Entries by Debbie Gordon

What is HypnoBirthing? And How can it make my labor and childbirth experience less painful?

So, what is HypnoBirthing? I find myself dispelling a lot of myths and misconceptions about hypnosis in general when people wonder about HypnoBirthing. “Will I be hypnotized?” “Hypnosis is against my religion.” “My husband doesn’t feel comfortable with hypnosis.” “My priest tells me hypnosis is of the devil.” “I don’t want anyone to have control […]

What are essential oils?

What are essential oils? If you have ever walked through the forest or walked through an herb garden and reached out and touched the leaves of the plant material and smelled the aroma on your fingers, you have ruptured the essential oil sacs and experienced essential oils. What our senses perceive as fragrances or scents […]

Top 10 Uses of Lavender Essential Oil…a must have!

Lavender oil is one of our family favorites! As the mother of five boys, I have ample opportunity to CALM things down! When I talk about Lavender essential oil, oftentimes I say something like “Lavender is ALL things CALMING!” Taken from the highly aromatic lavender flower, lavender oil has been used for centuries for its […]

Why are essential oils so effective?

In my own experience, I knew the essential oils were effective, but I wasn’t sure why or how. I am the sort of person that needs to know the ‘why’. The more I used essential oils and had consistent therapeutic benefits, the more I wanted to know the ‘why’ behind why they were so effective! […]

What can I do to start labor naturally?

Perhaps one of the most frequently asked questions that I get as a birth worker is “What can I do to start labor naturally?” My first and initial response is the same in most every case…”What put the baby in there is the best way to get the baby out!” The cocktail of hormones involved in love […]

Some fun Valentine’s Day DIYs…

Need any last minute Valentine’s Day gift ideas? So many to choose from! Here’s link for some great girls’ and guys’ gift ideas! (https://doterra.com/US/en/brochures-magazines-living-winter-2013-2014-guys-and-girls-guide-to-a-successful-valentines-day). Contact me for more information and how you can save using essential oils. Chocolate Dipped Pretzels: Melt 1 c. of semi-sweet chocolate chips in a glass bowl, slowly and gently…either in […]