Essential Oil Recipe of the Week - An Easy Cleaning Spray

I love using natural products for cleaning instead of getting (expensive) chemical products from the supermarket. Of course, the cleaning sprays you can buy at your local health store are great and are a wonderful alternative to the standard, chemical ones, but they're usually so expensive! That's why I'd love to show you a quick and easy blend that makes a great (affordable) cleaning spray. 

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Things to Be Grateful for Today

I'm hitting the 36 weeks mark today, yay! As many of you know, this pregnancy hasn't been easy. The thing that's been very helpful these past few weeks is my gratitude practice. Even when life is hard, there's probably at least one thing (and usually a lot more) that I'm loving and that makes me happy. Today I'll share with you some of the things that came up.

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Traveling in the Third Trimester of Pregnancy

Besides teaching yoga and doing health coaching, I also run a travel blog. What started as a way to document our one-year world trip, is now one of the most successful Dutch travel blogs out there and I still love writing about all our travels. I recently did a couple of articles on traveling with a baby in my belly, so I thought I'd share the latest one, about traveling in the third trimester of pregnancy, with you today.

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Essential Oil Recipe of the Week - Postpartum Spray

Today I'm sharing an Essential Oils recipe for the pregnant ladies with you. It's the postpartum spray I made this week while I was preparing myself for the days (and weeks) after labor. It has two of my favorite oils in it: Lavender and Frankincense, and I think it will be very helpful after giving birth.

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Essential Oil Recipe of the Week

This week's recipe is something different, as I like to focus on our home today. We recently found mold on our window frames and instead of heading to the store to get a toxic mold remover, I decided to start with essential oils. My research led me to two amazing oils: melaleuca (tea tree) and clove oil. In this article, I'll explain what they do and have I removed the mold.

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How to Survive Hyperemesis Gravidarum

Dear beautiful, pregnant woman, 

You probably stumbled across this article because you have it: constant nausea, throwing up, feeling miserable. All day, every day. That what the doctors call Hyperemesis Gravidarum or the worst type of morning (all day) sickness. I got it when I was in week seven of my pregnancy and still have it (it's week 32 for me now). In this article I'll tell you what works and doesn't work for me and how you can make your days a little better, even with HG.

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Self-Care for Pregnant Women

I’m currently 23 weeks pregnant with our first baby (a boy!) and I must admit: it’s been such a beautiful, but intense ride. From 24/7 sickness to the first baby kicks, being pregnant is an amazing adventure. I learned quickly that I needed to change the way I took care of myself and today I’m here to share my favorite self-care practices for pregnant women.

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