Easy Ways to Travel with Essential Oils
Aug31

Easy Ways to Travel with Essential Oils

If you use essential oils, you probably don’t like to leave home without them. I keep certain oils in my purse at all times, no matter where I am. When hubby and I started talking about vacationing, I had to come up with a plan for taking my oils. I mean, INEED my oils! But what about airports with tight security and long road trips? How could I carry my oils without damaging them…or being forced to throw them out before...

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Back to School with Young Living Essential Oils
Aug11

Back to School with Young Living Essential Oils

It’s that time of year again. Summer’s over and the school bells are ringing. The carefree days are gone. The hustle and bustle of homework and after school activities has begun. Snot nosed kids will start passing around lots of yucky stuff! I rely on essential oils to keep my family healthy and happy throughout the school year, what’s your plan? Are you ready to Go Back to School with...

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How to Use In-Ground Fence Systems Effectively for Small Dogs
Jul21

How to Use In-Ground Fence Systems Effectively for Small Dogs

My pets mean the world to me. Not only are they loyal, loving friends, but they’re also part of my family. I enjoy giving them the freedom to roam the yard, to get sun and enjoy nice weather. My littlest addition, Hampton, loves to run free. He’s escaped from our house on more than one occasion and chaos immediately ensues. It becomes an amazingly fun game of “catch me if you can” to him, while my...

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5 Simple Ways to Relax Your Body and Mind
Jun22

5 Simple Ways to Relax Your Body and Mind

Ever since having children, I’ve struggled to get a good night sleep. That little mom bug in my ear always keeps me on high alert listening for my children. Not to mention my mind going 90 to nothing as soon as my head hits the pillow. But, believe it or not, I’ve been able to create a consistent nighttime routine that has helped me tremendously. I love using essential oils as a natural way to relax, but it’s...

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Detox Bath with Essential Oils
Jun21

Detox Bath with Essential Oils

If you’re looking to flush toxins from your body and refresh your mind and spirit, taking a detox bath with essential oils is the answer. Essential oils contain amazing natural compounds that support health and wellness. When you combine the aromatic power of essential oil with the detoxifying properties of bentonite clay and epsom salt, you create a powerhouse recipe. Detoxifying Power of Natural Ingredients Bentonite Clay...

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5 Tips to Keep Kids Teeth Healthy
May25

5 Tips to Keep Kids Teeth Healthy

Tooth care for toddlers and babies can be a bit of a mystery for parents. We often wonder how often to brush and floss for our kids and when to start visiting the dentist. To be honest, I was seriously overwhelmed when my kids were young and oral hygiene fell to the wayside. I wish I would’ve understood how important it was back then. I regret not paying attention to oral hygeine when my oldest son was young. He’s...

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Does Your Child Have Cow Milk Sensitivity?
May15

Does Your Child Have Cow Milk Sensitivity?

If your child has ever had symptoms of gas, bloating, colic, diarrhea or constipation after drinking cows milk, it’s possible he/she has a sensitvity. My youngest son, Alex has always had difficulty digesting cow milk products. At birth, he had a tongue tie and difficulty breastfeeding. I was forced to supplement with formula, which his tummy didn’t like at all! It took us many rough months of...

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10 Tips to an Easy Labor
Apr29

10 Tips to an Easy Labor

After 9 months of pregnancy, it’s finally time to welcome your little bundle of joy into the world. It’s both an exciting and daunting task to go through labor and delivery. The anticipation of meeting your baby for the first time is a wonderful feeling, but going through labor can be a bit scary. Luckily, there are ways to make labor easier for both you and your baby. Take a few minutes to discover these secrets...

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7 Things to Look for When Buying a Baby Humidifier
Apr26

7 Things to Look for When Buying a Baby Humidifier

If you’re pregnant or a new parent, you may be overwhelmed with all the baby gadgets and products. It seems like there’s a product for everything a baby does! But let me tell you, from one parent to anther, a good humidifier is something all parents should have. We never want to think about our baby getting sick, but it will eventually happen. The main purpose of a humidifier is to relieve chest congestion and...

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Your Pre-Baby Bucket List
Apr08

Your Pre-Baby Bucket List

If you’ve started to share your happy pregnancy news with family and friends, chances are you’ve heard a ton of advice.  “Sleep while you can!” “Your life will never be the same!” “You’ve got to start thinking about pre-schools right away.” Yes, you may be told to start researching preschools before you’ve even decided on an OBGYN. The wonderful world of pregnancy advice is full of clichés and overstatements. However, there is...

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10 Diseases Caused by Poor Oral Hygiene
Mar05

10 Diseases Caused by Poor Oral Hygiene

Did you know if your teeth and gums are unhealthy, it can effect your overall health? That’s right! Think about it for a minute, everything in your body is interconnected. It’s important to find balance to keep your entire body working properly. Your overall health is connected to everything from your mouth and teeth to your gut and skin. Let’s talk about 10 diseases caused by poor oral hygiene and how you can...

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Mistakes to Avoid While Rewiring a House
Mar05

Mistakes to Avoid While Rewiring a House

I love my home, it’s where my children were born and where they’re growing up. As a homeowner, it’s important to keep your house functioning properly. Sometimes it takes a ton of work to keep up with a home. Honestly, houses are like people. They age. Some do so graciously; others simply fall apart without much warning. That’s why it’s important to pay attention to your home’s subtle warning signs,...

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8 Tips for Breast Pumping Success When Returning to the Workforce
Feb29

8 Tips for Breast Pumping Success When Returning to the Workforce

Every breastfeeding mom who returns to the workforce has some trepidations about pumping at work. What if they give me a hard time in the office? What if I spill breast milk all over my pants and don’t have spare ones?  We’ve been there, trust me. There are certain issues that new moms encounter when they go back to work and pump. It’s a challenge, but it’s totally manageable and a super admirable thing to do. After all, breast...

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FREE Cutie Bees Bodysuit – Adorable Organic Clothing for Babies
Feb05

FREE Cutie Bees Bodysuit – Adorable Organic Clothing for Babies

The Cutie Bees brand of healthy, non-toxic apparel for baby and kids is giving away 50 of their adorable, organic bodysuits for babies and toddlers! From February 1st through February 7th, the first 50 people to sign up will win a *free organic bodysuit – a $20 value! The bodysuit gift will be randomly selected from an assortment of gender-neutral styles. Choose from sizes 0-24 months. *$3.95 shipping charge applies. FREE Cutie...

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Going Green On A Budget
Feb02

Going Green On A Budget

Going green doesn’t have to be expensive. There are plenty of ways to combine green and frugal living. Even if you don’t have extra money in your wallet, you can still make some changes to make your lifestyle more environmentally-friendly and natural. Believe it or not, there are many green things you can do without any money at all. Let’s talk about Going Green on a Budget.  Make Your Own...

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