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How to Deal With Depression in a Spouse

By | March 27, 2014

  Depression is a serious condition that affects many people in the United States, but the condition doesn’t just affect the depressed spouse. Depression also creates a burden on the non-depressed spouse who may feel lonely, stressed or overwhelmed by their partner’s behavior. Undiagnosed depression can be particularly harmful to a marriage as the depressed Read More

Is Stress A State Of Mind?

By | February 27, 2014

Editor’s Note: Today’s guest post is from Paisley Hansen. The yearly TED conference is known for its thought-provoking presentations, and this year’s talk by Kelly McGonigal was no exception. According to McGonigal, stress is only bad for us if we think it is. And reaching out to help others, along with seeking comfort from other Read More

Part 2: Garden or Lab?

By | February 3, 2014

Editor’s Note: Today’s guest post is from Molly of Bloom Naturals. Molly is a wife, homeschooling mother of 4 boys, lover of Jesus, who enjoys learning about healthy things. You won’t find her reading NY bestsellers but rather books on food, things that affect the skin, raising sons, and the things of God to whom Read More

Was Your Skin Care Grown in a Garden or Lab?

By | January 31, 2014

 Editor’s Note: Today’s guest post is from Molly of Bloom Naturals. Molly is a wife, homeschooling mother of 4 boys, lover of Jesus, who enjoys learning about healthy things. You won’t find her reading NY bestsellers but rather books on food, things that affect the skin, raising sons, and the things of God to whom Read More

5 Simple Beauty Routines

By | January 29, 2014

By Robyn, Contributing Writer Our lives get so busy it’s easy to forget to take care of ourselves.  Just a few simple beauty routines each day, week and month can keep you looking and feeling great without sacrificing a lot of time or money.  1. Every morning drink lemon water  I know what you’re thinking, Read More

3 DIY Beauty Supplies Made With Organic Coconut Oil

By | January 28, 2014

By Doña Bumgarner, Contributing Writer Earlier this month Kimball wrote about making over your medicine cabinet, but what about the shower? If it makes sense to overhaul what you use to treat your body, it certainly makes sense to overhaul what you use to clean it.   Our skin in our largest organ and it is Read More

4 Ways to Use Turmeric on Your Skin

By | January 24, 2014

Editor’s Note Andrea is a former journalist and the mother of nine children ranging in age from 28 to 12. Following a toxic mold exposure, Andrea and her family discovered the wonders of natural living. Andrea is the founder and president of momsAWARE, an educational organization designed to empower others to live healthy in a toxic world. You can Read More

Oil Cleansing: Safe and Gentle Skin Care

By | January 23, 2014

In college my roommate shared a neat trick for removing eye makeup: she simply used a cotton ball and petroleum jelly (Vaseline) and her mascara swiped right off! Hello inexpensive and effective alternative to the fancy eye-makup remover I was using! I ditched that part of my beauty routine when I began pursuing a natural Read More

31 Days to a Stronger Tummy: Before, During, and After Pregnancy

By | January 14, 2014

Photo Credit It’s true that a mother’s body is beautiful and your tummy shows your love and devotion to your little one.  It’s also true that strong belly muscles are helpful throughout your life, and especially while mothering little ones!  I’ll outline simple steps to tone your belly, relieve pain, and restore core strength.  They Read More

Do You Need Make-Up?

By | January 7, 2014

By Julia Mangan, Contributing Writer Make-up: to wear or not to wear? That is the question. As a woman on a path of natural living and as a Christian woman, this is a question I’ve pondered. It’s a question with a lot of facets I’ll examine below. “I Need To.” In today’s culture it is Read More

New Year New Mom: 9 Time Saving Fitness Tips by Moms for Moms

By | January 3, 2014

Editor’s Note: Emily Saunders is a co-founder of Momsanity (www.projectmomsanity.com)- a community of women striving to prioritize and balance motherhood, faith, fitness and nutrition.  She is a Metabolic Effect Certified Personal Trainer and Nutrition Coach and enjoys teaching others practical ways to make their lives healthier while also drawing strength from the Lord and seeing Read More

10 Tips to Help You Sleep Like A Baby…Naturally!

By | November 26, 2013

   By Diana, Contributing Writer My first son did. not. sleep.  I experienced 14 months of sleep deprivation with a maximum of 4 to 5 hours of sleep per night.  Eventually, we figured out it was due to food allergies and what I was eating.  One wonderful thing I gained from this experience is learning Read More

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