• These 15 indoor plants are easy to care for and will purify the air inside your home or office | thislittleblogofmind.com

    15 of The Best Indoor Plants

    Have you heard of off-gassing? Basically, we bring items into our homes that contain chemicals. These chemicals, also known as volatile organic compounds (VOCs) are dispersed into the air of our homes. The release of these chemicals is commonly known as off-gassing. We cannot be completely free from off-gassing. However, we can help reduce the number of VOCs we bring into our homes. If you want to learn more about which items in your home off-gas, then check out my post here.  Plants Purify The Air In Our Homes To help clean the air in our homes we can turn to plants. Plants will absorb these VOCs, process them, and…

  • This fun Pina Colada inspired green smoothie is both tasty and nutritious. (vegan -- dairy-free) | thislittleblogofmind.com

    Summer Lovin’ Green Smoothie

    If you love relaxing by the beach and/or pool sipping on a Pina Colada then this smoothie is for you — without the alcohol and bits of coconut. This recipe gets its green color from spinach and the dairy-free creaminess from frozen banana and coconut milk.  When E was a mere 6 weeks old I realized he had some type of intolerance. Many days and nights of excessive spit up, stinky super wet poops, and some sort of fine little red rash could be found around his mouth and on his bottom. He was exclusively breastfed and I had to figure this out. With my professional background I didn’t seek…

  • House plants purify the air in our homes. Not only do they provide health benefits but they are also good for our mental health. They're eco-friendly, toxin-free, and promote wellness! | thislittleblogofmind.com

    Plants: Why You Need Them Inside Your Home

    House plants are an excellent decorating tool in the home. They are so great for adding a beautiful aesthetic to the home that many artificial house plant variations are available in the stores. But today we’re talking about the real thing. Living house plants! Why they are a “must have” in our homes.   This page may contain affiliate links. You can read the full disclosure policy here. If you purchase something through a link on this page This Little Blog of Mind will receive a commission at no cost to you. Myself and my family thanks you for helping support this blog. They’re Good for Your Mood House plants…

  • 5 tips to help you when you're friend is having a miscarriage | thislittleblogofmind.com

    Miscarriage: Helping Your Friend Cope Through Heartache

    How is that for a sucky topic? Did you know that 1 in 4 women experience a miscarriage? That means there is a good chance that one of your friends has, or will, miscarry. Thinking back, I said some things that probably came off pretty bad when one of my best friends had a miscarriage. I really didn’t mean any harm. I honestly had no idea what it was like to lose a baby, until I became 1 in 4. Every miscarriage is different. Each person will process it differently. When I miscarried, I searched the internet and so did my friends. We were both looking for help. I needed to…

  • Simply Natural Living

    Why Simply Natural Living? I strongly believe that our health is directly affected by the world we are living in. Today’s world is not so simple. People are busier. We are more industrialized.  Life has become more complicated.  Toxins Every day we are exposed to numerous chemicals. They are everywhere. Some of which are toxic. We cannot completely avoid toxic substances. But we can make small changes in our homes and lives to limit our exposure. This may seem completely overwhelming. That is why I’m here. My Story It was 25 years ago when I decided I wanted to try face wash. My mother took me to the local pharmacy…