With 9 days before Xmas all the gifts are wrapped and under the tree ...... So this Electric Unicorn from Phillips brewing is fitting for this Sunday eve..... A nice IPA..... being ready for Xmas this early is about as mythical as a unicorn...! #electricunicorn#phillipsbrewery
I hope to be a mom someday. I got a good taste of mama-hood to this girl. My niece lived with me years ago when she needed me most. She was only 4 years old an had been taken away by social services. I took immediate action to get her into my care. At that time I had no idea what to do with a child, but I was willing to do whatever it took to keep her safe and with family. I remember thinking about how scared she must have been in those moments when she had been ripped away from her mom like that, and how scary it would have been for her to be placed with complete strangers. I didn’t have time to waste, to plan, to prepare...I just needed to get her back. I went from party girl, to caregiver of a toddler in an instant. I raised her for a year while her mom got the help she needed. Mama-hood was hard... I had to put her needs before my own, something I wasn’t use to. It was tough but being a mom figure was amazing. I loved tucking her in a night, reading her bedtime stories, wiping away the tears, making her laugh, and helping her grow. Those moments I hold onto in my heart forever, and we have the most amazing bond. I love having these sleepovers where we just laugh, and spend much needed quality time. If/when I have my own kid...I hope She/he turns out as great as my niece did.
Sunday evenings at this time of year always warm my heart...I would spend many Sunday afternoons going to the the gun club with my dad and while he was target shooting, I’d be in field, or the bush nearby, building forts, shooting his bow and arrow...and when it was time to go home, my toes would be frozen, I might be wet and runny- nosed but they were the best afternoons. Walking into the warm house, smelling supper cooking and watching “Michigan Outdoors” or “Wild Kingdom” while we ate in the living room (my sister Caron called it eating hostile...she was only about 5 so I have no idea where she came up with that!) but it cracked us up. I love these afternoons.
LOVE | "Something in our nature cries out to be loved by another. Isolation is devastating to the human psyche. That is why solitary confinement is considered the cruelest of punishments." - Gary Chapman ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ How many of us think we can do it all on our own? 🙋♀️ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ My mother will be the first to tell you, I am one of the most stubborn people you will ever meet. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ She's not wrong! 🙈 I can be set in my ways when I want to be; I'm 100% a do-it-yourselfer. A self-proclaimed handywoman, I don't mind doing my own heavy lifting. (You should see me with grocery bags.) ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ I don't often ask other people for help. I've been exploring the reasons as to why this is, but this is something I'm aware of, and learning to work through. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Because I'm coming to realize just how much we as humans are innate social creatures who thrive off a strong sense of community. We need meaningful connections. We didn't get to where we are today by everyone doing everything all on their own, now did we? ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ The fundamental human desire to give and receive love is what underpins our entire existence. Love is what drives everything we do, and one of the greatest ways to express love is through sharing it with another human. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ This can be giving a friend a compliment. Sharing a kiss with your significant other. Talking with your grandma on the phone for half an hour. Even smiling at a stranger as you pass them in the street. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ There are so many ways to give love, and show others you care about them. What a lot of people can get caught up in, though (and I fall into this category myself), is not being able to RECEIVE love. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Not being able to accept help when it's offered. Or how to take a compliment. Or how to graciously receive a gift without feeling obliged to
H E L L O 🙋🏻♀️🙋🏻♂️ We meant to make a post saying hi when we hit 500 followers but we forgot! This is instagram us > swipe for what we’re really like 😂 I (Reyhan) am the picture taker & poster & Callan (him) is the cook behind the photos! I’m a hairstylist & he’s a welder! Our website is now in our bio as well! We haven’t been fully vegan super long but we were working towards it for a while and I was fully dairy free for 5+ years. For our health & the world but most importantly for all the helpless animals 😞❤️ We love interacting with this community & are continuously inspired to try new foods!
I don’t like spending a lot of time in the kitchen as much as eating. That’s why I cook large batches of food so I can eat leftovers for many days without having to put more effort............. 🍽 This meal planning strategy is very effective for people who are busy and are struggling with finding time to cook healthy meals or for people who don’t enjoy cooking as much but want to chose healthier options............... 🍽 After I cook, I immediately portion my foods so I don’t have to think about it later during the week: I literally grab it from the fridge for lunch and go!!!!! 🍽 This is an a Spicy Asian style veggie stir-fry on red rice. The veggie mix is from the frozen aisle: not ideal but better than no veggies as I don’t have time at all this week to prepare anything else! I always tell my patients to not feel bad about not having fresh fruits and veggies all the time especially when there’s time or money constraints. Frozen/canned veggies is better than no veggies at all! I will of course also have 3 cups of fresh greens and a fresh fruit on the side (but these require zero preparation).................. 🍽 If you or someone you know needs help with eating and being healthy then contact me for a complimentary consult to find out how I can help you! Visit https://greenbasehealth.janeapp.com/#/staff_member/13 ❤️ Wishing you all the best of health and much love ❤️ #kitchener#waterloo#kitchenerwaterloo#kw#kwawesome#naturopath#naturopathicdoctor#naturopathicmedicine#health p #healthy#healthiness#acupuncture#electrostimulation#yoga#exercise#cupping#vitamins#nutrition#nutritious#weightloss#happy#selfcare
1st printing. Collects Deathblow/Wolverine (1996) #12. Written by Aron Wiesenfeld. Art by Richard Bennett. An Eisner Award-nominated crossover between the two toughest contenders in comics, Deathblow and Wolverine cross paths in San Francisco's Chinatown. #Deathblow #wolverine. #imagecomics#marvel #marvelageofcomics. #igcomicfamily#igcomicbookfamily#logan
There is so much to this string and connection of words, isn't there? . Not everyone has this capacity to show up the way we want and/or need them to. This is not about you 🖤 . Not everyone can operate from a place of integrity, where their words and actions are in alignment. This is not about you🖤 . Not everyone has the capacity to stay. This is not about you.🖤 . What is about you is how you show up for your SELF. Perhaps there is space and compassion for those who could not show up in the ways in which we needed and wanted them to. Perhaps there is growth to be had and they too are doing what feels the safest for them. . Not everyone will be able to show up in the way(s) you need or want them to. It can become easy to blame yourself for this and wonder what it is about YOU that they couldn't tolerate, be with, connect with, understand, etc. What if it has nothing to do with any of that and was instead their own discomfort they couldn't tolerate? Their own fears? Patterns? . Regardless of the reasons why, keep flowing upstream and express gratitude to the ones who could not show up for you as they helped lead you to where you are now...🖤 . . . . . @tanyamarkul #instagood#instawords#instapoetry#lettinggo#growth#sundayvibes#actionsspeaklouderthanwords#instalike#life#love#relationships#movingforward#innerhealing#compassion#selfloveclub#selfcare#wordsofwisdom#healing#relationshipmatters#friendships
Words of wisdom from my co-facilitaor Jay! .Reposted from @feeding.kids_intuitive.eating (@get_regrann) - I am never going to tell you that you have to feed your kids a certain way. The way I feed my kids may be different than the way you feed your kids. Feeding is parenting. And there are many different ways to be a good parent and many different ways to do a good job with food parenting. • My role as a dietitian is to support you on your journey to feed your kids and develop a food parenting style that works for your family. • The only “goals” I have when working with you is to help make feeding your families easier, give you confidence, empower you to meet your family’s nutrition goals, and make food fun! • For this reason when my friend @suzanne.dietrichrd and I set out to create an online program for parents we wanted to make sure that it included live sessions to help you customize your feeding style and home food culture to your family’s needs. We didn’t want a one-size-fits all course because we know from experience (working with hundreds of families) that there isn’t one exact step-by-step model that works for everyone. • Feeding ourselves. Feeding our kids. These are both full of nuances and intricacies. • If any of this resonates with you, then maybe you’d live to join us in January in the Growing Intuitive Eaters online program. • Being a part of a supportive community of other parents sounds pretty darn good to me! • If you want to know more, send either of us a DM. Doors are open for early bird registration now. Open to the public on Wednesday. . . . . #divisionofresponsibilityinfeeding #raisingintuitiveeaters#raisingcompetenteaters#raisingadventurouseaters#dietitiansofinstagram#rdchat#momlife#kwmoms#kwawsome#judgementfreezone#parenting#ditchthediet#haes#intuituveeatingofficial#intuitiveeatingforfamilies#bodypositive#kwdietitian#wrawesome#guelphdietitian#guelphmoms#nourish#eatingdisorderrecovery -
Since this week is going to be crazy busy for me with Christmas nails, I thought I’d prep some meals for the week. Lasagna, roasted chicken and taco meat, fruit is washed and ready to go! Taking care of my fam❤️❤️#family #mealprep#holidaytime#ineedwine