Candice Buttons, Seasonal, Workable Wellness

Seasonal Planning

I get caught up in long-term plans. It stretches out endlessly getting looser and holier as I go. But by the time a season has passed I hate how I've blocked out my planner. I loath the font I've chosen. I'm sickened by the schedule I've created. The problem is, I also know the benefits… Continue reading Seasonal Planning

Candice Buttons, summer, Workable Wellness

7 Days Without Coffee

Day 1: My body didn't kick the headaches, kids live here and I wasn't caffeinated. Day 2: My body didn't learn to feel energized off of good clean food, kids live here and I wasn't caffeinated. Day 3: I almost drop-kicked everyone in this family at least twice. Kids live here and so does my… Continue reading 7 Days Without Coffee

Candice Buttons, Workable Wellness

7 Days Without Coffee

Day 1: My body didn't kick the headaches, kids live here and I wasn't caffeinated. Day 2: My body didn't learn to feel energized off of good clean food, kids live here and I wasn't caffeinated. Day 3: I almost drop-kicked everyone in this family at least twice. Kids live here and so does my… Continue reading 7 Days Without Coffee

Candice Buttons, Seasonal, Top 5, Workable Wellness

Top 5: New Year’s Resolutions 2017

Obviously my new year's resolutions list has healthy food, workout more, drink more water, the usual. I'm trying to narrow down some more specific resolutions though. So for my first Top 5 List of the year I give you: My Top 5 Resolutions (2017 Edition) 1. Don't argue with strangers in  the comment sections. I… Continue reading Top 5: New Year’s Resolutions 2017

The Buttons, Workable Wellness

Babies Be Nappin’

 I see and hear a lot of parents getting overwhelmed (especially at the beginning) about nap time. They heard all of these horror stories about poor sleep schedules and routines gone awry, They read all of these books that paint beautiful pictures and bolster unrealistic expectations. And when it fails, all that strict routine, all… Continue reading Babies Be Nappin’

Seasonal, Workable Wellness

The January Dull

There is a phenomenon called Post Holiday Syndrome. There are multiple things at play here. Obviously getting super jacked about the holidays is the biggest culprit, but it's also a month of pure sugar high, beautiful lights everywhere you turn, the warmth of giving/crafting/hosting. That first week of January isn't bad either because you usually… Continue reading The January Dull

Candice Buttons, Workable Wellness

A Poem To The Past

In the dream I was being attacked. He kept lunging forward. Lashing out. Pounding. Pounding. I was armed with a hockey stick, my fists, my voice, but it was failing. His voice though. Not his face, that was some random face from the street or from a movie background. The voice was his. The voice that… Continue reading A Poem To The Past

Kitchen Chaos, Workable Wellness

Smoothie of Power

1 tbsp chia seeds 1 tbsp flax seeds a few sprigs (chopped) parsley 1 c (chopped) spinach 1/2c strawberries 1 banana 1 c almond milk *the fruit is interchangeable. Choose whichever ones you like:) 1. Blend like a champ! 2. Fight your toddler for a sip;) I like to pair it with a rice cake… Continue reading Smoothie of Power