If you could wave a magic wand over one area of your life, what would it be? Would you pick your finances or your health or your relationships? All of us have a handful of things we wish we could make better, but we’re often paralyzed and overwhelmed when we think about that area, so … Continue reading What Would You Change?
When we remove the clutter and the unnecessary, it allows us to focus on what is important. Too much stuff is soooooo heavy. The need for less will result in a life of more. But it's all baby steps. One small step, one small area, consistently over time. No perfection. Let go of perfection. Eliminating … Continue reading Why Creating Space Might Be the Most Important Thing You Ever Do
Growing up, summer was my favorite time of year! Days full of swimming with friends at the town pool, all the trips to the library and all the books I got to read, late night chatting with cousins at sleepovers, camping trips to Pigeon Forge and Dollywood, fishing on Big Cedar Creek, family cookouts, watermelon … Continue reading Well Hello Sweet Summertime
Overwhelm. Stress. Trouble focusing. Trouble sleeping. Stress eating or other bad stress habits that creep in when we feel like life is dragging us around. I want to give you some tips that really help me stay present and engaged and able to get past the stress and overwhelm. Pause and Pray. I get to … Continue reading Stress and Overwhelm?
If you’ve been intrigued or skeptical or at least a little curious about essential oils but found all the conflicting information out there confusing and just need someone to tell you the truth, I'm writing this just for you. Let me guess… Though skeptical, you went so far as to pick a few oils up … Continue reading Four Essential Oil Myths
Can we just embrace the truth that we are messy, paradoxical people who sometimes just don't fit into the lines? Can we just go ahead and admit that we are both brave and scared? Strong and sensitive? We can be more than one thing. Do you feel tension between who you are and who you … Continue reading Authentically You
Did you know you can reduce your toxic load just by drinking water? Our environment is full of toxins from the air we breathe to the food we eat, the products we clean our homes with, and especially our beauty products. The average woman is putting hundreds of chemicals on her body every time she … Continue reading Drink Up
After three girls, finding out that "it's a boy" was a little surprising. But the surprises didn't stop there. On April 5th, four days before Judah was born, we had an ultrasound because the doctor suspected that Judah was breech. I had gone to the doctor by myself that day. Brian is self-employed and with the … Continue reading Judah’s Birth Story
I watched the sweetest video on facebook recently of a child with severe health challenges, giving her dad kisses and following each kiss with a silly noise and lots of lots of giggles. Y'all it was the cutest. It reminded me that whatever difficulties they face, kids are kids no matter what! This precious reminder … Continue reading Kids Will Be Kids (no matter what)
Go back just a little bit in history, maybe only two or three generations, and they knew the benefits of nature and home remedies. Your great-great grandparents could probably tell you the virtues of honey. There's really very little that honey can't do. From boosting energy, increasing endurance, balancing blood sugar, and soothing sore throats, … Continue reading Be Well, Honey