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Does trauma get passed down from one generation to another?

In Susan Cain’s new book, Bittersweet, she briefly discusses epigenetic research and how we pass down trauma from older generations to younger ones. In studies of multiple generations of mice, those who are exposed to trauma can pass down trauma to their offspring and beyond, even if they don’t raise the mice as their own.

The Art of Gathering: A Book Review

The Art of Gathering by Priya Parker focuses on the interpersonal, connective part of gathering rather than the logistics. If you’ve ever been an introvert stuck at a party where the hosts just expect everyone to have a good time if there’s enough food and humans, you are going to love this book!

Easy Frozen Taquitos

You may enjoy frozen taquitos from the freezer section of your local grocery store, but I much prefer lately to make them myself and freeze! They are delicious and so easy to do. Here’s the recipe for some of the most delicious freeze ahead taquitos for your family. Ingredients and Instructions Set your oven toContinue reading “Easy Frozen Taquitos”

The 2022 New Year’s Resolution You Need: Ritualize your food

If you’re like me, you vaguely think about a New Years’ resolution but then you forget about it and move on to other things. I don’t like New Year’s resolutions and I don’t think most people do. You can choose to make a fresh start anytime you want. Literally anytime. But not all resolutions, orContinue reading “The 2022 New Year’s Resolution You Need: Ritualize your food”

Danish Christmas Traditions

I expect that most families light up with joy when you ask them what Christmas traditions they enjoy. Something about this season is absolutely magical! Traditions make me feel so connected to people, both past and present. My grandma comes from the “old country” and she and my dad made sure we valued and understoodContinue reading “Danish Christmas Traditions”

My Favorite Books of 2021

One Christmas my parents gave me a reading lamp that I could attach to my books so I could continue reading late into the night. Just thinking of that little blue lamp gives me happy, cozy feelings. I have been thrilled this year to rediscover my love of reading (and listening) with audiobooks from theContinue reading “My Favorite Books of 2021”

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