No Dressers

Organizing Your Kids Clothes: Say Goodbye To Dressers!

It’s been the never-ending task of attempting to minimize my kids’ clothes and decreasing the amount of laundry I have to do. With an active 5.5 year old, a 2.5 year old, and an 11 month old who I have to change outfits 2-3 times a day, clothes have become my nemesis. I decided that I’d had enough. I was going to minimize my children’s clothes collection if it was the last thing I did! Continue Reading…

Cancer

The Battle to Keep Our Children Toxin-Free

Eliminating toxins from your life is an immense undertaking. When I started to dive into what exactly was toxic in our lifestyle, I was blown away by how much we were being impacted. Food, body products (shampoo, conditioner, deodorant, lotions, shaving creams, moisturizers, cosmetics, etc.), toothpaste, cleaning supplies, clothing, and even the plastic containers we were storing our food in contained chemicals that were shown to be toxic to our health. Formaldehyde, talc, titanium dioxide, Continue Reading…

Properly Diluting Your Essential Oils

How To Properly Dilute Your Essential Oils

I absolutely love my essential oils! I use them pretty much all the time and for pretty much every illness that strikes our house. I carry a roller bottle in my purse and carry one in my diaper bag. They have been incredibly helpful and effective! At the first sign of a stuffy and/or runny nose, I whip out my Lavender and Immune Strength for the kids. When my eyes start itching and watering, I grab my Continue Reading…

Inner Beauty

On the Inside Looking In

Our family has three kids under the age of 5 and I am currently 26 weeks pregnant with #4. Our kids are ages 5, 2, and 11 months. So we get quite the looks when we are out in public. And yes, I have received the oh-so-well-intended question, “You do know how that happens, don’t you?” as eyes travel down to my expanding belly. It takes all I have not to roll my eyes…I have, Continue Reading…

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When Losing Is For the Best

It’s that never-ending battle to get kids to eat dinner. It’s the pushing food around so they don’t touch, because God forbid the rice fraternizes with the green beans. It’s the slouching over the table, head leaning into the arms, legs kicking the chair legs. And of course, what one child does, the other instantly mimics and follows suit, mirroring the sighs and mutterings. It never gets old…for them!   But as mom and ruler Continue Reading…