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Marriage Makes You Crazy

Marriage Makes You Crazy I now believe that marriage is supposed to make you crazy. Of course, when I was studying marriage in my sophomore year at BYU, I was taught that marriage would help me become more – more than I was then, more than I could imagine, more than I could ever become [...]

By |2018-08-07T23:10:26+00:00August 7th, 2018|Family Living, Marriage|0 Comments

Changing Courses

Changing Courses Parenting is always a rigorous course where you are taught self-denial via sleep deprivation, dining on cold leftovers after dizzying feats of food prep and waitressing, and choosing piano lessons over pedicures for many years. You learn to love your children more than anyone else’s precisely because you have given up so much [...]

By |2018-08-07T23:02:18+00:00August 7th, 2018|Children, Down Syndrome, Parenting|0 Comments

The New Alternative – Integration

The New Alternative - Integration With healthcare costs and prescription drug related deaths on the rise, and opioid addictions a huge concern for doctors and pharmacists nationwide, we can’t afford not to look for safer, cheaper, more effective healthcare solutions.  Integrating plant-based solutions is the answer.  We can get the best, most cost-effective solutions when [...]

Roller bottles for everyday Kid Stuff

Which roller bottles should I make for everyday kid stuff?   Balance:  Use in the morning for emotional stability – the tantrum tamer (works for mommy meltdowns too!) and before homework. On Guard: Morning or evening on their feet – protection from whatever comes their way today. InTune:  Up the Spine and at the brain [...]

Sleep and Sugar Intake

Contributed by Dr. Damian Rodriguez, DHSc, MS Introduction There are so many misconceptions in nutrition and health, but one of the few scientifically-substantiated and generalizable recommendations is that we could almost all benefit from decreasing our intake of sugar. With its inclusion in pretty much every processed food, limiting sugar consumption is often easier said [...]

By |2018-08-03T02:42:11+00:00August 3rd, 2018|Health, Self Care|0 Comments

Fresh Mouth – Mouthwash

A simple recipe for great breath and a clean mouth :) 1 Cup pure, filtered water 4 drops On Guard 4 drops Melaleuca 4 drops Lavender 4 drops Peppermint 2 drops Franckinscense 2 drops Wild Orange 3 drops Cinnamon (optional) 1 drop Stevia Put all ingredients in a glass jar or a bottle with tight [...]

By |2018-08-03T02:34:02+00:00August 3rd, 2018|Essential Oil Recipes, Essential Oils, Self Care|0 Comments

Aromatherapy Playdough

Ingredients: 2 Cups Flour 2 Cups colored water 1 Cup Salt 1 Tablespoon Olive Oil 1 teaspoon cream of tartar 5 drops of essential oils Combine all ingredients, except for essential oils, in a large saucepan and stir until combined. Once combined, put over medium heat.  Using a spatula, continue to stir ingredients together until [...]

By |2018-08-03T02:25:02+00:00August 3rd, 2018|Children, Essential Oils, Family Living|0 Comments

10 Big Wins with Green Smoothies

10 Big Wins with Green Smoothies People ask me, “How can you drink that slime?” referring to my delicious, but decidedly green smoothie. I had been on a little bit of auto-pilot on this, so I thought I’d sit down and list my 10 winning reasons for drinking “slime”, as my friend calls it I [...]

By |2018-08-13T23:24:55+00:00July 29th, 2018|Health, Healthy Eating, Natural Healing|0 Comments

Mom, I’d Rather Do It Myself!

Mom, I’d Rather Do It Myself!  When we think about using essential oils consistently for ourselves and our kids, it can seem overwhelming…especially if you have a houseful.  Guess what?  Your kids want to help! They know they need the oils, and they can remember to get themselves ready for the day with just a [...]

By |2018-08-03T02:59:09+00:00July 29th, 2018|Children, Parenting|0 Comments