50+ Uses for Coconut Oil

50+ Uses for Coconut Oil - how to use coconut oil for home, beauty, health and more - #coconutoil #health - DontMesswithMama.com

Coconut oil is just plain amazing. I have a jar of coconut oil in my kitchen and bathroom – simply because it has so many practical uses around my home. Here are some of my favorite ways to incorporate coconut oil into my everyday life (and here’s one of my favorite brands of coconut oil). […]

Black Friday Sale! Save Up to 80% Off Classes, Cookbooks and Much More!

Black Friday Sale! Save Up to 80% Off Classes, Cookbooks and Much More! - DontMesswithMama.com

Give the gift of health and wellness this holiday season and save up to 80%. Get popular cookbooks (real food, gluten free, Paleo), meal plans, classes, natural beauty books & more in this Black Friday Sale!

Homemade First Aid Ointment Recipe

Homemade First Aid Ointment Recipe #essentialoils #DIY #wellness - DontMesswithMama.com

Looking for a natural first aid option for those cuts and skin irritations? Try this Homemade First Aid Ointment Recipe made with essential oils.

Non-Toxic and Organic Play Mat Protects Against Allergens and Dust Mites

Playtime Allergy Barrier: Non-Toxic, Organic Play Mat - DontMesswithMama.com

Disclaimer: This is a sponsored post. I was compensated to write this post, but I only do this for brands I believe in. I received a free sample of the products mentioned below for the purpose of this review. All opinions are my own. Did you know that traditional foam play mats for babies are made from […]

How to Make a Natural First Aid Kit with Essential Oils

How to Make a Natural First Aid Kit with Essential Oils #DIY #essentialoils - DontMesswithMama.com

There’s a new saying around my home that makes me smile every time I hear it: “Mom, do you have an oil for this?” I hear it at least a few times a week, and sometimes even a few times a day, to help owies and boo-boos. And I love that my kids now ask for […]

7 Essential Oils for Back to School – From Preschool to College

Back to School with Essential Oils - Natural Kids Health - #essentialoils - DontMesswithMama.com

Pencils, notebooks, backpacks, lunch bags… it’s back-to-school time. Are you ready? I am! Because I’ve got my top 7 essential oils for back to school to help keep my kids healthy and ready for the classroom. I keep these oils well stocked in my holistic medicine kit. I regularly use these essential oils (where to buy high-quality […]

DIY Natural Diaper Balm Recipe with Lavender Oil

DIY Natural Diaper Balm Recipe with Lavender Oil - cheaper than store-bought diaper cream - #DIY #essentialoils - DontMesswithMama.com

Store-bought diaper creams are often made with petroleum-based products, harsh chemicals and other questionable ingredients. Make your own DIY Natural Diaper Balm with lavender essential oil. It’s cheaper and better for baby.

Artificial Food Dyes and Kids: Why Children Consume More Dyes Than You Think

How Much Artificial Dye is Really in Your Child's Food? It's Much Worse Than You Think #health #fooddye #kidshealth - DontMesswithMama.com

No doubt there’s a connection between food dyes and kids, including ADHD and hyperactivity. But did you know children consume more dyes thank you think?

6 Ingredients to Avoid in Sunscreens – Especially for Kids

6 Ingredients to Avoid in Sunscreens - Especially for Kids - #health #kidshealth #sunscreen - DontMesswithMama.com

Did you know many store-bought sunscreens contain toxic ingredients? Find out which 6 ingredients to avoid in sunscreens – especially for kids.

How to Calm Kids Naturally with Essential Oils

How to Calm Kids Naturally with Essential Oils - Great for Anxiety, Tantrums, ADHD, Overstimulation #naturalremedies #essentialoils - DontMesswithMama.com

Are your kids prone to tantrums or even just overstimulation? Try this tutorial on how to calm kids naturally with essential oils.

How to Clean and Reuse Essential Oil Bottles


Do you have a stash of essential oil bottles? Don’t throw them away! I’ve got a tutorial to show you how to remove the sticky labels from the essential oil bottles, and suggested uses on how to reuse the bottles to make oil blends, travel kits and much more.

DIY Natural Bug Spray

DIY Natural Bug Spray #DIY #natural - DontMesswithMama.com

It’s that time of the year. Bugs are EVERYWHERE. I live in San Diego and with the heat of the summer comes all the bugs. Spiders, ants, mosquitos and my nemesis – house flies. Every time my kids go in and outside, the flies come in and drive me crazy. I’m a bit like Mr. […]

Essential Oils for Focus and Concentration

Essential Oils for Focus and Concentration #kids #essentialoils - DontMesswithMama.com

Have trouble with focus and concentration? Got kids who “zone out” when it’s time to do homework? Believe me, I understand. I used to get the 2 pm slump where I had a hard time focusing on work. And I noticed the same with my children. After an hour of homeschool or homework, I can see […]

Can a Gluten Free Diet Help ADHD?

Can a Gluten Free Diet Help ADHD? #glutenfree #ADHD #ADD #foodallergy - DontMesswithMama.com

There’s evidence suggesting that gluten sensitivity may be at the root of many neurological and psychiatric conditionsi  -including attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). What is Gluten? It’s a protein found in wheat grain and part of “gluey” proline and glutamine rich proteins known as prolamines. Prolamines are found in all cereal grains, even rice, corn and oats, […]

Gluten Free Homemade Tater Tots

Gluten Free Homemade Tater Tots #glutenfree #recipe - DontMesswithMama.com

My kids used to love eating tater tots. And who doesn’t? I used to sneak in a few tots myself before I served them to my kids. But then one day I checked out the ingredients on the bag and was shocked. POTATOES, VEGETABLE OIL (SUNFLOWER, COTTONSEED, SOYBEAN, AND/OR CANOLA), SALT, YELLOW CORN FLOUR, ONIONS, […]

Gluten-Free Graham Cracker Recipe

Gluten-Free Graham Cracker Recipe #glutenfree - DontMesswithMama.com

I came up with this recipe while testing for homemade cereal options for my kids beyond gluten-free granola. The end-result was perfection. The gluten-free oats were a perfect alternative to wheat and nuts (many gluten-free graham cracker recipes are made with nut flour, which I found to be too strong in flavor). These gluten-free graham […]

9 “Health” Foods with More Sugar Than a Krispy Kreme Donut

9 "Health" Foods with More Sugar Than a Donut #health #fitness - DontMesswithMama.com

A major new report by Credit Suisse Research Institute1 explores the impact of sugar and sweeteners on humans’ diets, with some shocking revelations and statistics. Worldwide, the average person consumes 70 grams of sugar and high-fructose corn syrup per day (that’s 17 teaspoons), up 46 percent from three decades ago. Yet, in countries like the US, […]

Reboot Your Health – Boost Energy, Lose Weight & Feel Better

Reboot Your Health & Feel Better - DontMesswithMama.com

I have a confession to make. It’s no surprise that my family has a lot of health issues. I’ve talked about it before – from my husband’s autoimmune issues and back pain to the gluten intolerance with my kids. That’s why I’m always testing new real food recipes and natural remedies with essential oils. I’m […]

Essential Oils for Kids and Families

Essential Oils for Kids #DIY #natural - DontMesswithMama.com

Essential oils have become a mainstay in my family. Whether it’s getting gum out of hair or soothing a bug bite, my kids frequently ask for their oils to help. Check out these DIY recipes and tips on how to use essential oils for kids.

Essential Oils for Baby

Essential Oils for Baby #DIY #naturalparenting - DontMesswithMama.com

Did you know you can use essential oils to make your own baby products? Save a ton of money and feel good about making your own non-toxic products. Check out essential oils for baby.