Aromatherapy is to the sense of smell what a work of art is to the eye or a softly playing symphony is to the ear: a balm for the spirit against the daily bombardment of stimuli. Without delving into the complex world of naturopathy, suffice it to say that using essential oils in your home can be extremely beneficial, particularly for managing stress.
Summer: the season I’ve been impatiently awaiting. For me, summer means freedom. It’s pretty much the only time of year when I feel okay about setting routines aside to fully enjoy the day (especially if it’s sunny) with my kids. And one of the very best parts of summer is that I can pull out my popsicle recipes again.