Category Archives: Family

Supporting Strong-Willed Child Emotions

Nicole/ October 6, 2017/ Family, Life

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 Love In my home, I

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

Nicole/ September 29, 2017/ Family, Healthy Living, Life

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 something he doesn’t have

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Is It Selfish To Focus On Yourself?

Nicole/ July 31, 2017/ Business, Family, Life, Personal Growth

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 YOU BUT… Taking time out for yourself means taking time away from everything else… like your career or your family… do you really have time for that? Realizing that, you feel as though there just

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Secrets For Surviving Your In-Laws

Nicole/ July 28, 2016/ Essential Oils, Family, Life

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 smile on your face and

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Great Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

Nicole/ April 25, 2016/ Beauty, Family, Healthy Living, Holiday

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 put together some great Mother’s

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Remove Skincare Toxins!

Nicole/ March 8, 2016/ Beauty, Family, Healthy Living, Life

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 today: Please take 3 minutes

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New Year Resolutions: I Have an Oil for That!

Nicole/ January 6, 2016/ Family

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 up with essential oils to

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Support Healthy Emotions During The Holidays

Nicole/ December 19, 2015/ Emotions, Essential Oils, Family, Health, Holiday

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. Sometimes the family dynamic shifts,

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Does Your HVAC Need More Freon?

Nicole/ December 3, 2015/ Family, Healthy Living, NonToxic

Freon, otherwise known chlorofluorocarbons or CFCs. According to the Environmental Protection Agency, these chemicals are controlled substances, which means they must be properly disposed. If you have central AC/heat, chances are it is a closed system unit. It does not consume any coolant in order to function. Contrary to what many people think, it should never need to be refilled

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Homemade Body Butter 

Nicole/ November 4, 2015/ DIY, Essential Oils, Family

Today I made some body butter for my dry, cracked hands and feet, and had to take a moment to share with you how I made it. If you have never tried homemade lotions or body butters, you truly are missing out!! I’m one of those people who deals with seriously dry, chapped, and cracked skin during the colder, dry

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