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Supporting Strong-Willed Child Emotions

By Nicole / October 6, 2017

Do you have strong-willed child emotions running rampant in your home? The thought is often enough to make any mother cringe. I don’t know how your family is, but my boy is fantastic at displaying his wide array of intense emotions in what may often seems to be the most lawless way possible. Fear Nervousness Anger […]


Help Your Child Focus, Naturally (Works for Adults Too)

By Nicole / September 29, 2017

Guest post by Amber from Amber’s Intuition Focus. It’s not something anyone with a willful child is used to seeing. I’ve noticed when my ASD son is focused, you know its something he thoroughly enjoys as he loses himself for hours in his favorite tasks… nothing else matters. Breaking that concentration is impossible. If there […]


Is It Selfish To Focus On Yourself?

By Nicole / July 31, 2017

You hear it all the time… You need to take care of yourself. You’re too burned out and need some YOU time. You can’t forget about YOUBUT…Taking time out for yourself means taking time away from everything else… like your career or your family…Realizing that, you feel as though there just isn’t enough time in the […]


Secrets For Surviving Your In-Laws

By Nicole / July 28, 2016

Although not everyone has tough to handle in-laws, there is always that one in every family who has a knack for getting under your skin and on your nerves. And then it happens. You get that call. They are coming, or you are going. For better or worse, it’s that time again to plaster a […]


My Dear Son, Mommy’s Sorry

By Nicole / May 19, 2016

My dear handsome boy, Mommy’s sorry. I’m sorry for bringing you into a heartless, selfish world. My biggest hope is to teach you love and compassion that will enable you to grow with confidence and value relationships. I’m sorry the boy at the toddler gymnastics class pushed you down for no reason. I’m sorry the […]


Essential Oils for Military Spouses

By Nicole / May 11, 2016

The military lifestyle. It’s not really understood until you’re knee-deep in all it entails. Stress. Abandonment. Stress. Consistent inconsistencies. Dreaming of a glimmer of stability. Stress. Love. Joy. Heartbreak. Loneliness. Did I mention stress? Military families are a rare breed in today’s culture. They love more in a short amount of time than anyone outside the […]


Great Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

By Nicole / April 25, 2016

Mothers. They do so much for their families, yet can be so difficult to shop for. While they treasure the gifts of their children and partners, many items end up collecting dust on a shelf or cause overwhelming emotions that conflict on what to keep when the time comes to downsize. So, we decided to […]


Remove Skincare Toxins!

By Nicole / March 8, 2016

Toxic ingredients are in skincare, hair care, fragrance, and cosmetic products in every store. Our voice is so important and today we ask for you to use it to ask for change. We ask for your help to enact change to remove skincare toxins. In honor of Beautycounter’s 3rd birthday, we ask for your help […]


New Year Resolutions: I Have an Oil for That!

By Nicole / January 6, 2016

I previously published a post where I talked about the history of New Year Resolutions and why I chose a theme for this new year instead of a resolution. I’m still sticking to my theme instead of making resolutions, but I sit here and smile as a few of my friends challenge me to come […]


Support Healthy Emotions During The Holidays

By Nicole / December 19, 2015

The holiday season is a magical time full of fantasy movies, decorated houses and trees, lit menorahs, music, dancing, delicious holiday foods, celebrations, and gifts. With so much going on, it’s no wonder that the holiday season inspires strong emotions. Sometimes they are positive, full of love and happiness. Sometimes they are not so positive. […]

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