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Feeling Overwhelmed about Conscious Consumerism? You’re Not Alone

Conscious consumerism is a hot topic lately, and while most of us can agree that it’s important, it’s also incredibly overwhelming. So I want to share my journey so you feel a little less alone and a little more equipped to live consciously. My Journey Awareness When I was in college studying nutrition and dietetics, […]

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Sunscreen: Equipping You To Choose Safe and Effective Sun Protection

As someone who has eliminated many of the toxic chemicals I use in my daily life, one of my passions is to help others do the same. One of the most common questions from members in my Educational Facebook Community is what safe sunscreens I recommend. For those of us that value safety in our products […]

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Self-Care: The Good, The Bad, The Ugly, and The Point

I want to talk about self-care. I’m sure you’ve seen the memes.   “You can’t pour from an empty cup.”… “Self-care is not selfish.”…etc.   As mothers, we often must put our children before our own needs or desires. Not only that, but we live in a culture full of busy schedules, long commutes, and […]

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5 Easy Swaps to Reduce Plastic Use

From food packaging to glittery holiday decorations, plastic is almost impossible to avoid. However, more and more information is available to us that should cause us to think twice before we take that next sip out of our plastic water bottle. Plastics are made up of chemicals that can disrupt our endocrine system which can […]

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Green Beauty: 5 Simple Steps to Switch to Better for you Skincare

There’s a lot of talk right now about toxin-free living. Maybe you’re a skeptic of this movement, much like I used to be. But my mind started to change as more research came out about the harmful effects of many ingredients used in conventional products, especially skincare and cosmetics. These ingredients not only do more harm […]

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