10 Ways to Choose Joy at the Start of Every Day

Earlier this week, after 10 days of being physically responsible for everything the kids, the animals and my husband need -- and after 6 of the busiest days of my life thanks to some prescheduled commitments and extracurricular activities -- I found myself on the verge of losing it. I could feel my blood pressure…

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8 Ways to Boost Your Immunity for Cold and Flu Season

The following post is from Emily of 8 Ways to Boost Your Immunity for Cold and Flu SeasonLive Renewed -  Two of my kiddos and I got our first bad colds of the season last week, and I realized how much I dread wintertime and the cold and flu season that goes along with it.…

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Making Your Own Reusable Pads

The following post is from Krystal of Krystal Griffin Photography: Over the last six months I have stumbled over several sources on the web discussing the benefits of natural menstrual care products.  The issue that peaks my interest over and over again has been some of the unintended health benefits users often experienced after making…

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Rethinking Your Period: Choosing Healthier Feminine Care Products

The following post is from Emily of Live Renewed: Rethinking Your Period: Choosing Healthier Feminine Care Products So let's chat like sisters over coffee today, 'cause this is a topic that's pretty private and personal. And yet, because it's something most of us as women (if you're a man that's your cue to stop reading!),…

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Homemade Tick & Mosquito Spray

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The tick population has been out of control at our house this year. The season started early and with a vengeance, and by the time we headed to Florida for our vacation, we were ready for a break from them. Unfortunately, two-and-a-half weeks without mowing meant that our yard was quite jungle-like when we returned,…

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Productive Thinking: What to Do with All Those Ideas in Your Head

The following post is from Prerna of The Mom Writes: My head is often abuzz with ideas. Every book I read sparks a new creative light. Every blog post I go through inspires me to create something. It’s not always work-related. Projects related to the home, crafts to do with my daughter, baking experiments waiting…

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