Point your toes! How to help when your gymnast can’t.

Point your toes! It seems like its a simple thing to do, right? Well, it took 5 seasons of competition for me to understand that it’s not always that simple. My gymnast was working so hard, but her scores never seemed to reflect that. It was only after the word “prehab” for injury prevention peaked… Continue reading Point your toes! How to help when your gymnast can’t.

Essential oils to the test

What better place to put essential oils to the test than gymnastics? Check out my post here for essential oils for gymnasts. However, putting essential oils to the test right alongside the gymnasts can be the coaches. They have an extremely physically demanding job, often with the background of being a gymnast themselves. Their bodies… Continue reading Essential oils to the test

Combat respiratory season with essential oils

Close on the heals of back to school seems to inevitably be respiratory season. Check out my post here on using essential oils for successful transition back to school. Now that the kiddos are back to school, here is some ammunition to combat respiratory season with essential oils. Why I rarely use OTC cold medicine… Continue reading Combat respiratory season with essential oils

Essential oils for back to school

Summer always flies by for us. So busy with things like various summer camps (check out my post here for essential oils for camp). It seems like school is already around the corner. We choose to homeschool, however still face many of the things that come with school starting back up. Here are some of… Continue reading Essential oils for back to school

Easy essential oil bruise blend to soothe and promote healing

Essential oils are great tools to learn how to use to ease common minor discomforts. Especially with kiddos with ADHD that may have sensory challenges, it is nice to have something low intervention to offer. Combine that with our crazy gymnastics lifestyle, bruises are kinda standard. Here is an easy essential oil bruise blend for… Continue reading Easy essential oil bruise blend to soothe and promote healing

Simple DIY sunburn relief lotion with essential oils

I love summer! My girls and I all love being out in the sun. I love the health benefits of the vitamin D acquired from time in the sun. However, too much sun without proper protection can end up being pretty painful. In preparation for summer camping activities, I whipped up this simple DIY sunburn… Continue reading Simple DIY sunburn relief lotion with essential oils

Make cleaning count for learning

Just to be clear, cleaning is not the extent of our homeschooling education. In fact not much of the regular cleaning burden falls on my kiddos due to their hefty gymnastics and dance schedule. However, as a busy working, homeschooling mom, I love when I can find ways to work smart, not hard. And when… Continue reading Make cleaning count for learning

Unique essential oil teachers gifts for all price ranges

I love opportunities to show love and appreciation for coaches or teachers that pour into my kids. However, coming up with something useful and unique can be hard. Staying within budget can be a challenge. I always feel like the girls come up with more people than I expect that need appreciation. Here are some… Continue reading Unique essential oil teachers gifts for all price ranges