Which essential oils are safe to use on kids and babies? And what about the lovely new blend you just got from your favorite essential oil company? Is it safe to use on your toddler as well as yourself? Find out in this post, as well as discover best practices for using essential oils safely around babies and kids.
Succumbing to a cold or flu at anytime is no fun – but even more so when you’re pregnant. It can feel debilitating to not know what’s safe or okay to help you kick the illness to the curb – and frustrating when all of your favorite go-to’s are suddenly not options of which…
This is a GREAT activity to do with your kids, as it will foster the joy of discovery in both kids AND adults for years to come. Seriously a great idea!
Writing a will is one of the most important things you can do as a parent (and not for the reason might expect). Attorney Scott D. Goldman, Esq., shares a few important pointers in this insightful article.
When I was a kid, every Christmas I eagerly awaited the gift that would arrive from Aunt Karen. Each year, she sent my sister and I three Beatrix Potter books – the original kind that, according to Ms. Potter herself, “must be able to fit comfortably in a child’s hand.” We never knew which titles were…
Chocolate Season is just around the corner – you know, that season that runs from Halloween through Easter – and with it comes the conundrum of how to be a part of all the seasonal events while still staying true to your values to buy only ethically-sourced chocolate.
If your children are already overrun with toys – or you’re just wanting the best creative, innovative options for playtime – this non-toy gift list is a fantastic place to start.
Need heart-felt Father’s Day gift ideas? These clever ideas will get your creative juices flowing with meaningful, fun gift ideas – even last-minute.
Want a heart-felt gift (or a last minute one!) for Father’s Day this year? Make your own book about Dad! It’s simple, inexpensive, and a lovely keepsake.
Kids love to help in the kitchen, but if you have dull, flimsy, or improper knives, it can be a dangerous proposition! Our list of safe, kid-friendly knives will help you teach your kids proper knife safety and set them up for a lifetime of good habits.
Good teachers are worth their weight in gold. So why not thank them in ways that they’ll truly appreciate? This article reveals some of teachers’ favorite gifts to receive – as well as a few to avoid.
It’s lovely and wonderful to celebrate our lives as mothers and women, but the day harkens to an even lovelier, wider, deeper purpose. This year, let’s celebrate a different kind of Mother’s Day.
Curling up together to watch a good film is a great way to enjoy time together as a family. These 10 exceptional family-friendly movies are sure to please – or at least inspire!
DIY Massage Oil is a gift for yourself or a loved one! It’s simple to make, easily customized, and makes both relaxation and romance extra-special.
These fruit salad cups are a great recipe for kids to make themselves and provide a GREAT healthy option for either dessert, school lunches, or snacktime!
Want to create a beautiful, classy Christmas in your home but want to be so so frugal? Here are 12+ fabulous ideas for keeping Christmas frugal AND festive!
Who says candy is the only treat we can give out on Halloween? Here are few ideas to get you started.
Homemade applesauce and homemade apple butter are superbly and blessedly simple to make – and they’ll provide you sunny, sweet cheer through the winter. (We also take a look at why organic apples matter, which is actually important, in this case.)
Are you giving your children the right amount of medicine or tincture? Use these simple formulas to give the right amount every time!
Laughing and spending time with family and friends is an essential element to living healthy, joy-filled lives. Thus, here are 10 fall-themed activities to do with YOUR family this autumn.
Making healthy homemade lunchables is super-simple and keeps lunch packing from being a chore. With our printable, you can easily teach your child how to pack their own lunch too!
After 12 years of homeschooling, this mama has some sage advice for new homeschooling families that gives a breath of fresh air to all those who dread the upcoming school year.
Getting to sleep and sleeping WELL can be difficult when it’s the end of a super-hot day. These tips will help your kiddos get comfortable and get to sleep.
Summer should absolutely be fun for your kids, but it’s also important that they know how to keep themselves safe. How many of these do you teach your kids?