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Thanksgiving

As many are reflecting with gratitude, I want to share a shout out to those who have shaped and molded me into who I am today. It’s impossible to rank these, so consider each one as important as the next one. My Kids Each has prodded me onward in studying the brain, body, and gut! …

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Clean Eating for Thanksgiving

Traveling. Dining out. Hosting. “What’s the plan?” asks my mom. With three teenagers, horses, chickens, and a dog, traveling has become a bit cumbersome. With our kids each recognizing their unique physiological responses to gluten, dining out is challenging. So that leaves hosting. Traditions + Gluten Free = Yummy Traditions are important in my family …

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Live In The Dash

Adulting It’s official! I’ve been “an adult” over half my life. My oldest is a high school senior and is repeatedly hearing, “What are you doing to be when you grow up?” All of this “adulting” has me reflecting on my dash—that long space on one’s headstone between birth and death. Do It Now In …

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Turtle Mountain Reservation

Presenting last year at the North Dakota Catholic Conference was the catalyst to step into a new space figuratively and literally. Figuratively & Literally After returning to Minnesota, I reached out to the Principal at Saint Ann’s School in Belcourt, ND. I felt a strong calling that I was to go there. Know that I …

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Fake It Until You Make It

Watching a performance, I saw one person whose eyes were watering and nose was dripping. I wondered whether she had a cold or had pulled a muscle or if perhaps someone had died. The next day the same person was on stage smiling and fully engaged in the performance. Afterwards, I shared my observation from …

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