I LOVE the sun. I grew up in Hawaii and now live in sunny San Diego, so being in the sun and spending a lot of time outdoors is just part of my daily life. And my kids love playing outside too.The struggle though has been to find sunscreen that can protect my kids but doesn't have all the toxic chemicals in it.See the problem with traditional sunscreens - especially … [Read more...]
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It never fails. Every time I take my toddler to the store and we pass by the bath and body aisle, he asks asks for the colorful bottle of bubble bath. It's got cute cartoon characters on it. It's in a bright red or yellow bottle. He wants it. He begs for it. EVERY single time.It's gotten to the point, where I make a beeline for the opposite end of the store and go around … [Read more...]
Pencils, notebooks, backpacks, lunch bags... it's back-to-school time. Are you ready?I am! Because I've got my top essential oils for back to school to help keep my kids healthy and ready for the classroom. I don’t use any essential oils though. I use therapeutic-grade essential oils from Young Living. Learn more about Young Living and why I recommend it. Top Essential … [Read more...]
There really aren't many days where my family cannot spend outdoors and enjoy the sunshine. That's just one of many reasons we love living in Southern California.But spending so much time outdoors can mean little annoyances. Rather than rely on outdoor sprays with chemical ingredients that are toxic to my family, I use this DIY Natural Outdoor Spray. It's made with just a … [Read more...]
Learn how to use coconut oil for your home, for beauty and even for health and wellness. Check out these 50+ uses for coconut oil.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 … [Read more...]