Your Healthy Back To School Guide!

Fall is my FAVORITE Time of Year!

Back to school is always exciting too, I always think of one of my favorite lines from “You’ve Got Mail” (even if I don’t live in New York!)

As summer days give way to fall, it’s back to school with busier schedules that can leave us with less sleep, less relaxing, and less sunshine and vitamin D. It’s no wonder your family can start to move a little slow, and even start getting sick!

Thankfully, I’ve got a simple healthy solution to help everyone stay happy and healthy in this busy time of year! read more

5 Things To Do TODAY for Younger Looking Skin

I know, I know… I should have listened to my grandmother when she told me to start taking care of my skin at 13…

But here I am at 32, haha. I’m late the the party.

I didn’t really start taking care of my skin… and then I turned 30 and I realized I was starting to look OLD O.o

So here are FIVE things I have learned in the past two years that helps me Turn Back the Clock and Look Younger!

1. Moisturize

Moisturize Moisturize Moisturize! The leading cause of wrinkles is DRY SKIN! (Did you know that?? I didn’t!) So prevention is super easy… just start using a great day and night cream to prevent your skin from drying out (especially if you live in an area with dry winters). One a week deep hydrating Facials is always a good way to prevent and help reduce the appearance of wrinkles. read more

8 Stress Free Tips for Traveling with Kids

We love to travel!!

My youngest took her first plane ride when she was only 6 weeks old (I know, crazy!!) When you love to travel and your home based business gives you the freedom to travel as much as you want… you learn a few tips along the way.

My girls have been to Vancouver, Washington DC twice, Disney World a few times, Philadelphia, and many other place!! We truly believe that you should travel with young kids!

Most families have to travel some during the holidays, even if it is just a few hours to a near by town, I know these tips will come in handy to help you have a Stress Free time Traveling with kids.  read more

How to Become our Product Tester

We love helping people look and feel their best! 

A big part of our job is to help people connect to products that will help them reach their goals plus we want everyone to get a great deal and SAVE.

One way that you can try some different products at a great discount is becoming our Product Tester.

What is a Product Tester?

A product tester is just someone who wants to try one or more products over the next three months and give us some feedback on their experience.

You can change your order month to month, or you can just try the same thing all three months – it is completely flexible to you! In return we want to give you our wholesale discount, so you can try everything at 40% off retail.  read more

Can Your Accountability Partner Help You Reach Your Goals?

Let’s be honest… We all have great intentions to lose weight, to work out, to make a promotion, to get healthier… and then we just stop. 

We stop working towards our goals… we lose focus… and we don’t even realize what happened. It wasn’t a single decision to give up, it was daily choices to not follow through.

What can we do to help us break through those days when we are feeling weak, our willpower is down, and it feels like it would be easier to just not do anything???  read more

10 Tips for Better Sleep

Sleep is something so crucial to our health. So many of us struggle to wake up rested and sometimes it can be a simple change that is all you need to get the sleep you desire.

Have you ever noticed that when you are running short on sleep you are more prone to getting sick?

It’s true that for your immune system to be its strongest, you need to rest. Lack of sleep can also effect your adrenals and how you deal with stress.

Here are 10 Quick Tips to Help you get Better Sleep

Make the Room Darker

As someone who has struggled with sleep for many years… one thing that bothers me is when the room is too bright. I just can’t fall asleep! I have been using a face mask for the past 12 years or so to block out all the light, but you could start with darker shades in your room. read more

Why you Should Travel with Young Kids

Adam and I love to travel! In our first five years of marriage, we had traveled to New York, Hong Kong, Paris, Rome, San Antonio, Atlanta, New Orleans… we LOVED every minute of it!

travel with kids

(I was actually pregnant when we were in Paris)

So when we became parents… we had to decide should we still travel??? (or could we???) 

We didn’t have a lot of vacation days to work with, and we didn’t have a lot of disposable income either. But it really was something that we wanted to do more of and experience with our girls, it was a question of how we could do that. read more

10 Top Signs to Teach Your Baby

10 Top Signs to Teach Your Baby

As a Speech Therapist, I value  being able to communicate with your baby as early as possible. Babies are born with innate language centers in their brain and are already learning and distinguishing sounds in the womb!

As a baby grows and develops they are quickly picking up on new sequences for meaning as well. For example, when you are developing a bedtime routine, your baby is learning the sequence that happens before they go to sleep. 

Even more specifically, babies can learn signs and match them to meaning (or sequences they have learned). read more

How to Recharge after a Long Night

How to Recharge after a Long Night

Whoever coined the term “sleeps like a baby” obviously was not a parent. Once you introduce babies and kids into your life, you are never guaranteed a full night’s rest ever again. Even once your kids are older, there will always be a night when they had trouble sleeping and will require you staying up as well. Here are some tips to help you recharge after a long night caring for your kids.

That’s why I love having these tips handy to help me stay focused and energized even when I’m running on little sleep. read more