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Encouragement, Tips and Tricks, Travel -

This past August I moved from Japan to Virginia with a 18 month old and two dogs by myself. The trip included 36 hours in airports/on flights, 1 night in a hotel, and 10+ hours in a car. In the following month I also did three 6-12 hour car rides with my crew. It was not ideal, and probably one of the hardest things I've managed, BUT I learned a lot along the way and want to share my tips with you!
For the sake of keeping this a reasonable length I will focus on flights with kids. 

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All Natural, Eco-Living, Encouragement -

The choice to move my family toward chemical free was not sudden or overnight. It has been a gradual and ongoing shift. I am not a doctor or scientist, but I wanted to share what things influenced my decision and practical ways to implement no tox items.

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Encouragement -

This mama is tired. I bet you are too. This blog will hopefully give you some ideas and some peace of mind. But most of all, I hope it reminds us to be gracious with ourselves. We are all just trying to get through this season while shielding our kids from the heaviness of it.

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Eco-Living, Encouragement -

I think that New Year's resolutions should be marked and celebrated the same way. Resolving to "go green," can feel like an unachievable marathon. Perhaps instead of focusing on a daunting finish line decide to take some baby steps throughout the year.

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