Essential Oils

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How did I get started?  Simple…my kids!  If you are like me, you are (or were) VERY skeptical about essential oils or don’t know much about their benefits.   But, when all of sudden your 20 month old starts waking up between 3:00 and 4:00 in the morning, you are willing to try anything!  That’s what happened in our house and I thank my lucky stars every day.  It’s over 2 years ago now but my then little one started waking up EVERY night.  At first we chalked it up to a spurt thinking he would be back to normal in a few days.  Well, a few days turned into a few weeks and like clock-work he was waking up during the 3:00 witching hour.  My husband and I both work full-time and it was really taking a toll on us.  My son would go back to sleep but I had a really hard time falling back asleep so it was basically like we had a newborn again (but I wasn’t on maternity leave anymore)!

So, queue essential oils.  I saw a blog post from a very trustworthy friend about how essential oils had been helping her and her family and I saw that word…SLEEP!  I contacted her immediately and she introduced me to Young Living Essential Oils.  I didn’t care what the cost was, I wanted to try them ASAP (it was the best $ I have ever spent)!  I ordered the Premium Starter Kit and my husband and I waited (unpatiently) for it to arrive.  We both work for pharmaceutical companies (I have a biology degree) so naturally we were doubting these would help but we believed our friend and were willing to give anything a try!   Well, VOILA….the first day the kit arrived, we started slowly.  We diffused lavender in my son’s room and he AMAZINGLY didn’t get up until 6:00 a.m.!  We both thought it was a fluke but the next night we also put some lavender on his little feet before bed and again, no coming in our room at 3:00!  Needless to say, both my boys have diffusers (adorable dinosaur diffusers Young Living has for kids) in their rooms and we diffuse every night.  Whether it’s to promote a restful sleep or help support their immune system during the dreary winter months, we  have seen SO many benefits over the past 2 years, I don’t know what did before them!  Now we all use them and have actually replaced most of our household items with Young Living products!

Are you as intrigued as I was?  Well, you can find out more info or place your order HERE!

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