It's finally fall. There are just two things I like about fall. Yes, only two! 1. I don't have that insane urge to spend every free moment outside in the sun, because there are few days that actually contain sun. Despite the fact that I miss the sun oh so dearly, I get so much more done… Continue reading That time of the month…
Today I lit a candle. A small candle filled with all sorts of toxins I'm sure. It was given to me by a patient as a thank you for supporting her during labor. Mind you, I just finished listening to an amazing podcast about cancer, our immune system, antioxidants and all the toxins flooding our… Continue reading Today I lit a candle…
When you find out you're pregnant, it's not uncommon to feel restricted by not being able to use all of your over the counter go to's. There is an abundance of essential oils that can help you with the often unpleasant effects pregnancy [especially those first weeks] can have on your body. Wait...there's an oil for that?! Yes,… Continue reading Bittersweet 1st 13 weeks with babe
Life has been busy, oh so busy. After the addition of our 3rd little one in April, we decided it would be a great idea to look for a new house and move 🙂 Now that we have been here a couple weeks, Addie has started at her new school and things are coming together a bit, I… Continue reading It's been real, but it's changing
What's with all the fuss about essential oils? It seems like there are so many people who have gotten into with them and love proclaiming how much they have changed their lives. If you take a closer look into what essential oils really are, you will find that they are actually quite brilliant. The purest essential oils are extracted… Continue reading Oils & pregnancy in a nutshell
Pure & Therapeutic grade oils [like Young Living] do not contain fillers or chemicals. Due to the pureness & potency, many oils are safest when applied directly to the skin by being diluted first. You may fear that diluting the essential oil makes it less effective...but contrary to our typical American views, more is not always better!… Continue reading A guide to diluting and mixing
What I think is so incredible about essential oils is that they have been used for thousands of years for their cosmetic, emotionally uplifting and healing purposes. Instead of putting a bunch of chemicals together to "fix" things [along with the unwanted side effects] there is a pure and safe way to abundantly benefit your daily life!… Continue reading Why Essential oils?