Category: Blog Posts


Authority, Personhood, and Compassion

Editor’s note: We did a podcast “behind the scenes” on this article. You can listen to it above. I (Laura) saw this quote on Facebook this morning and it stopped me cold. Sometimes people use “respect” to mean “treating someone...

/ July 28, 2015

Recipe – Unicorn Fuel

This is Dr. Wagner’s recipe for a “coffee alternative” in Leslie’s Adrenal Fatigue protocol. Unicorn Fuel 1 c boiling water 1 TB coconut oil 1 heaping tsp maca powder 2 heaping tsp cacao powder 1/2 tsp matcha green tea powder 1/2...

/ June 15, 2015

Figs, three ways.

Dates are the darling of the Paleo world – huge, delicious sugar content, but none of it refined so they often get a pass. But the high sugar content and glycemic load of the date is not compatible with the sugar...

/ May 31, 2015

An Easter Story

Let me tell you about the Great Easter Rescue of 2013. I was about 8 months into the most uncomfortable pregnancy of my life – a pregnancy that had not been entirely intentional and had really thrown us for a loop. Leslie...

/ April 5, 2015

On Anti-depressants…

I posted this as a Facebook status this morning, inspired by this article (which is a bit of a rebuttal to this article). I decided to turn it into a blog post here, because not only has my PPD been a...

/ March 29, 2015
This is how I felt one I first realized I was in a "leadership position."

4 Leadership Books for People New to Leadership

This morning a good friend of mine asked me to recommend “one or two books on leadership.” I gladly obliged and decided to make a blog post out of it in case anybody else in the Marriage Startup community is...

/ February 11, 2015
Gratitude starts with breakfast

Gratitude Builds Abundance

I’m experiencing some growing pains, trying to figure out this journey from stay at home mom to work at home mom. It’s easy to focus on the pain points and complain; to overlook all the goodness that is happening and all...

/ January 18, 2015