Posts tagged wellness
Essential Oil Blends for Spring

On and off for the past 10 years I have used essential oils. But over the past few months I have become pretty obsessed. I pulled them out again in October after we had wildfires come through where we live in Northern California. We were very fortunate to have a house to come hometo. But the lingering smell of smoke that was in the air was pretty bad and I really didn’t want to be breathing that in, nevermind have our babies be exposed to any possible air pollutants.

That is when I turned to my oils and for a good week we kept the diffusers running in the house with clean air blends. And let me tell you there was a clear difference from when we were using them and when we weren’t. I also realized how much we were affected by the smoke and how important it was to start to take my family's health back.

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Reclaiming Health After Baby

Like you also probably did, I indulged just a little too much during the holidays.

Possibly like you, I still am holding on to a bit more baby weight than I thought I would be at 19 months postpartum!

I am embarrassed to say this, considering I have been trained and certified in holistic nutrition. I know all of the the things to do to improve ones health and to get the weight off. But here I am still struggling.

But this is the year I share my stories and struggles not pretend I have it all together. Because I for sure as hell don’t.

I became really committed to getting on track with my health in the fall but as life would have it I hurt my back (working out at a more extensive pace than I was  plus carrying twin toddlers I assume was the cause) then we had those wild fires in NorCal. Which honestly scared the shit out of me and put a lot of things on a hold, because I just wanted to focus on being as present as I could with the family.

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7 Health Tips: for Mom Life

We basically all know what to do to stay healthy. Eat wholesome, real foods, exercise a few times a week, get 8 hours of sleep and hydrate to name a few. But in real world mom life this is not always easy to accomplish.

We want to do these things, but sometimes shit happens. And I don’t know about you, but for me, my health was being put last on my list of priorities, even though I know how much it should be #1.

Below are the TOP 7 ways to improve your health and energy with a moms spin on how to actually get these things accomplished during your busiest of days.

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