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How to make lavish DIY Facial Serum that’s better than store-bought

Does your skincare routine need an overhaul? It’s really easy to make high-quality skincare items that nourish your skin and are free of questionable ingredients. Personally, I won’t put anything on my skin unless I’m confident in what it is and where it came from! To make your own facial serum, all you’ll need is [ 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 dōTERRA Oils 2018

New oils #1: Yarrow|Pom! I’m so excited to see dōTERRA 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 ]

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Parents, Unschooling, and Emotional Healing

On sharing space with your parents, as an unschooling parent: For many years, even into adulthood, I was consumed by the desire to escape, to run away. I didn’t want my kids to have a close relationship with my parents. I didn’t feel like my parents and unschooling “got along” – they valued obedience and control, [ keep reading ]

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What Do Unschoolers Believe? Unschooling, Defined.

Unschooling, defined? How we’re different: Unschoolers believe similar broad concepts about the nature of children and of learning, that set us slightly apart from other people. There are plenty of unschoolers who may disagree on some of the finer points, but the core beliefs are, in my opinion, fairly common ground: Unschoolers believe strongly in [ keep reading ]