up and I wanted to share a new…

Nourishing Hope Holiday Guide

  Holiday Gift Guide I get many in my community…

Self-Care for Parents

As a parent, there is a lot to juggle. Getting…

Dump the Resolutions and Focus on Self-Care

I love the new year…Well, sort of. Let me explain. I love the opportunity during the new year to reflect on what I want to create. I dislike the “pressure” of the “New Year’s Resolution.” It feels so forced. And if you know me, you know I dislike feeling forced to do anything… even if […]

Sharing my heart… on my birthday

Today’s my birthday! As I reflect on my 48 years on this planet, I want to share what’s in my heart. I’m so grateful for all of my autism parents. My life is so significantly enriched with you in it. You are brave. You are real. You are aware and open-minded. You are loving. You […]

Traveling on a Special Diet

Now that summer has arrived, I’d like to share some tips for traveling on a special diet. Traveling with children can be challenging enough.  If you or your child is on a special diet, the idea of taking a trip can make any mother think twice and consider just staying home. You cannot simply rely […]

New Year’s Sleep Resolution: Sleep Like a Baby

New Year’s sleep resolution… Are you in? The best thing about this “resolution” is that you don’t have to do ANYTHING! …Just sleep. While Nourishing Hope is about healthy food and nutrition that nourishes our children (and nourishes hope for a healthy future for your family), I think it is essential this year to talk […]

For Autism Mothers on Mother’s Day

A free gift for you on Mother’s Day! People often ask me HOW I gained so much knowledge about food, nutrition, and specialized diets for autism (and beyond). Sure, I have analyzed hundreds of published studies, collaborated with physicians and researchers, and gained extensive experience through my clinical practice over the past decade – but […]

Love Sauerkraut: Putting Loving Intention into Your Food and Cooking

Not only do we love sauerkraut in our family, but we make “love sauerkraut.”  What do I mean? Are you familiar with Dr. Masaru Emoto’s work, Messages from Water? He has done experiments where he writes a word on a bottle of water and freezes the water into a “snowflake” crystal.  The results are astonishing.  […]