We are a society that values hustle. Values those who push through the tough stuff. Succeed. Overcome. But sometimes you need rest. If you’re a performance driven person like me giving yourself permission to rest is hard. And while I can veg out and be lazy with the best of them I often felt likeContinue reading “Rest, Heal”
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Great is Thy Faithfulness
Whew! It’s been a while. May turned into a whirlwind month and so far June hasn’t been any better. We recently moved our middle son six hours away to his new home and job and it turned into quite an adventure! Here’s my post from Facebook: “Well, yesterday turned into another adventure while moving yourContinue reading “Great is Thy Faithfulness”
Don’t think the ingredients in your personal products matter? Read on. Non-toxic ingredients make a difference.Unfortunately, we came into the natural health world when our boys were in their teen and preteen years. Meaning, they didn’t always appreciate all the different things we were doing. I was even told at one point that I wasContinue reading “The Difference”
Do you menu plan? I’ve been doing it for 24 years!! I was asked how I do it so many times I finally wrote a book for a few family and friends many years ago. (I was a SAHM at the time and would type 5 recipes every nap time. My plan was just aContinue reading “Menu Planning”
When you experience stress in your life your body produces cortisol. If you are under stress for long periods of time you can overproduce cortisol which can lead to fatigue, weight gain and even cardiovascular problems. Cortistop from You g Living is designed to help bring a balance back to the body. Cortistop contains Fennel,Continue reading “Cortistop”
How do You Thieves?
How do you Thieves? When I was first hearing about Young Living I was a working mom going back to school with kids in junior high and high school. We were busy! We had no time to be sick. I also had a Type 1 Diabetic/Celiac kiddo who couldn’t take most over the counter medicinesContinue reading “How do You Thieves?”
Letting Go of the Wheel
I always knew sending them out the door to college and life that they could fall flat on their face. In some ways I expected it. That way I was prepared if it did happen. (I don’t advise thinking this way.) How do you do this as a mom?
From the Empty Nest: Kitchen Hacks
I’m starting with kitchen hacks because I love to cook. I have an eye for good recipes and love to make all kinds of food. I get bored easily so I don’t have a menu rotation and we don’t make any of the same things each week. We ate together as a family every nightContinue reading “From the Empty Nest: Kitchen Hacks”
From the Empty Nest
I recently did a Bible study that challenged us all to be mentors. There is always someone we can encourage and teach. I’ve been feeling called to share more motherhood tips lately and that can be scary. I am not and have never been the perfect mother. There are several things I wish I’d doneContinue reading “From the Empty Nest”
Have you heard of Xenoestrogens? Xenoestrogens can be natural or synthetic and they mimic the estrogen in our bodies. Synthetic Xenoestrogens are found in phthalates. Phthalates are most commonly found in personal care products mostly hidden under the word “fragrance.” These fake estrogens cause a hormonal imbalance and then things go wonky. These are severalContinue reading “Body Burden”