“Essential” Just Got a Whole New Meaning! A Mama’s Guide to Essential Oils

Moms are always on the prowl for the next top-of-the-line ways to keep their kiddos safe and healthy…and essential oils are literally flooding the market. Essential oils are distilled from the finest natural ingredients and medicinal plants–pine, peppermint, lavender and so many more–and they pack a punch in a tiny bottle! Employing essential oils gives you a whole arsenal of homeopathic healing options–chemical-free, completely safe solutions to migraines, the common cold, acne and much more! Check out this guide to the essential oils you just can’t live without!

Kids Taking A Sick Day? Healing Hacks to the Rescue!

Tis the season for scratchy throats and dry noses! Nothing throws the breaks on your perfectly-planned day faster than a sudden sickness. It could start as a sniffle in the night or a cough on the way to school…and before you know it your happy kiddo is grouchy, irritable and somehow more stubborn than before. While we aren’t doctors here, we do have all the info you’ll need to hack this cold season and keep the sniffles away!

5 Snack Hacks to Keep You Out of the Cookie Aisle!

We know how tempting it is to just grab a box of Pop-Tarts or Oreos while you’re at the store, and how much easier it is to just toss a handful of Goldfish Crackers or Teddy Grahams at the kids between meals! These aren’t by any means healthy options, of course, but it is fast and cheap! We’re here to help you break the never ending cycle of Doritos and Pringles, and get you and your family on a healthy snack track! So say goodbye to processed junk, and say hello to delicious, simple and yes, even healthy snacks that are good for any old time!

“Me Time” for Moms–Stepping Away From The Kids (For the Sake of Sanity!)

We know–from the moment those little feet hit the floor in the morning to the second that little head hits the pillow, you’re in Mommy Mode. An endless chain of to-do, to-fix, to-clean and to-go. When you finally make it to bed, you realize another day is gone, you’re still in yesterday’s bra and your socks haven’t matched since last week. As it turns out, very few moms give themselves the “Mom Mental Health” break that they need every day. Well no more–check out the top techniques to get some space from the kiddos and bring some zen to your life! Mommy “Me Time” is just a click away…

Family First Aid–Assembling the Perfect Kit for You and Your Family

Kids aren’t careful. Anyone who has watched theirs taking a flying leap from the top of the jungle gym knows this. And while moms are fantastic at preventing scrapes and bruises, the occasional accident is going to slip through your radar no matter how close you watch. Of course, when that happens, you are the first one your child will go to for help! Be perfectly prepared by making sure you have a fully-loaded first aid kit in your house, car, purse, diaper bag…anywhere you can think to put one! In this article we’ll help you assess your family’s personal needs to make sure you have the perfect kit just ready and waiting!