Our Natural Lifestyle page is designed to provide our readers with holistic Lifestyle Tips, Cleaning: Methods, Ideas, and Products, Travel, Garden, and Home. Our goal for our Natural Lifestyle section at Boholistic Mom is to educate women and mothers about living a natural lifestyle both in their home, at work, and out and about, to inspire women and mothers to feel empowered in the realm of living a natural life through tangible tips and ways to integrate healthier practices into everyday life, and to connect women and mothers to other online resources, books, and local resources that will better their lives through ease of access as well as through saving money while still being healthy..

Natural Lifestyle Tips From Boholistic Mom:

  • Kombucha 101 – Fermented Sweet Tea

    Kombucha 101 – Fermented Sweet Tea

    If you have found my Kombucha 101 page, you may have heard me talking about the concept of making fermented sweet tea with a SCOBY (Symbiotic Colony of Bacteria and Yeast).  Kombucha tends to come up in many of my conversations with my friends, because I am excited about it!  Most people do not ferment their beverages anymore.  However, for centuries, traditional cultures have fermented their drinks and their food in order to increase the …Read More »
  • Infinity Glass Jar Review – Do they work?

    Infinity Glass Jar Review – Do they work?

    I recently had the privilege of reviewing a set of ultraviolet Infinity glass jars.  While I had not heard of this particular brand of ultraviolet glass jars before, I had heard about the technology of the deep purple glass.  Basically, they propose that the tint of the glass keeps out harmful light and lets in beneficial light in order to keep the contents fresh.  My question is . . . do they really work? History …Read More »
  • Yearly Goal Sheet Printable For 2017

    Yearly Goal Sheet Printable For 2017

    The new year is a fantastic time for reflecting and thinking about your next yearly goals.  Because of this, I am giving away a New Years Yearly Goal Printable.  You may not know this, but I am not just a Boholistic Mom, I also design printable PDFs over at Designing Life on Etsy.  In addition to eating well and teaching others how to cultivate a home full of traditions and real food, I love home organization and …Read More »
  • Brazil and Microcephaly – The Real Facts

    Brazil and Microcephaly – The Real Facts

    I spent hours this morning researching microcephaly, Brazil, and the Zika Virus.  What I found is vital information.  I honestly believe that this information needs to make it to the media and out to the world.  Each party is trying to blame a different person and I cannot believe how little research was done about the chemical Pyriproxyfen before it was used in Brazil’s water supply.  There is no excuse.  Read on. The Real Facts about Brazil …Read More »
  • The Late Cycle | Boholistic Mom

    The Late Cycle | Boholistic Mom

    The Late Cycle It’s 30 days today and no visitor. Last month, it came at 29 days. There’s always a chance . . . No positive. Two months ago it came at 31 days. It’s 32 days now . . . I try another test. No positive. Another day. Another day. Another day. It’s 35 days today and no visitor. I’m bloated. I’m so tired. I’m too tender. Maybe today? No positive. Surely, I must …Read More »
  • Should You Reheat Your Coffee?

    Should You Reheat Your Coffee?

      In the years since my first induction into the coffee obsessed hall of fame, I’ve learned a lot about coffee.  It wasn’t hard to start learning considering I had so very much to learn after sipping my first Folgers . . . actually it was probably an off brand . . . that was loaded with Coffee Mate powdered creamer . . . actually, no, that was probably also an off brand . . . …Read More »
  • Cloth Diapers 101: Prefolds

    Cloth Diapers 101: Prefolds

    Cloth Diapers 101: Prefolds Though the world of cloth diapers can seem overwhelming, I’ll try to make my explanation as simple as possible.  Tons of information exists about diapering with prefold cloth diapers, but I am going to cover the basics that will help you to get started.  Still, I will try not to miss anything helpful!  Please post a comment asking questions if I missed something. Keep reading in this post to discover: diaper sites, when to start, which prefold …Read More »
  • 6 Reasons You Need to Quit Coffee For Good – Boholistic Mom

    6 Reasons You Need to Quit Coffee For Good – Boholistic Mom

    Why am I suggesting that you quit coffee? If you know me personally, you know that I adore coffee.  I used to imbibe a cup (or two) of coffee each morning with cream and sugar.  Then I lived in Italy for three years and consumed copious amounts of cappuccino, espresso, and macchiato.  When we returned to the States, I tried my first Whole 30 . . . which worked great because it allowed you to have …Read More »
  • Revolutionary Resolutions – New Years Goals

    Revolutionary Resolutions – New Years Goals

    While much of the time, I have tried to keep Boholistic Mom professional than the average blog and present it more like a website, as I write and share I’m learning how I can’t share with others about real food, bohemian style, natural lifestyle, and holistic faith without getting personal.  I can’t really let you know how special this transformation has been in my life without opening up some doors and using a few “me” and …Read More »
  • The Unsettled Mom

    The Unsettled Mom

    Settling.  What an interesting word, right?  Settling down, to settle, unsettling, or settling up.  As American’s we are even familiar with the term “settler”; the American pioneers who settled in the land west of the original colonies.  The original German work setle was literally a place to sit, a seat.  Yet with all these perfectly adequate definitions of the word settle, we have a definite malaise when we think of someone settling for something.  Such …Read More »
  • Soap Alternatives that keep you clean

    Soap Alternatives that keep you clean

      In this day and age, we have come to believe that a magical clean is only achieved with soap.  Soap being whatever the store sells as soap.  It may not even be soap, but if the store calls it soap then it must clean and we are safe.  Safe from the nasty obnoxious germs we all fear.  These evil creature must be fought with foaming cleaners (sodium lauryl sulfate), antibacterial cleansers, and if that …Read More »
  • Companies Who Do and Don’t Ship FPO/APO/DPO

    Companies Who Do and Don’t Ship FPO/APO/DPO

    In 2012, my address was an FPO address.  I am a Boholistic Mom, but my husband wears a uniform.  He serves his country in the United States Navy.  I am a military spouse and I am proud to serve my husband as he serves the United States of America. Many military members and military families become stationed overseas while they are a part of the military community.  Before we leave our home country to move overseas, we know …Read More »
  • Natural Beauty Options: What Do I Use?

    Natural Beauty Options: What Do I Use?

      Natural Beauty Routine: What Do I Use? Let’s face it.  Being holistic and natural about external beauty is difficult.  So many products say that they are “organic” and “natural,” but for products that are not being consumed many of these claims are false.  False is probably too soft of a word.  Really . . . these products straight up lie.  Some of them have nothing natural about them, but perhaps they contain a drop …Read More »
  • Homemade Tooth Powder

    Homemade Tooth Powder

    Why Not to Buy Regular Toothpaste Take a gander at the ingredients listed on the back of a tube of whitening toothpaste: Sodium fluoride, Triclosan, water, hydrated silica, glycerin, sorbitol, PVM/MA, copolymer, sodium lauryl sulfate, flavor, cellulose gum, sodium hydroxide, propylene glycol, carrageenan, sodium saccharin, titanium dioxide What are these things and why are they in our toothpaste?  Read below to find out what these chemicals are and how they may be affecting your health. Sodium fluoride Whatever you …Read More »
  • Sorry Candace Cameron Bure

    Sorry Candace Cameron Bure

    I Am Sorry Candace Cameron Bure Why do I say “I Am Sorry Candace Cameron?”  Because Christians eat their own alive.  When I say “Christians,” I am speaking to those who say they are Christians, but who are judging others and being hypocritical with their actions. Did God say to his followers, “Judge others, because you are so absolutely perfect?”  Or did God say, “Judge not, that you be not judged.  For with the judgment you pronounce …Read More »
  • Squatty Potty Review by Boholistic Mom

    Squatty Potty Review by Boholistic Mom

    Alright, let’s face it ladies. We all do it. While many of us prefer to do our business at home or at least do it in private, we all have to take care of it. Some of us try to hurry our business along by eating a little more fiber or trying a magnesium supplement, but it all comes out in the end. If you haven’t figured out the topic of this post . . . …Read More »
  • What is a Doula & Why You Need One

    What is a Doula & Why You Need One

    Many women are trying to conceive and giving birth without ever asking the question, “What is a doula?”  I must do my part to remedy this missing information so that not one more woman has to give birth without the support she could use.  In this post, I will define what a doula is, what she does, and why you need one. What is a Doula? A doula is by historical Greek definition a “women’s servant.”  She …Read More »
  • Headache Remedy List for Moms

    Headache Remedy List for Moms

    Gradually, but surely, I hope to share the lists of remedies that I use personally with my Boholistic Mom followers.  Today, I am sharing with you a headache remedy list that will give you some great ideas for tackling situations when you feel your head might explode.  Some of these ideas work within the hour, some will are long term fixes and will take time.  You are in charge of your health and your wellness.  Find …Read More »
  • 3rd Grade Homeschool Curriculum for 2017

    3rd Grade Homeschool Curriculum for 2017

    Throughout our time homeschooling, I have met many kinds of homeschooling families.  Some mothers in those families hate choosing curriculum avoiding the process as if it were their most fearful nightmare and some mothers swim in curriculum as if they were surfing the waves in Hawaii.  I am neither of those mothers. While I do enjoy looking for my curriculum, I do not like looking through ALL of the millions of choices out there.  It can …Read More »
  • Should You Go See Vaxxed? Click to see.

    Should You Go See Vaxxed? Click to see.

    Excerpt from a review about VAXXED that I wrote for Blissful Moments Doula blog today: “First of all, why would we cover a movie review of VAXXED: From Cover Up to Catastrophe on a doula blog?  Because every single mother has to make the decision about vaccinations for their child: whether they want them all, whether they want to space them out, whether they want the particular ingredients, and, most importantly, mothers need to know their …Read More »
 

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For Moms

I am developing this section of my page to be a resource for women who want to be more fertile (aka get pregnant), for pregnant moms, and for breastfeeding mothers. Please let me know what resources you’d love to see and I’d be happy to add more!

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For Military

As a military mom (aka military member who is a mom or a military spouse who is a mom), you are already out of the box . . . because you have to be. You have to adjust and change constantly. Your life is unconventional. It’s not like everyone else’s life. Your family moves every year or two and you as the mom hold it together at home. Why is the military home so strong and tight? Because you make it that way.

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Lifestyle Tips

Everyone needs a little inspiration and Boholistic Mom loves to inspire! Currently, the Lifestyle Tips section has tips to living a natural lifestyle and practical ways to integrate healthier practices into everyday life.

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