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“Can’t wait till I grow up”

It was Tuesday night after I had just got done grocery shopping, when I pulled into the local gas station parking lot and proceeded to go through my purse so I could find my card to go into and purchase whatever it was I needed to purchase. That’s when my 8 year old decided to ask me for ice cream and I responded with “right now we only have enough money for the necessities”.

I’m not sure why I expected him to respond understandingly but he responded the way that I’m sure we all have “I can’t wait to be a grown up so I can do what I want”. He wasn’t angry when he said this. He just really felt that when he grows up he can do whatever he wants and that is so far from the truth. Especially given the week I have had.

I stopped what I was doing and immediately just stared at hime and went on to explain that being a child, is the best years of your life. Don’t rush them. Something I had heard my entire life as a child and I just shrugged it off. I told him that he would do that, he would shrug it off and think that I’m crazy because being an adult seems so easy and it’s not. We pay bills and even go to work to make money to pay for those necessities and we don’t always get ice cream when we want because of responsibilities. He said he guesses he still wants to be a kid then.

It’s important that our children remember that they are children and have the exploration of children. Sometimes we get caught up in our own responsibilities and we forget to let them know that they are so young and have as much freedom as they ever will in this life. Sure, there’s rules they have to follow, but at least they don’t have to worry about that electric bill or paying rent. They don’t have the worry of buying themselves clothes or getting enough gas in their car so that their kids can go to school all week. They don’t have to borrow money.

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Herbal Mint Shampoo Bar


Shampoo bars are here! These special ingredients produce a rich, thick, creamy, and buttery lather. Can be used for washing and even shaving. The secret is a significant amount of castor oil in the mix which conditions the hair and skin and gives the bubbles a rich, buttery texture. The two types of clay help the lather & absorb excess oil from hair and scalp. You can use it head to toe!

Ingredients: saponified organic oils of palm, coconut, sunflower, castor & olive, rhassoul clay, bentonite clay, organic essential oils of rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis, 1,8 Cineole), frankincense (Boswellia carteri) & spearmint (Mentha spicata).

*this product has NOT been certified to the organic standards. For more information about why, please visit http://poofyorganics.blogspot.com/2013/08/the-rules-of-being-usda-certified.html https://mixedsixmama.poofyorganics.com/products/1207-herbal-mint-shampoo-bar.aspx

My Values

I have been against MLM’s from the beginning of time. I really dislike people popping up in my inbox and asking me to buy anything. Most importantly, it was because their products are not something I can see myself getting behind. Then you have the way they treat people, you are just extra money to them. It’s not fun when they hound you to join their team and you’re over here trying to make enough money to pay your bills, you really don’t have extra money to invest in their company because again, you can’t see yourself advertising for something that is beyond your belief system. There’s several of those companies and MixedSixMama’s Poofy World did not join them. I wouldn’t ever advertise or try to get you to buy a product that I wouldn’t use myself or I haven’t used myself. I also wouldn’t ask you to join my team if I didn’t believe that we could make something happen and change the world with the products. Poofy Organics products are just that, they are life changing. We can’t change everyone, we can’t change the entire world, but we can have one hell of a time trying to promote everything we believe in.

The Shampoo Bar

This shampoo bar is absolutely amazing, I have listed the ingredients underneath the photo. The bar of shampoo is made from toxic free chemicals and the company behind it is one of the most trustworthy companies when it comes to selling all natural products. Now, you may be curious as to how does this shampoo bar actually work and how well it stands up against regular shampoo and I will tell you my thoughts! I just used this shampoo bar the other day for the first time and it was so simple to use. I took it right out of the box and just lathered my hair with it, like you would do your body with regular bar soap, unlike that regular bar soap this was shampoo! It rinsed out easy and didn’t leave my hair feeling stiff or gunky, it left it smelling minty fresh and amazingly clean. I was able to use my leave in conditioner and my hair looks and feels amazing. I will attach a photo here shortly. 

Other Shampoos

Other shampoos put the poo in shampoo! No, really! They have so many harmful chemicals, it doesn’t even matter if you go into the store and buy the cheapest one or the most expensive because as long as they carry those carcinogens in them, you’re getting the same dirty product. You have to remember our heads are full of pores and they soak up every ounce of those chemicals. Next time you’re in the shower, read the list of ingredients and then look them up. Every thing is right at our finger tips.

Buy the shampoo here

We also have many different products and brands. They are all toxic free, clean, and natural ingredients used in EVERY product. Also, you can ask me how to join my team and spread the love of these ingredients and products. Just find me on Facebook! I will be waiting. 

xoxo- Vee

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Mixed Six Mama’s Poofy World

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Welcome back to my blog to everyone that reads it! I have been working on a special thing for all of my fans! I have now joined Poofy Organics and am now a business owner! I would love it if you could all support me on this newest endeavor of mine. My goal is to help get the word out about this wonderful products! They are organic, all natural, 100% gluten free, cruelty free, and they are just amazing. I have been a customer for well over a year and I have finally decided to join. Don’t worry this is not one of those MLM posts where I try to get you to join too. You will join if interested and on your own time. I just want you all to know how special these products are. They are hand made and organic certified. The woman who created it, created it because of her mother who had breast cancer.

Have you ever checked the back of your products? If you have, you are ahead of most people. It took me until 2 years ago to actually start reading food labels. It was when I was doing Whole 30 and oh my goodness, was that a hard thing to do! Reading every label it brought it to my attention just how awful some of these ingredients we ingest are! That’s when I decided to start looking into what we put on our body. Our bodies absorb most of the stuff we come into contact with! You wouldn’t believe how much toxins we are soaking up in our skin. Aluminum, Polysorbate 80 (or of any kind), and some of the “natural” labels are not even real.

I would love it if you all could not only keep following my blogs and supporting me here, in my writing, but could you also follow me on Facebook. At the top of this blog above the banner is a link to both my Facebook and Instagram!

Please comment here and ask any questions you may have or if you’ve used Poofy what is your favorite thing about them?

I will soon be on Facebook and provide live videos, I also have a group that I can invite you to so you can learn more about our products!

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Control

The world is always spinning and sometimes it feels as though it is spinning upside down. It’s hard to hold on, even though there’s gravity that ties me to this Earth, I do not feel as though I am a part of it. The Earth spins so out of control that I start to feel it’s heaviness and speed in my chest, I start to suffocate, full of anxiety. I spin around and around and around, I cannot let go. I step back and attempt to catch my breath only to taste the familiar scent of exhaustion. Then I awake. I awake surrounded by the ones who judge us, I awake to the ones who tell me I am not good enough today, I am not good enough any day. I slowly cusp my ears to stop their angry words from entering my soul but they find themselves slipping through the cracks of my fingers and then again, I hear the world judging me for things that I have no control.

I step up and move forward, pushing through the judgmental people, I then realize these people are the same ones who claim they wouldn’t hurt me, claim that they love me and want what’s best for me. They love me? They want what’s best for me? Yet, they hurt me with their knives in my back. It is those that are the reason I do not trust anyone. That I do not give someone the chance to hold the knife and that I do not turn my back and always look people straight in the eyes, never lose eye contact.

The fear of every one else looking upon me, judging me comes to surpass in time. I learn to be my own person, I learn to be a better person, and I learn to adapt to the world around me and instead of attempting to be a part of a world that I do not understand, I move forward and I create my own world, one that I am so familiar with, one that I am comfortable in.

 

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Mixed Six Mama has launched

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I have been away for longer than I expected to be due to some unforeseen circumstances in my life and concerning my family. I am back, maybe that was the wrong term, I am here and I am different. Have you ever had an experience that changed your entire life forever? So it makes you not the same person? I’ve had many, as I am sure others have had as well.

Trying to find a voice in this world can be quite difficult at times and it’s no fun when you feel that you’re screaming at the top of your lungs but no one can hear, no one cares, and no one understands. I’ve been there time and time again. Though I try to be the best friend I can be, I am not always. I am not always the most supportive person because I am dealing with something myself. Not everyone can always be here for you and that is what I am still learning even though I am an adult. Sometimes you have to be strong for yourself, your children, and your family even through the pain and through the tears.

Welcome to my new blog name and what my blog will be about from this point on. Life events, supporting each other, parenting, and those things that we just don’t always want to talk about.

 

 

 

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SMH Moment Number One

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Imagine this, you did all of your Algebra homework and you were so proud of yourself. Then bam, your instructor posts at the last minute that you did great work except for the fact that you did the wrong problem.

So, you are like “okay, I got this” and you redo the equation. But then you later realize that you have to do it all over again because you use the quadratic formula instead of factoring like the homework says to do!

That’s me right now. That’s the situation I am in, currently and I am dreading to have to do another math problem for the third time. I am currently shaking my head a thousand times at myself. Wish me luck!

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The Battle

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Life is constantly moving in all different directions. It sometimes goes so fast that I feel like I can’t catch up with anything. The days just go by and I still haven’t gotten everything in my life completed by the end of the day. It really leaves me feeling defeated and hopeless. I’ve been feeling this way for way too long. It’s time to get control, keep control, and satisfy the necessities I have in life.

The last thing I want to do is make my blog feel as though I am writing it for media purposes or being paid to write something, so all of my work is authentic and my actual feelings. It’s Veronica in the flesh.

The battle is usually only half the struggle, for me though, it seems to be like the whole damn thing. It’s hard to get up in the morning knowing that I have absolutely zilch control over my life right now. For me, it’s pinpointing when I lost control and how to get it back. You may be wondering, what control am I referring to? Let me elaborate….I feel that I’ve lost control over my body, my mind, my house, and financial freedom.

In the months of empowering other women to do the best they can in life, I’ve lost my own empowerment and that’s not a fun thing to go through. I’ve lost my positive outlook on life and I guess everyone goes through these times. Let’s start with my struggles:

Parenting

As a parent, it is super difficult admitting that you’re not doing something right. Here I am, full disclosure, I’m not doing something right.  I read a post the other day that said blaming your children for your dirty house is a terrible excuse and you should be able to clean it regardless of having kids. The thing about that is, when you have so many kids (we have six) and they are super young in age, the house is going to get messy and keeping it clean is going to be difficult. Both my husband and I can clean all day long and our children will literally follow behind us and destroy what we have done. If I want a spotless house I won’t be able to do anything but clean it, 24/7. My older 4 children seem to not understand what neatness is. They will pretend to pick up the house and their messes, then sit right back in front of whatever electronic that has their minds intrigued. It’s time I put a stop to that.

Financial Freedoms

Financial struggles happen to all of us and I’ve been the person that received a $500 utilities bill and didn’t know how the hell I would pay it. I used to have to run around our small town and try to get help from businesses when that would happen. That’s not what I’m talking about here. We’re not necessarily struggling financially, which I am thankful for. It’s the lack of extra money. We want things and we can’t always buy what we want. I see so many people who decide they don’t want to cook that night and they run out and buy these big ass meals and they always have extra money. Somewhere along the line, I messed up and didn’t budget very well and now I have to fix it before we can have any extra income. I want to make a promise to myself that I will somehow rise above this and get back on track so that we can save money and spend money. (Before anyone comments anything assholeish we have six kids but we don’t get food stamps, so yea there’s not that extra money).

Body Image

Carrying a baby in you is such a beautiful experience and it was amazing to feel those little flutters and kicks…. and then giving birth is such a spiritual awakening. Now lets times this by six and now I have a body that I don’t love. Prior to getting pregnant with our last son, I was working on being healthy and eating right, exercising. I would exercise multiple times a day for up to 2 hours a day sometimes. I would do it on my breaks (because I work from home), before bed, after I woke up, any time I thought I needed to exercise. No, I wasn’t skinny and I was obsessed with trying to lose weight, which was not healthy at all. Now, I’m like two in a half years after giving birth to our last son and I am ashamed of how I look. I cry over it. I have to gain control and I need to exercise and diet the proper way. I’ve stopped drinking Dr. Pepper, and I have tried Keto, Paleo, and Whole 30, some things just don’t work for me very well. Now, I am attempting to up my water intake, drink water in the morning, lower my caffeine intake.

These are just some of the struggles I’ve been facing in 2018. If you’re anything like me you tend to want things to happen right now and you’re super impatient. I have a support group for health on Facebook, it’s called Health Crunch and I will share it to my Facebook page!