Aren’t all essential oils beneficial?

As essential oils become more well-known in western approaches to wellness, you may see an increase of articles and blogs warning us about the dangers of aromatherapy. So often, these sweeping statements lump all essential oils into a single category. In reality, there is a significant range in the quality and purity of essential oils, and we need to acknowledge that not all brands of oils are created equal.Read More »

“Does She Sleep Through the Night?” Nope, and that’s OK.

Last night, I went back to co-sleeping with my daughter, and it was the best decision I’ve made in a long time.  Here are three things you need to know. I’m not about to tell you how to get your baby to sleep through the night, and I’m not going to advocate for only sleep training or only co-sleeping, but I am going to tell you how to get the best kind of sleep for everyone in your family.Read More »

Dishes, Diapers and Oatmeal

Every morning I come downstairs to cleaned dishes and a breakfast made and ready to heat up. Yes, my husband makes me oatmeal every morning, and I love it. I know what you’re thinking. Oatmeal? Yes, but this oatmeal is the best. I literally eat it every day of the week and never get tired of it. He made the recipe. No added sugar. It’s awesome. But this post isn’t about his oatmeal, it’s about him.Read More »