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Sep 13

Rest—just like air, food and water—is an essential ritual of being human! So often we push it aside because ‘busy’ is glorified, ‘busy’ is our comfort zone. Pursing quiet, rest, relaxation and self care can make us uncomfortable, as if somehow we will lose our status or our identity. In a world of increasing needs, […]

Caroline showing how to dry brush in the mirror.

Aug 2

This holistic wellness tool and ancient beauty ritual grounded in Ayurvedic techniques does more than smooth your skin.  Dry brushing is a traditional detoxification ritual encouraging optimal energy and longevity in the entire body. Some of the benefits of dry brushing include boosts in cell health, detoxification, and improvements to the lymphatic system. Dry brushing […]

Caroline holding her newborn and Majka postpartum nutrition replenisher.

Jul 26

After having our first child, I felt drained and depleted in every way. It wasn’t an “I’m hungry or tired” type of feeling, it was total depletion, like I had nothing more to give. I was shocked by the lack of support postpartum—the emphasis is put on pregnancy and then your sweet baby—but it often […]

Postpartum recovery tips after baby #2

Jun 22

The postpartum season is beautiful and messy, but I have to say even through the exhaustion it’s one of my favorite seasons of life. I told my husband the other day, “I just love having a baby to hold.”  After my first pregnancy, I felt totally drained, depleted and exhausted…well because I was. I continued […]


Jun 2

I am NOT a person who can survive on little sleep—I often joke that I wish I could survive on 6 hours of sleep a night…but it’s not how I was created. I am BIG on sleep as you all know, and I LOVE my sleep time rituals.  Lack of sleep is truly the hardest […]


May 25

The key to staying “healthy” is being prepared! While we try not to snack much in our house, we do travel and adventure a bit and I’ve found that being overly stocked on healthy snacks for our kids is important to avoid meltdowns… this trick can work with adults too! Children’s snacks especially are often […]

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