My goal in writing this is to not only help myself, but to hopefully reach another person struggling through life like I am. I don’t want to present myself on here as a perfect mom, perfect wife, perfect homeschooler, homesteader, homemaker, etc. That is so far from the truth! So often I fall in to … More Mid-life Make Over
Homesteading, backyard farming, grow your own food, it all seems to be the cool thing to do these days. And a noble pursuit! I don’t want to discourage anyone from their dream or from being more self-reliant and bettering the planet. But I do want to paint a picture of reality, or at least my … More So, you think you want to homestead?
We spend a lot of time outside whether it be at baseball games, working in the garden, taking care of animals, or just playing at the park. One thing I do not enjoy is being followed or attacked by insects! And who does really? I do not want to use any chemical spray on my … More Bugs, nobody got time for that!
I have never been a sporty person, not even as a child. In fact, my tennis coach in high school once told me I have no hand/eye coordination! Hey, it’s true! I had no plans for my children to be involved in sports, especially not team sports. I won’t go in to my psychological issues … More How Baseball Won me Over
I have been fortunate in life to have healthy teeth (thanks mom for making me brush). But honestly, I am not that great at taking care of them. I brush every day, usually forget to floss, never use mouth wash and usually make it to the dentist once a year, on a good year….Believe it … More Healthy, Pain Free Teeth with Essential Oils
A week ago I sat and listened to a therapist tell me that my second child has learning disabilities. I didn’t feel as devastated this time. I had been told this about my first child four years ago and now she is excelling at reading. So, I know it is not a hopeless diagnosis. But … More Your Child is Fearfully and Wonderfully Made, Including their Disabilities
If you are reading this, my guess is you are interested in going more natural in your way of living. Why not start with your hair products? dōTERRA has created ten different recipes to help your hair and scalp be a little more toxin-free. Essential oils not only smell good but they are good for … More Taking Care of Hair with Essential Oils