10 Ways To Use Essential Oils in Your Everyday Life

Recently people have started to explore many complementary therapies while seeking to improve their health and wellness, and essential oils are just one modality. I started using essential oils over 4 years ago as I was looking to better support my teenage daughter. Unfortunately, she is allergic to almost every indoor and outdoor allergen (pollen, … Continue Reading

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4 Ways My Relationship With My Mom Changed When I Became A Mom

Growing up, my mom wanted to give my brother and I the world. For the most part I would say she was quite successful at that. She gave us everything She let me see my first PG-13 movie in Theaters when I was only 12 (scandalous!). I had every toy and Barbie doll known to … Continue Reading

Parenting Without Sacrificing Your Dreams

This article is a part of the #ShareWhatMatters campaign, a movement dedicated to sharing positivity, gratitude, activism and the stories that really matter.  When I first became a mother I believed that everyone else’s needs and wants were greater than my own. I now know that’s not true. As a young mom, being able to … Continue Reading

Being Little Badasses Again

As women, we aren’t born feeling the same pressures that often plague our young adult and adult lives. We didn’t inherently feel guilty for ordering cheese fries over a side-salad or for being ruthlessly stubborn about what we want and believe in. We wore our tangly hair proudly down our backs and knees skinned up … Continue Reading

7 Things I Really Understood After My Mom Left

We all have a story. We all have experiences that forced us to overcome and rise from the wreckage of life’s most devastating disappointments. This is mine. A couple years before my dad passed, my mom walked out of our lives. She left her kids to pursue a life with some truck driver whose name … Continue Reading

23 Reasons You Should Go Hug Your Mom

Not everyone has been blessed with the mom the of the century, but if you have, you definitely know it. And when it comes to the people in the world most deserving of hugs, moms always come in first place. For being your number one fan in every various activity you decided to try as … Continue Reading

When Your Parents Became the Coolest People Ever

For starters, your parents were always the coolest people ever, this is just about when you figured it out. It seems that every time my friends and I begin telling stories of our pasts and our relationships with our families, we always arrive at the same conclusion; our parents are simply the coolest people ever. Now … Continue Reading