Peppermint 101

Like Lavender, this was one of the first oils I purchased. After trying an elimination diet and medicine, I was still getting headaches 1-3 times a week. A friend recommended peppermint oil, and - despite my hesitation towards the "oil craze" - I literally left the coffee shop where we were meeting and drove down to the local vitamin shop to purchase a bottle of peppermint. Sweet relief.

Frankincense 101

Right there with Lavender, if you have an ailment and the only thing you have is Frankincense, put it on! You'll thank me later. It's been known to work wonders on burns, scars, thyroid issues, migraines. It's one of the most expensive oil, but certainly one of the most valuable. Some of the most common [...]

Just Be Held

"...but there are some nights, much like that first, that the schedule is abandoned for what my son needs most: to be held. God was wise when he gave babies this need, because He knows that there are nights when it isn't just what baby needs but what mama needs too."