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Conversations, Preparation, & Ideas For Celebrating Your Daughter’s First Cycle

I made up my mind years ago… My daughter was NOT going to dread her period. In this post, you’ll learn all the open conversations about menarche (the first period) that I’ve had with my daughter, plus practical, fun, and special ideas to celebrate this rite of passage in every girls’ life!

Blood Sugar Imbalance: 11 Signs Your Body Is Crying For Help

Is your blood sugar balanced? Are you on your way to developing insulin resistance or even diabetes? Our bodies are wonderful about letting us know when something is wrong. Here are the 11 signs your body is crying for help! (And all of these red flags are 100% fixable!)

The Best Natural Bug Bite Relief Products (including no see ums!)

You can’t wait for warm weather and sunshine… only to be carried off by the bugs. What to do? From bentonite clay to essential oils and more, these are the best natural bug bite relief products I’ve found! They even provide relief for no see um bites!

5 Things That *Really* Helped My Anxiety

Insomnia, heart palpitations, irrational thoughts, second-guessing, a knot in my throat… Anxiety. My anxiety isn’t paralyzing me anymore because I have been using these 5 things that really help! This is a holistic approach to relieving the symptoms of anxiety — physically, emotionally, and mentally!

7 Tips For Minimalism In A Real Food Kitchen

A Real Food kitchen requires more gadgets and gizmos for food preparation and storage than a kitchen full of processed, pre-made foods. But what if you want to practice minimalism? Can Real Food and minimalism converge? Yes! Here are 7 tips to practice minimalism in a Real Food kitchen!

How We Eat Real, Organic Food Without Trader Joe’s, Whole Foods, & Costco

When you live far from the big city, you don’t have regular access to organic or whole foods. What to do? That’s exactly the position my family is in, yet we continue to source real, organic food without Trader Joe’s, Whole Foods, or Costco!

Losing Myself… 11 Years Of Postpartum Depression & How I Found My Way Back

After almost 12 years, I’m sharing my story of trauma from postpartum depression and the way EMDR therapy set me free from the darkness and helped me find my way back to true happiness without guilt, fear, and shame.

When You Shouldn’t Use Sugar Alcohols

When You Shouldn’t Use Sugar Alcohols

How do you know if you should or shouldn’t use sugar alcohols? How do you know if they’re right for you? Here are 5 instances when you shouldn’t use sugar alcohols like xylitol, erythritol, and sorbitol.

Oral Health Essential Oil Blend {fight bad breath, cavities, & gum disease!}

Tooth pain, caries, cavities, receeding gums, sensitivity, and periodontal disease are caused by infection in the mouth. Kill that infection with natural, holistic, antibacterial essential oils! Just 1 drop of this blend on your toothbrush every time you brush!

15 Ways To Practice Self-Care

A woman who does any of these things is the furthest thing from selfish. Rather, she is sure enough of herself to know that her world comes crumbling down because of her own self-neglect. It is a confident momma — not a selfish momma — who can ask for help, insist on time to herself, expect her family to pitch in, or admit that she doesn’t have it all together.