If you have talked to any of your friends, relatives or coworkers within the last few months, you know that almost everyone has had some added stress. The global pandemic has caused legitimate concern for the health and safety of our loved ones. Many families are spending much more time together than they previously did, as workplaces have moved to the virtual office. Additionally, children are attending school from home full-time now and more parents […]
Summertime has been stressful for everyone. The last few months have been relatively uncertain, and for a lot of families, this has led to a lot of time indoors. However, there are tons of outdoor activities that you can do with your children in the safety of your backyard.
Understandably, some parents might be nervous about allowing their children to interact with others and take part in outdoor activities. While it may seem nerve-wracking, […]
Your daughter runs up to you with tears in her eyes. Crying, she points to a small bruise on her arm. What do you do? If you reach for a bag of frozen carrots to slow down the bruising you were using your own form of cold therapy.
For centuries, humans have been using peppermint for everything from adding flavor to foods to aiding in allergy relief. Some of the earliest recorded uses of peppermint were by the Ancient Egyptians to help calm indigestion. Peppermint is a plant with analgesic, antimicrobial, antiviral, antioxidant and antitumor properties. With so many uses it’s no wonder humans have relied on it for so long.
So what are some ways you can infuse the wonderful benefits of peppermint […]
The wonderful thing about motherhood is that is can be found anywhere love is. On Mother’s Day we normally look for relationships between biological mothers and their children, like the relationship I have with my son. But there is beauty in unconventional motherhood as well. Not every woman will have the opportunity to carry children but we all have the capacity to love. Today I want to highlight the beauty in this often-overlooked […]
Spa days are all about taking care of yourself in ways you wouldn’t normally. So, taking time to rest: yes. Taking a long bath: YES. Gifting yourself some bath essentials: a must.
If you follow me on Instagram you know I have been working my fingers to the bone sewing face masks and medical mask headbands this week. When things get back to normal, I would like to DIY a spa day to myself. It […]