Moms Meet WOW Summit Goes Virtual This Year!

Do you enjoy learning about the natural and organic products industry? Do you like meeting other influencers with similar interests? And most importantly, do you like learning about brands that help you live a healthier lifestyle? If you do, then join me this March in the first ever virtual WOW Summit!

For the past few years, the Moms Meet WOW Summit were held in person with industry speakers, product samplings, and live entertainment. But due to the global pandemic and safety concerns for attendees, Moms Meet decided to move their annual Summit to completely online/virtual. The awesome team at Moms Meet promises the same exciting event with tons of opportunities to learn about the natural and organic industry and reach out to brand and professionals. And this year, the Moms Meet WOW Summit is completely FREE!

This year’s Moms Meet WOW Summit is from March 9-11 and you can register here: https://wowevents.momsmeet.com/wow-summit-virtual/register/. Just make sure you sign up to be a Moms Meet member to attend the event for free. There will be educational workshops, industry speakers, and networking with like-minded moms. But of course, you don’t even have to be a mom to attend this fun and educational event. Anyone can join and attend, but be sure to sign up early so you can get all the updates on participating brands and speakers!

Here are some of the participating brands:

Boiron, CBD Fx, Dr. Praeger’s, Kids Smart, Sambucol, Think, Brazi Bites, Beyond the Lunchbox, kiwi, Lundberg Family Farms, Sonoma Creamery, and many more!

Since this is the first virtual WOW Summit, I’m excited to see what’s in store for everyone. In the past, the event was held indoors at a well-known venue but since this year will be online only, you can even attend the 3-day event in your pajamas!

Here’s a sneak peak at what the schedule will be:

Opening Ceremony

Virtual Exhibit Hall Open

Keynote Speaker Session

General Speaker Session

Community and Blogger+ Influencer Workshop

Community Virtual Happy Hour

and more to add…!

The Moms Meet Virtual WOW Summit this year is open to everyone. You don’t have to be a blogger or social media influencer. As long as you have a love or interest for healthy living for both children and adults, then you’ll most likely walk away with some very useful information!

Be sure to register here: https://wowevents.momsmeet.com/wow-summit-virtual/register/

*photos courtesy of Moms Meet

 

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Get Ready. Set. Plant – 10 Ways to Get Kids to Enjoy Gardening

It seems like I’ve been gardening all my life. And teaching children the skills and love for gardening are what brings me joy in the gardening world. If you can see their huge smiles and excitement as they watch their plants grow, then you know you have instilled a love for nature.

I still remember as a young child, my parents would bring me out to their backyard to help plant pumpkin seeds. I then graduated to planting tree saplings to learning how to transplant, divide plants, and propagate. While not every child desires to learn about plants, most of them do however enjoy being outdoors and digging their fingers in the soil.

There are health benefits to growing your own garden or planting your own food. You get to be outside in fresh air, you decide on what you want to grow, you can see pollinators visit your garden, and you can enjoy the bounty of your fresh fruits and vegetables! And there are many easy to grow plants for children no matter their skill level.

With spring just around the corner, now is the best time to prepare for your spring planting. If you like to start with seeds, get them ready as most seeds take about 7-10 days to sprout and then 2-3 months for the plants to be fully grown. If you can’t wait for the seeds to sprout and transplant, then seedlings or small established plants might be a better choice.

Below are 10 ways of getting your child to grow their own garden. These are fairly easy steps and you can start small with just a few plants.

1 – Start off with easy to grow plants: beans, beets, carrots, peas, radishes, and tomatoes. Beans, carrots, and tomatoes can be easily grown in planters. Be sure to purchase organic whenever possible as these are edible plants.

2 – Decide on whether you want to grow in a planter or directly in ground. Planters are great for beginners or if you have a small space. Make sure planters have good drainage holes.

3 – Do you or your child have a favorite flower? Research whether the flower is in season. Check out planting seasons here: https://www.highcountrygardens.com/plant-finder/easy-to-grow-perennials

4 – Decide if you want to grow from seeds or seedlings. Most seeds take about 7-10 days to sprout. Seedlings are usually about 2-3 inches tall and can be planted directly into the ground or in a planter that can accommodate the size of a fully grown plant. Growing from seeds are particularly fun because your child can track the growth of the seed as it germinates into a seedling!

5 – Take your child to a garden center. Walk around the garden center to see what’s in season and get inspiration. Talk to a horticulturist while there to get some insider tips on growing a bountiful garden! And while you’re there, pick up some plants and start planting!

6 – Purchase basic garden tools: thick gloves, garden spade, garden hand trowel, small rake, garden shears, and watering can. Get either child size tools or smaller adult size so they’ll grow with your child.

7 – Go on a nature walk at a local park or arboretum. This will inspire both you and your child to appreciate and discover various plants. Many arboretums also sell native plants so it’s a great time for your kiddos to pick out some on their own.

8 – A plant journal. Depending on the age of your child, you can have them start a plant journal where they can draw or cut out pictures of what they’re planting. Then record the start date of planting and the growth period. This also helps develop good recording skills for future planting and gardening techniques.

9 – Grow specific plants for pollinators. Great plants to grow for butterflies and bees are native flowers or all-inclusive plants such as herbs, sunflowers, and daisies. Pollinators help increase the growth of your own plants as well as help them pollinate other plants. I love growing Milkweed for Monarch butterflies. These unique and beautiful pollinators are particularly attracted to this specific plant.

10 – Plant a hummingbird habitat garden. Once in awhile I will grow plants that hummingbirds love right in front of my front door. It’s so delightful to hear their little wings flap as they drink the nectar from my plants. Hummingbird plants include Butterfly Bush, Trumpet Vine, and Honeysuckles. Just think of anything in a tubular flower shape where their long beaks can reach into the flowers.

See below to print out a Spring Planting Calendar so you’ll know the best times to plant and harvest.

KidsGardening Interactive Spring Planting Calender

Click to access interactive-planting-calendar.pdf

Instill the love of gardening and being in nature when your child is young. Teach them basic gardening skills and they’ll soon want to grow a garden for you!

Happy gardening!

*photos courtesy of High Country Gardens and KidsGardening

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Eco-Friendly February Tasks

Can you believe it’s already February? Last year seemed like the longest year and yet it also flew by so quickly! With February already in full swing, there are lots of things we can do this month to kick start our goals for an environmentally friendly New Year!

VALENTINE’S DAY– Yes, yes, I know most people think this holiday is a marketing ploy, and I gotta admit, brands probably make tons of money for this holiday. Whether you celebrate Valentine’s Day or not, I think it’s a fun tradition to begin or continue with your children. The colors of Valentine’s Day is quite festive – reds, pinks, lavenders, and even blues. But how do we make this holiday more eco-friendly? Candy wrappers are bound to be thrown into the trash along with other plastic and not so easily recyclable items. Here are some tips to keep it eco-friendly:

  • Send e-gift cards. This might seem less sentimental, but you don’t have to send gift cards to only your significant other. You can send them to your friends, siblings, nieces, nephews, cousins, teachers, and the list goes on! Electronic gift cards are fast and don’t require any shipping via mail or using those pesky unrecyclable plastic cards.

  • Purchase locally grown flowers or from family-owned farms. Locally grown flowers require less carbon footprint to ship and flower farms owned by small families usually have more unique and fresher varieties.

  • Try making a vegetarian feast for Valentine’s Day with these dishes: – Exotic mushroom pasta by using oyster mushrooms, Shitake mushrooms, or Enoki mushrooms. You can find the more exotic versions at Asian grocery stores and natural grocery stores. – Heavenly Layer Dip, which uses red tomatoes, red bell peppers, sour cream, light shredded cheese, olives, and strawberry jam (or any berry flavored jam). – Chocolate covered fruits such as chocolate-covered strawberries, peaches, mangoes, or any other unique fruits.

  • Most children love to be spoiled on Valentine’s Day! Gift them with homemade heart shaped cookies, chocolate-covered strawberries and mangoes, and a special trip to a local zoo or museum (if they are open in your area).

CHINESE LUNAR NEW YEAR – This year is the Year of the Ox so it’s important for those born under the Ox sign to be especially aware. Chinese New Year or Lunar New Year is a huge celebration every year. But with the pandemic and safety concerns in mind, families might have to celebrate with only their immediate household. Traditionally, there are parades, firecrackers, and huge family and friends gatherings, so you would have to see what your state, country, and city have restrictions on. To make it eco-friendly this year, here are some tips:

  • Red envelopes are traditionally given to children or unmarried young folks. It’s still okay to give cash as cash is a recyclable and reusable commodity.

  • Celebrate the traditions of Chinese Lunar New Year by reading books. There are some great books that children can read to learn all about this holiday. Include books with pictures to make them more festive.

  • Decorate with paper decorations. Red is the traditional good luck color for the new year. You can find paper decorations at specialty Asian stores to decorate your house with.

BLACK HISTORY MONTH – During Black History Month, it’s a great way to teach children about historical and iconic leaders who helped change the world. Purchase books with pictures that can be read every year.

VEGANUARY – The month of January was to celebrate Vegetarians and Vegans. But we could still continue with this tradition through February. Try to include at least one vegan or vegetarian meal during the week. Vegetarian dishes are fairly easy to make and don’t have to be just salads. You can make vegetarian pasta, vegetarian soup, and vegetarian tacos. Reduce the amount of animal protein to up to 3 times a week. Meat production is one of the largest polluters in the world and one of the biggest hidden pitfalls in carbon dioxide consuming our planet.

CAMPUS CLEAN UP – Depending on where you live and the safety protocols at your school, you can host a campus cleanup day. With the permission of the school principal, teacher, or an environmental club, pick a day where students can go around the school campus to pick up trash and or/pick weeds. A campus cleanup day promotes environmental awareness of trash and how students can help keep our schools and communities clean. Be sure to wear gloves while doing the cleanup.

SPRING PLANTING – With the spring season sneaking upon us, now is the best time to start your indoor seed planting. When you plant your own vegetables and fruits you get the full quality of your bounty and children can learn the growing process from seed to harvest to eating them! Easy plants for children to grow include: Peas, beans, beets, carrots, radishes, and sunflowers. Planting your own garden also helps with cleaning the atmosphere, reduces carbon footprint, and promotes healthier eating. Start by planting the seeds indoors and then transplant them outdoors when it’s warmer.

Start off the year with a goal to be more environmentally conscious in everything you do and buy. Take small steps if you’re just starting out and soon you’ll become an advocate for the planet!

*photo courtesy of Arbor Day Foundation, Food&Wine magazine, KidsGardenNews

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How to Boost Your Immunity For 2021

If 2020 was the year of challenges, then 2021 should be the year of “building your immunity”. I think we’ve all had our share of health problems, whether they are genetic or brought on by unhealthy habits. But what I’ve learned from the pandemic and seeing how others are building their immunity, it’s clear that maintaining your health is one of the most important aspects in beating most illnesses.

While some of us are lucky with long term great health – never really getting sick except for a few sniffles here and there. The majority of people tend to get a few colds throughout the year or even the flu once or twice. Add in COVID health issues, we must do all that we can to maintain good health and prolong our good practices.

Below are some ways you can boost your immunity throughout the year, with emphasis for those with special dietary choices:

– EAT A BALANCED DIET RICH IN FRESH FRUITS AND VEGETABLES. I can’t say enough how important it is to eat as much fresh fruits and vegetables as possible. Originally established as the “5 A Day” campaign by the World Health Organization , doctors and scientists determined that adults need to have at least 5 servings of fruits and vegetables during the day to maintain a healthy lifestyle. But rules have changed in accordance to where you live as well as your own lifestyle. However, to maintain good health, eating at least 5 servings of fruits and vegetables still helps in the prevention of most illnesses and diseases. For children – cut that by no more than half the amount so that children can build healthy minds and bodies.

– REDUCE OR ELIMINATE SUGAR AND SALT. While our bodies do need a bit of natural salt and sugar, heavy amounts during the day can cause detrimental health issues later on in life. Obesity as well as many other health issues can cause problems with both your health and lifestyle. According to WHO, salt intake should be no more than 5 grams per day. Sugar should be no more than 10% of total energy intake. Reduce that even more for younger children.

– REDUCE STRESS. While that sounds easier said than done, when you’re committed to reducing stress factors in your life, you will eventually see a difference in your own health and mentality. Find ways of reducing stress such as meditation, slow stretching and exercising, taking walks, or reading books can be beneficial for both children and adults. Remember that children have the same stress response that adults do so keep an eye out for your kids when they are feeling stressed.

– EXERCISE. Exercising has been around since the dawn of time. Even animals do some form of exercising. Exercising helps boost the immunity as well as tone muscles and ligaments. At least 30 minutes of exercise is sufficient and adjust according to age and ability. Jogging, brisk walking, jumping ropes, and just running around are great ways to get some exercise in.

– SLEEP. Getting the proper amount of sleep is crucial in maintaining balance. As an adult, you already know how less sleep can affect your lifestyle. Imagine how tiring it is for children when they don’t get enough quality sleep. According to studies, children ages 3-6 should get approximately 10-12 hours of quality sleep each day; ages 7-12 years old should get approximately 10-11 hours of quality sleep each day; ages 12-18 years old should get approximately 8-9 hours of quality sleep each day.

– EAT PROBIOTICS. Our gut (digestive and gastrointestinal tract) helps break down food to deliver the necessary nutrients our bodies need. When we feed our bodies healthier food choices, such as fruits, vegetables, lean protein, and plant-based milk, our gut has a better chance of appropriating these important nutrients to ensure a healthy body. Probiotics are live bacteria in our body that helps fight off certain infections and illnesses. Most people can tolerate probiotic foods such as yogurt and other fermented foods. Be sure to check labels to ensure the fermented foods contain live probiotics.

– TAKE SUPPLEMENTS. Many people nowadays do not get the proper amount of vitamins and minerals in their food. Taking supplements can boost your immunity if you’re lacking in the proper amount of vitamins. Vitamins vary by degree of efficacy, age of recipient, and type. Depending on your age and your health issues, taking supplements can fill in gaps in your daily food intake. Check with your local natural grocery store and speak with a vitamin expert on the right kind of vitamins for you. Children as young as 5 years old can take vitamins and supplements but be sure not to rely solely on vitamins and supplements.

IMMUNITY-BOOSTING FOODS FOR THOSE WITH SPECIAL DIETS:

– VEGETARIANS AND VEGANS. Because vegetarians and vegans do not eat animal protein, they can lack the importance B12 vitamin. This results in being more tired, having memory issues, and less physical balance. Eat foods rich in Vitamin B12 such as non-dairy milk and nuts.

GLUTEN-FREE. Some people are gluten-intolerant or gluten-sensitive. Some simply choose not to eat gluten made food. Gluten can do harm in digestive tracts for those who are gluten-intolerant or have celiac disease. Choose gluten-free foods that are also rich in vitamins and minerals such as nuts, quinoa, and gently cooked vegetables.

– DAIRY INTOLERANCE. An intolerance to dairy food or lactose (basic sugar found in animal milk) can lead to stomachaches, bloating, and overall lethargy. In order to have some kind of calcium, protein, and healthy fat, those with lactose intolerance should choose foods such as plant-based milk including almond and soy which are usually fortified with calcium and vitamin D.

– NUT ALLERGY. Those with nut allergies can have life-threatening illnesses even death if exposed to certain nuts. The most common allergy is the peanut. In order to get the proper amounts of vitamin E, magnesium, and selenium, choose nut-free foods such as eggs, sunflower seeds, and whole grains.

With diligence, determination, and a true desire to live a healthier life, we can increase our immunity by following the above steps. Speak with your health practitioner or certified health coach for more in-depth diagnosis of any health issues. Generally speaking, building your own immunity takes time and practice and really getting to know what your body truly needs to be healthy.

* portions of this post was provided by New Hope Network. I am a member of the New Hope Influencer Co-op (www.newhope.com), a network of health and wellness bloggers committed to spreading more health to more people.

*photo credit gardenoflife.com, newhope.com, haliborange

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20 Life-Changing Habits to Make Now

Every new year do you make resolutions and promises for a better year? While most of us might make some form of a New Year’s resolution, carrying it through is an entirely different story.

But if you are to make any kind of promises to yourself for 2021, start by taking care of your health and lifestyle. The choices we make and the actions we take all cumulates to an end result we can either be proud of or wish we could have done better.

Below I’ve gathered 20 tips you can begin now to help improve your life. We don’t have to be perfect or do perfect things. But we should do whatever we can to improve ourselves.

1 – Practice self respect. No one truly knows you more than yourself. Remember that no matter how old you are and where you are in life, taking care of your mind and body will help you through many obstacles.

2 – Slow down. In the fast-paced digital world, are we not mostly staring at our screen every few seconds? Or perhaps our minds are constantly thinking about one thing or another? Take time to slow down so that you can act and think appropriately.

3 – Eat plenty of fruits and vegetables. We all know by now that eating an equal balance of fresh fruits and vegetables can help our minds and bodies. Vitamins, minerals, and supplements are essential to a healthy lifestyle. Invest in organic and local fruits and vegetables that can help prevent certain illnesses and diseases.

4 – Appreciate nature. We are all born from nature, therefore we must protect nature itself. What is nature? It is our environment, which includes the air, the trees, water, and our atmosphere.

5 – Don’t be wasteful. Buy less and use less.

6 – Achieve higher learning. Don’t let learning new skills stop you from growing. You can always achieve a higher form of learning no matter your position in life. But most importantly, learn about things that make you a better person.

7 – Be kind. Children are taught at a young age to be kind to their friends and teachers. Sadly, many people grow up forgetting that very important skill. To be kind to others does not mean weakness. In fact, it takes a bigger person to show kindness when there is adversity.

8 – Be humble. There are situations in life where you need to speak up about yourself, and situations where it’s best to stay silent of your achievements.

9 – Be adaptable. In a perfect world we would all get along and agree on everything. But life will bring you many challenges so be prepared to change and adapt to the situations.

10 – Learn to cook. My father used to always tell me that if you can cook at least 5 dishes, you’d never starve.

11 – Learn a new skill. When we were in school, we had many choices to learn a new skill whether it was an instrument, a new language, or a new sport. Learning new skills that go beyond your comfort zone helps your mind and body grow.

12 – Learn compassion. We’ve all seen some form of tragedy whether it’s our own or someone we know. Compassion comes from a deeper understanding of another person’s perspective.

13 – Have 3 trustworthy friends. When we’re young, friends can come and go. But as we get older, life experiences teach us who we can trust, and keep away those that will do us harm.

14 – See character not color. Young children have the innate ability to not judge others by the color of their skin. They choose friends based on similarities and compatibilities.

15 – Try vegetarian for a week. Not choosing to eat animal protein can do wonders for your health and your livelihood. You’ll feel more energized and you’re helping prevent the unnecessary slaughter of animals for food.

16 – Wake up each day with a positive confirmation. Life can have many ups and downs. But if we remember to count our blessings, we can have a better outlook each day.

17 – Cleanliness. Cleanliness goes hand in hand with a clearer mind. When we see clutter and junk around us, our mind has a harder time processing clarity.

18 – Have faith. Whether you believe in a higher power or not, it’s important to have some form of faith that can guide you to healing and recovery.

19 – Learn from your mistakes. We all make mistakes whether you’re young or older. But learning from mistakes that we make ourselves or watch from others, we can also learn to outgrow those mistakes and try not to repeat them again.

20 – Invest in quality. With most things in life, you do get what you paid for. Invest in some higher quality products in life, whether it’s a great pair of shoes or a must-have watch that can last for many years.

*photo from thriveglobal.com

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Words of Wisdom for the Future Us

We can pretty much all agree that the year 2020 was not what we had hoped for. There were turmoil, angst, confusion, division, and a lot of pain for many people. Each new year, most of us hope for a better future; a future where we can dig out of our darkness and walk into the light. But what can 2021 bring us? While many of us might still be struggling, the hope that lives in our hearts remain there, nonetheless.

I’d like to share some phrases and proverbs for 2021. Perhaps you can write some of these down or remember them when you need them the most.

“A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.” Chinese proverb – Big goals are achieved through many small actions.

“Be not afraid of growing slowly, be afraid only of standing still.” Chinese proverb – Slow growth is better than stagnation.

“The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is today.” Chinese proverb – It is best to start a project as soon as you can.

“If you want happiness for a lifetime; help someone else.” Chinese proverb – Happiness comes through helping others.

“Giving your son a skill is better than giving him 1,000 pieces of gold.” Chinese proverb – It is better to support your child with education than money.

“To understand your parents love you must raise children yourself.” Chinese proverb – Only parents know what it is like to raise children.

“A single conversation with a wise man is worth a month’s study of books.” Chinese proverbWisdom is sometimes more important than knowledge.

“You can fool all the people some of the time, and some of the people all the time, but you can not fool all the people all the time.” – Abraham Lincoln.

“Don’t worry when you are not recognized, but strive to be worthy of recognition.” – Abraham Lincoln.

“I do not think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday.” – Abraham Lincoln.

“We should be too big to take offense and too noble to give it.” – Abraham Lincoln.

“The time comes upon every public man when it is best for him to keep his lips closed.” – Abraham Lincoln.

“The goal is not to be better than the other man, but your previous self.” – The Dalai Lama.

“A disciplined mind leads to happiness, and an undisciplined mind leads to suffering.” – The Dalai Lama.

“Just one small positive thought in the morning can change your whole day.” – The Dalai Lama.

“If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.” – The Dalai Lama.

“Don’t ever mistake my silence for ignorance, my calmness for acceptance or my kindness for weakness. Compassion and tolerance are not a sign of weakness, but a sign of strength.” – The Dalai Lama.

“Do not let the behavior of others destroy your inner peace.” – The Dalai Lama.

*** And if you ever need some hard truth in your life, talk to children. They will usually tell you how they feel about a subject without prejudice. – Happymomblogger.

I wish you all a happy and healthy New Year!

-credit to thoughtco.com

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