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Reducing Toxic Load, when “Everything is Toxic”

Reducing toxic load is a “new” concept, so some folks think it’s unnecessary – but our world is WAY more toxic now than it was even 50 or 100 years ago. My dad is 80 and can’t understand why we worry about toxins in our personal care products, our food, our clothing, and our home [ keep reading ]

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The doTERRA kids’ collection – gentle, kid-friendly blends!

dĹŤTERRA’s outdone themselves with this adorable kids’ kit! Prediluted, simple rollerball blends that have names kids will easily remember and enjoy using. This collection is a complete and ready-made “whole body” essential oil toolbox to empower parents and children alike. Their silicone caps with carabiners let kids take them anywhere, and the flashcard set and easy names [ keep reading ]

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My Top Three doTERRA Enrollment Kit Choices

These are the most popular and well-loved enrollment kits available in the US! Choose your favorite and get started today! + comes with a diffuser + 10 full-size bottles of essential oil favorites + a free 30-minute consultation with me + 10% back in free product credits on ALL future orders! + Retail $366.67 / Wholesale [ keep reading ]

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Yarrow|Pom Essential Oil – New dĹŤTERRA Oils 2018

New oils #1: Yarrow|Pom! I’m so excited to see dĹŤTERRA heading toward herbalism with the release of the Yarrow|Pom oil combo. Yarrow has been a potent herbal ally for ages, and the latest science shows that adding cold-pressed pomegranate seed oil makes both parts of this combo work better together! From my Convention notes…. Yarrow [ keep reading ]

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Best Essential Oils for Beginners

Are you wondering how to get started using essential oils? First, attend a class! You can check my Facebook for Livestreams almost every week! In the meantime, these are my top “beginner’s picks” for getting started with essential oils! Why THESE oils? Because they’re easy to use, and they work REALLY well for dealing with [ keep reading ]

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Unschooling & Parenting Respectfully – Without Feeling Like a Martyr

Are you feeling curious about unschooling and whether it might work for your family? Wondering how to apply the principles of cooperative parenting with your kids? I’ve definitely been there! My oldest child is now 18, and we’ve been working toward mutually respectful and cooperative relationships for a long time. I first learned about gentle parenting [ keep reading ]

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Inspiring the Peaceful Mother – An Interview

This interview was originally published in March 2014 as part of the lovely Olga Dossa’s “Inspiring Peace” series on being an empowered, joyful and peaceful mother.  Her amazing work on peaceful mothering, postnatal depression, and healing through yoga and meditation can be found at OlgaDossa.com – go check it out! Olga Dossa:  What was the [ keep reading ]

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Why I don’t owe you an explanation of my NO.

This article is also posted on theHomestead.Guru, under the title, Why You Should Say NO More Often and Give Fewer Fucks For many years, I thought that it was my responsibility, my duty, to deep-dive into the most terrible and baffling things, in some mad hope of understanding them in order to transmute them–to bring about [ keep reading ]