Immune Boosting Tea (with Essential Oils)

‘Tis the season for colds and coughs and runny noses. With the flu vaccine not being very effective this year, we’ve ramped up our game plan for staying healthy and I’ve stocked up our arsenal of home remedies in case we do get sick. One of my favorite drinks this time of year is this […]

The One Where I Interview Tons of People and They Change My Life

I have a really awesome job. Not only does it allow me to stay home with the Pie, but I thoroughly enjoy the work I get to do each day. I have a passion for and interest in health and natural living, and it affords me tremendous opportunities for growth and learning in these areas. Most […]

Kettlebell 101

Getting back into a workout routine post-baby is not the easiest thing I’ve ever done. In my pre-baby life, I thought I was busy. I had no idea. In my future life, with more kids hanging around our house, I’ll laugh at my present self for thinking I’m busy. Busy busy busy. We’re all busy. […]

No Mo’ Toxic Deo

I’ve told y’all before that, although we live pretty crunch-ily, there are some things that I haven’t been able to dive into. Well, I bit the bullet with the placenta capsules and loved it, so I figured I may need to expand my horizons again and try something that I’ve been avoiding for a loooooong time. […]

DIY Postpartum Belly Balm

One of the strangest feelings I’ve ever experienced was the state of my midsection post-delivery. What was once occupied by a growing human who caused my organs to relocate was all of a sudden hollow. The lighten-ing feeling that accompanied this adjustment was almost more difficult to bear than labor itself. In the weeks and months […]

Top Ten Essential Oils for Labor and Delivery

Y’all know how much I love my oils. Can’t get enough of them. Essential oils were, well, essential for me during the morning sickness of pregnancy and they were a top priority item in our labor bag. I promised you that I would detail what oils we used during labor and how we used them. […]

Tips for a Natural Hospital Birth

Want to read more about pregnancy, labor, postpartum life, and newborn needs? Check out these posts: Best Pregnancy Books How to Relieve Pregnancy Swelling Our Labor Bag Essential Oils for Labor and Delivery Postpartum Care Kit Placenta Encapsulation How to Beat the Baby Blues DIY Postpartum Belly Balm How to Survive Colic Our Baby Care […]