Oxytocin; the love hormone, the pair bonding hormone, the cuddle hormone, the breastfeeding hormone, the labor hormone! It is a versatile and powerful natural substance created by our bodies to perform so many important functions. Although oxytocin is well known to be involved in labor and delivery, lactation, and social or romantic relationships, it is also very […]
Hi! I'm Emily! I'm a science nerd gone crunchy mama who loves encouraging others to enjoy a life of holistic health and natural living through knowledge and awareness. I believe in knowing the science and research behind my natural lifestyle and that education is empowering. I have a passion for helping others be informed and educated in their decisions, and to embrace true holistic wellness physically, emotionally, and spiritually. I hope you enjoy personal development, being educated, and crunchy living as much as I do.
Natural, non-toxic living! Sounds great right? Well, it is. It is one of the best changes you can make for your family. However, it can be overwhelming at first. How do you even begin toxin-free living? Where do you start? Do you need to throw away everything in your house and start over? In a […]
Confession: I am obsessed with yogurt. I could eat yogurt parfaits for every meal and every snack. You may have noticed if you have been reading my posts that I get obsessed with many things. It’s true. I am a passionate and dedicated person! So, back to the yogurt. I love yogurt. Unfortunately, my baby […]
I have two words for you, friends. Chocolate toothpaste. Too good to be true—you say! Well, it’s not. There is a brand of toothpaste on the market created with an extract from the cacao plant. Their star ingredient? Theobromine. Being the chocolate lover that I am, of course I had to explore this concept. The dental claims of […]
I have always been a fan of new and exciting liquid creations. I was a barista in high school, and I thoroughly enjoyed creating recipes and trying out new drinks! Have you ever heard of golden milk? I was intrigued by the name, and I first tried it because of its anti-inflammatory claims. Golden milk, or […]