Memory For Mommies

... Cutting through the Fog of Motherhood

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Memory Help for Mommies

Use the HSKT Method to Reduce To-Do List Forgetfulness

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The life of a mother is frantic.  Every day is filled with distractions that can make it easy to forget what’s next on your list of things to do. Even when things are written down distractions can make it difficult to remember your “to-do” list. One way to increase your chances of remembering is to have a mental system to keep your thoughts organized. An easy method to use is the HSKT method.

Essential Oils Can Help You and Your Children's Coping Skills and Memory

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Life is joyful, amazing, and full of wonderful moments. It is also full of stressors and challenging times. Wouldn’t it be nice to open a box and be able to locate a simple tool or strategy that could help us feel more calm and regulated? Essential oils can offer this kind of transformation to positively affect our coping skills and our memory. 
Throughout history, essential oils have been used as a holistic treatment to improve physical, mental, spiritual, and emotional health. Essential oils are organic, aromatic compounds that come from different parts of plants (such as the bark, stem, peel, leaf, and flowers) and each drop contains chemical compounds that carry tremendous healing properties. Plants and essential oils have been used for over 5,000 years by many cultures to treat a variety of conditions. It is expected that up to 70 percent of modern pharmaceutical drugs will have originated from research conducted on plant-based medicine. According to the Essential Oils Academy, one of the most studied areas of aroma research is the effect of smell on emotions and mood. For example, there is convincing evidence demonstrating that simply inhaling the aroma of an essential oil is effective for calming nervous or anxious feelings. The smell receptors located on the upper surface of the nasal cavity make direct links with the limbic system of the brain, an area that governs the body’s emotional responses.
There are many practical and effective ways that essential oils can assist parents, caregivers, and children. 


What You Focus on Can Improve You and Your Family's Inner Strength & Stability

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The end of the year is a time for self reflection and a focus on the future.  It can also be a time for celebrations, gratitude, regret, changes, beginnings, and endings. New goals are often made for ourselves and our families. We often overlook a simple goal, which is to change the way that we respond to situations, people, and the world. A “response” rather than a “reaction” keeps the ownership, or power, with the responder rather than with the circumstance. This power provides incredible mental strength and stability for you and your family! 
We juggle with and adjust to so many evolving tasks, situations, joys, challenges, and people every day. It is a never-ending process of re-prioritization, ultimately guided by our inner sense of what matters most to us and our families in any given moment. While we know intuitively that we can’t control everything, we often forget that that we can control how we respond to any given situation. That moment of pause and reflection before responding, however brief, is a key element to having a powerful grounded prosperity outlook (glass is half full) vs. a powerless, unstable, lack or victim mentality (glass is half empty). It’s a choice, a decision… in each moment. 
Focusing on the things that we can control, such as our response, helps in three areas:

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