Taking Back Your Personal Power

When Michelangelo was asked how he created his life’s masterpiece, the sculpture of David, from a slab of marble that all the other artisans had rejected, he responded that David was already in that slab of marble. “I didn’t invent David, he was...

Baby Lotion Recipe

Most DIY recipes frustrate me because they involve a lot of steps and weird ingredients. Sometimes that’s necessary, but usually it’s not. It can be very easy to make your own baby lotion, taking less than 10 minutes including clean-up. I feel that...

Safe DEET-free Bug Spray Recipe

Diethyltoluamide or DEET has caused some speculation over the years regarding its use. Author of “Is Bug Spray Dangerous” Remy Melina mentioned in his article in LiveScience that, ”Although the Environmental Protection Agency re-approved the use of DEET in...

Essential Oils for Birth

Essential oils are all the rage right now and a lot of people are wanting to learn how to use them during births. I have been using essential oils for a decade now and as a doula I can say that it’s important to know that if used correctly and diluted properly,...