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The Ultimate Non-Toxic Laundry Guide

  Non-Toxic Laundry Let's talk non-toxic laundry. I know what you're thinking...but it's laundry, who cares? Well....you SHOULD and here's a few reasons why. First things first, your clothes. You're probably thinking, non-toxic laundry seems unnecessary but I assure you it's not. When you wash your clothes, the detergents are typically filled with these seemingly heavenly scents. But lemme just tell you....those bad boys are TOXIC. We've talked about this before but fragrance is one of the most toxic things ever. Thousands of chemicals can lie and be hidden in the word fragrance. It's easy to just forget about this ingredient because it's truly in everyyyything. It's HARD to find products that don't have fragrance in them but just know, that's what I'm here...

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3 Reasons Why you should switch to non-toxic nail polish NOW!

  Take it from the nail queen, nails have been my thing for easily 15 years. When I found out I was pregnant, I immediately went to the nail salon that week and got my fake nails taken off. I knew it was the last straw in my transition to a non-toxic lifestyle and they HAD TO GO. If you didn't know, I had acrylic nails for 10+ years. I was addicted and let's just say...what a waste of money. I was easily spending around $100 a month on them. So why make the switch? Nail polish when breathed in, can disrupt your system quickly. So not only is it harmful to breath in the fumes, the chemicals in nail...

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What it's REALLY like being pregnant

      One word comes to mind, terrifying. That's right, terrifying. With so much information out there these days, it's hard not to be nervous all the time. You're supposed to count your babies kicks every day. You're supposed to get ample exercise. You're supposed to eat your fruits and veggies. You're supposed to drink tons of water. You're supposed to know what's next and what's going on all the time. Let me tell you, it's nothing like you think it would be. Sometimes you don't feel movement for a little bit and you start to freak out. Or you go on a walk and it feels like the pressure down there is going to allow the baby to...

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3 Easy Ways to Help the Earth!

    Happy Earth Day! Now, if you would've told me it was Earth Day a few years ago I probably wouldn't have cared, but man am I thankful to say how much I've changed. When Rialand and I first started dating (over five years ago), I wasn't really into the whole recycling thing. But ever since then, once I realized how much of an impact we can make, it mattered to me. There are so so many ways we can help the Earth and be a little more conscious of our daily habits.  1. Buy an eco- friendly, non- toxic sunscreen!  I know what you're thinking, wait how can sunscreen help the earth? Why eco-friendly? In 2018 Hawaii banned...

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3 Secrets to Change the Communication in Your Family.

  3 Secrets that will change the way communication happens in your family.   I can remember my oldest daughter coming to me when she was in first grade and telling me she had to talk to me. We sat down at the table. I was ready to offer her my best mom advice and couldn’t wait to help her with whatever was bothering her.Then she told me: there was a boy at school who wouldn’t stop talking about ____ (insert any “potty talk” here.) It took everything for me not to laugh or smile because she was so serious. She needed to figure this out. He sat next to her and she said she was having the hardest time...

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