Helping Student Athletes Navigate Emotions

Ashley KirvinCoaching for Growth, Family Adventures, Mindfulness & Movement, Nutrition & Health, Philosophy & MusingsLeave a Comment

IHSAA Conference Connections

Do you remember your high school experience? What was it like? How would you like to go back there? For some it was a joyful time; others wouldn’t relive it for anything. Most of us experienced some anxiety; just the process is fraught with social pitfalls, developing mind, rapidly changing body… Add high school, jobs, pressure to decide on the … Read

Take Action for Gun Safety at the Polls

Sara LockieNutrition & Health, Social JusticeLeave a Comment


Gun violence has brought unspeakable horror to modern life, my own life included. From friends’ lives lost to anxiety about my children’s safety at school, it’s too much! I believe the antidote to anxiety is action. So I’ve been taking action–Talking to my friends and neighbors about gun laws in Iowa. Learning more about the proposed Constitutional Amendment. AND preparing … Read

We love food!

Martha McCormickNutrition & Health, Social JusticeLeave a Comment

There aren’t many things I like better than food. It’s key to good health (eat your veggies). It’s fun to eat (ice cream? popcorn?). There’s nothing more satisfying than baking a loaf of bread or cooking up a tasty stew!