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Calming the Kids

There’s a reason my kids have bedtimes, and it’s not entirely just so they get enough sleep. It’s also so that I can have some time to relax and decompress in the evenings, after being up to my ears in homework, dinnertime, arguing, yelling, showers…you get the point. So I was not amused when my 12 year-old son came into the living room a few nights ago a...

DIY: All Natural All-Purpose Cleaner

Do you usually feel like you have to break out the rubber gloves and mask to prepare yourself for the overwhelming bleach-y scent when you're cleaning your home? I do! Well, part of that may be so I don't ruin my manicure, but sometimes the scent of the cleaners I use are pretty strong. And since I like to try to keep things clean, and find myself wip...

DIY: All Natural Glass Cleaner

Even if you’re not one of those people who goes out of your way to avoid toxins in your home (I’m certainly not), you still might actually enjoy doing some of your household work with your very own, good-smelling glass cleaner. I used to laugh at people that would do things like this, but believe it or not, it’s way easier – and a bit more fun – than yo...

The Top 5 Essential Oils for Healthy Hair

It’s almost spring! In case you weren’t watching with bated breath, Punxutawny Phil, the weather prophet extraordinaire, did not see his shadow this year. Therefore, we’re bound to see an early spring. This is great news for the millions of women out there who, like me, have been struggling with a head of dry, damaged hair. Sound familiar? If you’re ...