Ditch the drugs, Oils 101

Oils + Kids

It only takes one search on Pinterest to find that the information on how to use oils for your kiddos widely varies from source to source. The truth, there is no perfect formula. There are general guidelines to follow, but thats it. Whether using an oil for adults or children, Young Living will provide information on whether that… Continue reading Oils + Kids

Advertisements
My life, Natural Cleaning

Journey to a chemical free HOME

Just 4 years ago, I was using everything plastic, disposable and 'clean.' Things were quote on quote less gross because I knew I was the only one to use them. Bottled water was sure to not have any build up on it... I was the one who opened it and I was simply going to… Continue reading Journey to a chemical free HOME

My life

Desire to be healthy

I often times partake in chemically engineered and processed foods/ products. Not nearly as often as I used to, but it happens. Frequently. I am not going to beat myself up about it because in the world we live, it's pretty hard not to. My idealistic view consists of 100% homegrown organic [even fattening] foods… Continue reading Desire to be healthy

Ditch the drugs, Hormone support

All that and now this? Menopause.

You've had your period for years on end and maybe even gone through pregnancy and childbirth. If you are hitting 45-55 yrs old you are ending the fertile time in your life and your body gets to go through yet another fun phase... menopause! While a woman's body is quite incredible in all that it can do,… Continue reading All that and now this? Menopause.

Ditch the drugs, Oils 101

That oil thing… does it work?

Essential oils are so much more than a craze that is sweeping the nation. If you feel like everywhere you look someone has something to say about essential oils it's because they actually work to support your body. If you've personally experienced what oils can do to boost your health it's hard not to share… Continue reading That oil thing… does it work?

Ditch the drugs

Everyone’s got a little pain

All of us deal with pain at some point in our lives. Whether it's chronic or acute, it's going to show up. I'm not talking emotional pain [although that's probably the case as well]. So many people I have talked to are looking for something other pain medication to help with this. Realistically, tylenol and ibuprofen… Continue reading Everyone’s got a little pain

pregnancy

2nd and 3rd trimester oily aides

Each Trimester of pregnancy seems to bring its own set of challenges. Some last the whole time and others come and go. No matter what the case they are NO FUN! Here are some common symptoms of the 2nd and 3rd trimester and some oil go to's to help fight them! Second Trimester (14-28 weeks)… Continue reading 2nd and 3rd trimester oily aides

pregnancy

Oils for Labor Support

I am a labor and delivery nurse and I get to help people through their labor and birth almost every day I work! It is such a rewarding job to be able to walk alongside these mamas during a very vulnerable and special time in their lives. Sometimes labor can be SO long and drawn out… Continue reading Oils for Labor Support

Hormone support

That time of the month…

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…

My life

Today I lit a candle…

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…