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Secrets For Surviving Your In-Laws

By Nicole

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 […]

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The Day I Chose Not To Kill Myself

By Nicole

This post about the day I chose not to kill myself was a difficult one to write, a difficult one to publish, and may be difficult for you to read. Today is one of those days. It’s the worst part about being a disabled veteran. The day you receive that phone call, email, or text […]

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My Dear Son, Mommy’s Sorry

By Nicole

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 […]

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Essential Oils for Military Spouses

By Nicole

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 […]

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Great Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

By Nicole

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 […]

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Remove Skincare Toxins!

By Nicole

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 […]

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Support Healthy Emotions During The Holidays

By Nicole

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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Mommy, Hold My Hand

By Nicole

There are days where I feel like I just can’t get anything done. I feel overwhelmingly lucky on the days I’m able to shower, fix 3 square meals, and wash the dishes. Add in completing laundry, and I’ll feel like we’ve hit the jackpot. This entire month so far has been consumed by a the […]

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