SeaLions

Just For Fun

Currently, we are in the beautiful city of “San Francisco”. Having lived here for many years, visiting it and introducing my son to the beauty of this city brings a lot of joy.

I took my son to Pier 39 where the wild Sea Lions have made a home. It is an amazing site to watch. SeaLionsOne of the Sea Lion had an open wound. My 2  year old son noticed it and said ” Mama, Sea Lion ouchi – Oils – Lavender”I had such a proud mama moment. It is such an empowering feeling to know that your chid can ask for their needs to be met. He knew the power of Lavender and he related to how it helped him.

 

 

 

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Here he is, running around Pier 39 and ofcourse it is totally freezing. Mark Twain said ” The coldest winter I ever spent was a summer in San Francisco”.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Our hotel room smells like a spa with the diffuser going and the all the oils that I never leave without. It is such a relief to know that I can keep our immune system up. And right before we left, the toddler decided to feel under the weather, that is life, right??? So, it was doubly important that I got all the stuff that I use for him to get him back to feeling himself.

IMG_0863Here are just some of the items that I took with me. The diffuser is missing as it is next to the bed. The Thieves Spray is in my backpack. The Lavender Shampoo is in the shower. I can never travel without my oils  :-)

 

 

 

 

 

 

Finally, here is a picture of the two handsome men in my life at the Japanese Tea Garden

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Holiday Gifts

This holiday season, we decided to make home made gifts. We had so much fun doing that. Of late, I have been involving my toddler to help out with the household stuff. Why: I come from an Indian background where grown men don’t even know how to make chai or cook an egg. My husband and I decided early on that our son needs to be self sufficient and that we need to start young so that it becomes the norm. Ok, enough of the digression and back to the holiday gifts…

AnishHolidayGiftsI wanted to grab and hug him as he was working with so much concentration. I didn’t as I wanted him to have his space, but he is so cute, of course, I am biased. The funny thing was that he got a little on his hand and he licked it before I could stop him. And I was ok with it as I knew every single ingredient that went into it and Young Living essential oils are so pure that I knew that it would not do any harm.

Making gifts for people in our lives like his teachers or baby sitter was so special. I also knew that they would enjoy these practical economical gifts as well. I would highly encourage you to try making hand made items. Believe me, they are not as hard as they seem.