Skin Support Essential Oil Roller Bottle Blend

skin support blend

One of my favourite things about Young Living essential oils is that there are countless ways to combine them to create blends to help support my family's wellness in just about any area. One of the major systems that need support in my home is skin. Kids play rough and get scrapes or scratches daily. With the cooler weather now comes dry skin. We [More...]

Our (late) Not-Back-to-School Photos 2015

not back to school photos

Every year I've taken not-back-to-school photos of the kids. It's so neat to see how they've grown and their personalities shine through. I'm a little late this year but here they are!   And here are our past photos: 2012-2013 2013-2014 2014-2015 [More...]

Malachi’s Birth Story: A Birth That Didn’t Go Quite As We Had Planned

when a birth doesn't go as planned

It's been over a week since Malachi was born, and I'm finally sitting down to write up his birth story! Labour was very quick so there isn't too much to tell really, but I thought that maybe his story could maybe encourage others, as we weren't able to do the birth we'd planned. On August 9th, around 10:30pm, I was laying in bed trying to sleep [More...]

Bible Journaling Psalm 127:3-5

psalm 127

Just wanted to take a minute to share a Bible art journaling entry I did today for Psalm 127:3-5. I know many of you will be familiar with these verses. 3 Behold, children are a heritage from the Lord,     the fruit of the womb a reward. 4 Like arrows in the hand of a warrior     are the children[a] of one's youth. 5 Blessed is the [More...]

Book Review: Case for Grace for Kids


Case for Grace for Kids Author: Lee Strobel Publisher's Summary: Adapted from The Case for Grace, the latest book by New York Times bestselling author Lee Strobel, The Case for Grace for Kids shows how God’s love is for everyone—no matter what. Through stories of everyday people whose lives have been changed—as well as never-before-told [More...]

Pregnancy Update 29 Weeks

Yep, 29 weeks already. Actually, tomorrow I will be 30 weeks! How in the world did that happen? This pregnancy is flying by! Overall, I'm feeling well.  Sleeping it getting to be a bit trickier as I'm usually a belly-sleeper. But I'm not too tired (until the end of the day) and no major aches or pains. I'm feeling bigger than I remember being [More...]

Essential Oil Bug Repellent (It really works!)

young living essential oil bug repellent

It's that time of year ago...mosquito season! Our back yard has cedar hedges along 2 sides so we are definitely not lacking in any mosquitoes. I hate putting the strong, chemical bug spray on the kids, especially the younger ones who still tend to get stuff in their mouths, but seeing them covered in itchy bug bites seems even worse. I started [More...]