Ology -- Walgreens Affordable, Non-Toxic, Eco-Friendly Line of Products

By now most of you know that I’m a BIG proponent of going “green” on a lean budget and convenient manner.  I won’t ever suggest you go off the grid and overhaul your entire home, instead I try to offer simple, actionable steps you can take to make healthier choices for your family without going broke....more

How Much Caffeine Is Safe During Pregnancy?

Caffeine  one of the most beloved stimulants, contained in a variety of drinks, foods and common over the counter medicines. In large consumption, it could pose potential risks for your developing fetus including potential miscarriage ....more

Toxic Beauty: Is Your Make-Up Bad For You?

Did you know the average woman wears 515 chemicals a day? Of the 82,000 ingredients found in myriad beauty products, one in eight is an industrial chemical, of which our skin absorbs 60 percent of any topical product we use....more
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Nutrition Tips for a Healthy Pregnancy

Let’s face it, pregnancy is a life changing time in anyone’s life and eating nutritionally for the optimal health of the mom and baby is absolutely paramount. Ask any physician, expert or nutritionist and they will tell you that the average pregnant woman only needs about 300 extra calories a day!...more

Benefits of Soaking Nuts & Seeds

Did you know that soaking nuts and seeds have enormous benefits for your health? Nuts are not only an excellent source of protein but they are also packed full of nutrients and heart healthy monounsaturated fats that our bodies need.One of nature’s super foods, certain varieties of raw nuts are high in vitamin E, folic acid, calcium, copper, magnesium, manganese, phosphorus, and zinc, to name just a few. Nuts are also packed with protein and extremely portable. They are a staple energy food that humans have relied on for thousands of years....more

Bradley Method of Natural Childbirth

As my due date fast approaches I’m scrambling to find time to relax and do lots of prenatal yoga. Not only that but I’m also reading up and preparing myself mentally for a natural, un-medicated birth. I’ve found that my Bradley Method of Natural Childbirth class has provided my husband and I information that is absolutely indispensible and a lot more informative than anything I’ve read about in the pile of books now collecting dust on my nightstand....more

DIY Beauty Pantry

Who says you have to spend a small fortune on expensive natural and organic beauty products to reap the benefits of nature’s bounty? Some of the best all-natural beauty remedies can be made at home using basic items you most likely already have in your pantry.Read on for items and tips you probably already have in your kitchen pantry to create your own diy beauty pantry....more

SheaMoisture Holiday Product Giveaway

I’ve got some exciting news to share! MindBodyWell and SheaMoisture have partnered for a Mommy & Baby Holiday product giveaway. One lucky Mommy will win products from SheaMoisture Hibiscus and Coconut line and one lucky baby will win the SheaMoisture Baby  Organic Raw Shea collection. ...more