Supporting Your Child’s Sleep

Nicole/ September 10, 2018

** A guest post by Amber from Amber’s Intuition Do children ever stop? I mean… that time of night… every night… it starts. Finish dinner… relax as a family… brush teeth… potty… pajamas… and BAM “I don’t have to go sleep in my bed!!!” between sobs and massive tears streaming. Bedtime routine

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Supporting Your Strong-Willed Child’s Emotions

Nicole/ September 9, 2018

Do you have strong-willed child emotions running rampant in your home? The thought is often enough to make any mother cringe. I don’t know how your family is, but my boy is fantastic at displaying his wide array of intense emotions in what may often seems to be the most lawless way possible.

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DIY Body Butter

Nicole/ September 6, 2018

Today I made some body butter for my dry, cracked hands and feet, and had to take a moment to share with you how I made it. If you have never tried homemade lotions or body butters, you truly are missing out!! I’m one of those people who deals with seriously dry,

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Taking Yoga to the Next Level

Nicole/ September 5, 2018

Yoga… it all began in India thousands of years ago, and has now become a popular form of exercise and meditation for millions of people around the world. Yoga combines meditation, breathing exercises, stretching through various postures, and deep relaxation techniques that combine to provide a holistic approach to physical, mental, and

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How to quiet your mind and be fully present

Nicole/ September 2, 2018

Tired of feeling like you’re wasting your time with meditation, “being fully present,” and all that other “woo woo” stuff designed to help you be the best version of you? Do any of those crazy phrases that make you feel like a silly tree hugger even work? Are you wasting your time?

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Lime Essential Oil

Nicole/ August 31, 2018

Lime essential oil has historically been used in skin care, supports normal breathing, and strengthening the immune system. It is delicious to smell in the diffuser! Add 4-5 drops of lime to 2 drops of peppermint in a diffuser to make your room smell like a mojito. Add 2 drops of lime

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How to safely make “Thieves Tea”

Nicole/ August 25, 2018

Perhaps you can feel some scratchy sensations in your throat… or perhaps you’re here because you want something different for your tea this morning that will warm you and have you feeling great. It’s all over social media… people are dripping their oils in water of all temperatures. Whether it is lavender

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Before you buy another candle… Are candles safe?

Nicole/ August 24, 2018

It’s that time of year again. The air is becoming crisper with less humidity. The leaves on the trees are starting to change colors. It’s still warm enough to garden, but not hot enough to warrant running through a sprinkler or spending the day in the pool to keep cool. The days

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CBD Safety & Alternatives

Nicole/ August 3, 2018

Being an active advocate within the essential oil world, I’ve had numerous questions recently from my readers and friends asking for my thoughts on CBD, whether or not it is an essential oil, what my thoughts are about how it is made, what my thoughts are over the legal controversy polarizing the

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Is CBD Oil Legal?

Nicole/ August 2, 2018

First off… hemp, cannabis, marijuana… whatever you want to call it… it’s all from the same plant species: Cannabis sativa. Putting the debate to rest, the US DEA specifically states: CBD oil is not ‘legal in all states’ In the past couple years there has been an explosion of companies promoting what “hemp-derived CBD oil”

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Wintergreen Essential Oil

Nicole/ August 1, 2018

Wintergreen has a very strong, fresh, minty aroma. My favorite use is for sore muscles after a workout, and also reducing post-workout soreness by applying it diluted on my legs prior to working out. Wintergreen essential oil is excellent for: supporting the musculoskeletal system soothing sore muscles cleansing to your lymphatic system increasing

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DIY Geranium Facial Mask

Nicole/ July 25, 2018

Self-care… its one of those things we do to show our bodies how much we care. Our bodies do a lot for us, and taking the time to periodically do little things to make us feel good and cared for is the key to living happier and healthier. And just like Grandma’s

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Control Bathroom Smells

Nicole/ July 17, 2018

Bathroom adventures can be quite embarrassing, especially when you’re not the only one home. Knock out the embarrassment by controlling toilet smells. I previously wrote about surviving your in-laws, where I mentioned needing to diffuse some Purification essential oil blend to keep from routinely walking through a brick wall of stench brought

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