Author: Susie Vanderlip

Listen to web radio station Elevated Radio to hear Susie's interviews on "Mindfulness and Healthy Emotional Coping Skills" https://elevatedradiofm.com/shows/mindfulness-and-healthy-emotional-coping-skills 5/8/19 How Emotions Impact Choice and how important it is to have tools to cope with life stress. 15-minutes Susie shares insights into how emotions impact our choices. Listen to...

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Watch as a monarch butterfly emerges (ecloses in scientific terms) from the chrysalis the caterpillar made on a succulent! https://youtu.be/bA0nWLBuYwE      Stunning, awing and beautiful to watch, all in real-time. What happens when it emerges (ecloses)? The monarch butterfly emerges after 2 weeks in the chrysalis.  ...

There Were 1 Billion Monarch Butterflies. Now There Are 93 Million. https://www.esquire.com/news-politics/politics/a23472939/monarch-butterflies-endangered-pesticides-climate-change/ A must-read article about how the iconic Monarch Butterflies have declined 98% in the last 20 years. Humans have caused it and humans must reverse it.  They not only bring awe, beauty and wonder to our...

LEGACY OF HOPE Program Objectives 1. Create awareness about the emotional issues students bring to school every day including low self-esteem to self-loathing, grief and loss, anger and rage, suicidal thoughts, victimization and bullying issues, overwhelm, 2. Create awareness what motivates teens to make destructive choices that can...

[caption id="attachment_21957" align="alignnone" width="300"] Lovely female monarch butterfly born in my garden in March, 2018[/caption] This beautiful female monarch butterfly was raised in my small cylindrical habitat. I brought the caterpillar/larva in from narrow leaf native milkweed when about 5 days old, 2nd Instar. Cut a small...

Why Are My Monarchs Turning Black? A certain percentage of monarch caterpillars and chrysalides just don't make it into adulthood and become butterflies. They may show signs of disease or parasitism. It is heartbreaking but also common. Nature does not intend for them all to survive. In fact, left...

Host and Nectar Plants for Monarch Butterfly Gardening BUTTERFLY GARDENING by Susie Vanderlip Butterfly-host-and-nectar-plants Find Pollinator plants for your area of the US: http://www.xerces.org/pollinator-conservation/plant-lists/ Pollinator plants for Southeast http://www.xerces.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/SoutheastPlantList_web.pdf  ...