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Nikki Haas  Believer, dreamer, major wanderlust, fueled by creativity and fun, lover of natural health.. wife and mama of 2 in Nash trying not to lose her shiz.

First t-ball practice for Mav.. cutest thing I ever did see 😍 Him running around with his helmet and little pants about did my heart in!

My sensitive boy is emotional today. Transitioning back into school routine + fall sports is catching up. He’s a trooper, wiped away some tears once home from school and is now having quiet time building legos in his room. We have Frankincense + Bergamot in his diffuser which is really wonderful for emotional balance and happy feelings, and he also rolled Valor on his wrists. Valor promotes courage in times of anxiousness.. heavenly! I’m using the same for myself. So thankful for healthy, natural tools to support my family.. especially my Coop. I can’t imagine where we’d be today without them.
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#schooldays #alltheemotions #autismmom #naturalhealth #oilykids #youngliving #oilandco #healthyhome #firstgrade #motherhoodrising #motherhoodunplugged #boysroom #mayyoustayforeveryoung #nashvillemom

Four years ago today we received an autism diagnosis for our Coop.
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That day is forever etched in my mind. A constant reminder of how even in the scariest and saddest of times.. love always wins. God has been beside us every step of the way. And honestly, we’re grateful for it all.
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The tears, the fear, the challenges, all the emotions.. it has shaped us into this beautiful, brave and rock-solid family. We know we can do anything when we tackle it together. We’ve been gifted with a different view.. an appreciation for the simplest of things, like the sound of our boys speaking and being able to hold a conversation with them. Simple, simple things that are taken for granted everyday by most.
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Please never feel sorry for my Coop. He’s pure light and sunshine. He’s brilliant, talented and has the kindest heart of anyone I’ve ever known. If anything, we ask for understanding and acceptance in a rather judgmental world. I ask this for all kids and families who have struggles and obstacles that may not be the norm. These kids grow up to be adults. They need all the love and understanding they can get.
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My hope in being open and vulnerable with our journey over the years is just that: more love, awareness and acceptance.
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Thank you for always being so kind to my family. For praying endlessly for us, especially for Cooper. I can’t wait for the day that he can fully comprehend just how incredibly loved and supported he is and has been.
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We are so insanely blessed. So so blessed. Cooper is fearfully and wonderfully made. He is perfect. The world needs more just like him 💙
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#motherhood #autismmom #autism #moreacceptance #morelove #moreawareness #nashvillemom #boymom #blessedmom #lovewins #motherhoodrising #motherhoodunplugged #thankful #soinsanelyblessed #fearfullyandwonderfullymade #proudmama

If you’ve never used Young Living oils before and are curious, will you drop me a line below or shoot me a DM? I would like to send you something, my treat 🌿
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Happy Saturday! Hope you have the loveliest day. Today is my hubby’s bday and we’re heading to my in-laws to spend the day and celebrate 💛
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There has been some serious magic going down in the woodshop too - can’t wait to share!!

Look at him!! My heart is a puddle.
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Where does the time go you guys?! I can’t handle how big and handsome he looks.
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He walked into first grade so big and brave. I can always tell when he’s a little anxious because he squeezes and rubs his fingers in my hand a certain way. God bless his bones. Nothing but smiles, though!
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He’s excited to learn and make new friends 💛 He loves his new teacher, Ms. Meyer, and I can’t wait to see how much he grows this year.
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Hope all of your babies have the best first day back!

How we feel about school starting tomorrow... a big, fat yawn! That was the fastest summer break in history! Anyone else feel the same?
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#backtoschool #wenotready #summerbreakisover #bigyawn #firstgrade #rutland #preschool #mothersdayout #nashvillemom #boymom

Today was wonderful. A laid-back, beautiful, simple Sunday spent with family. It got me thinking about something that’s been weighing on my heart lately..
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Friends, please hear me..
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If you think name-brand clothes, expensive items, fancy cars, big dream homes and a bank account full of money are going to bring you happiness.. you are so sadly mistaken.
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Those things do not, and will never, fulfill you.
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Everything you need is right in front of you.
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I see it everyday.. people chasing after things they think are going to bring them happiness. Please stop. You’re wasting your life away.
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If you are not content with what you have now.. you never will be.
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You are not defined by your possessions. You are defined by your heart! Don’t get swept up in materialism and image. They mean nothing!
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Look in front of you. You are SO RICH already. Your family, your friends, your health.. the food in your fridge. It’s ENOUGH. You’re enough!
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BE CONTENT 💛
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I drive a car that is literally on the brink of death. I live in a 2 bedroom townhome that is 1200 sq ft. I’m perfectly content in them both. Yet I’ve had people ask and make judgement on when changes will be made. Listen, I don’t need new or big to feel good about myself. I need God, my husband, my kids and for us to eat dinner together as a family. That’s more than any wealth could provide. It’s ENOUGH. Anything else is extra. A bonus.
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I spent a lot of years thinking I needed “things” to be happy or excited in life... until I experienced firsthand many with wealth who were so incredibly unhappy.. and many with less-than who were always constantly feeling like they needed more. It’s always an overwhelming sense of never having enough. Talk about a wake-up call. I don’t want to live my life like that anymore, and I sure don’t want to raise my boys to feel that way.
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Be content with your life, friends. So content. You already have everything you need right in front of you. Soak it up and be grateful!! xo

One week countdown until school starts for Coop man. Crazy! I want one more month of summer break, please.. so not ready.
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I’ve had many reach out asking how I keep my boys healthy throughout the school year - here’s one of my main tools. A “Healthy” roller conveniently made with Thieves (20ish drops) and topped off with carrier oil (coconut oil is a fav in my home). I roll on the bottom of their feet before bed and/or before school daily. So easy, friends.
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Thieves is a blend of oils that keep your body and immune system in tip top shape. It’s our germ fighter and health keeper. Basically a bottle of badass-ness 🤷🏻‍♀️👏🏻 Just sayin. You will never ever ever find my house without it!
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My kids have only had one sick doctor visit in two+ years (Coop had an ear infection, which we ended up treating naturally!), so...
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#healthyhome #healthykiddos #backtoschool #firstgrade #wellnesstools #empoweredmama #autismmama #momofboys #nashvillemom #oilandco #oils #cleanliving #abetterway #littlebitcrunchy #knowbetterdobetter #empoweryourself #youngliving #oilymama

We tackled the zoo today and the weather was perfect👌🏻So impressed with all of the Nash Zoo upgrades. The boys loved the Andean Bear exhibit. And I love these babies and their mama so much!

What do you do when your cup feels empty? What makes you feel most alive?
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Is it staring out the window in a beautiful kitchen? Haha. I kid, I kid. Seriously, though.. what do you do to fill up your cup so you can pour into others?
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I've really tried to be intentional with personal growth this year.. reading books, listening to podcasts, taking time for myself, etc. But still find myself running on "empty" at times.
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Here's what I know works for me:
• going to church even when I just want to stay in my pj's on the couch
• forcing my introverted self OUT of the house to spend time with friends
• cranking the music up and dancing with my babies around the kitchen.. which I haven't been doing nearly enough lately!
• going for a walk with my family
• waking up early to enjoy my coffee hot and in peace (can I get an amen?)
• showing appreciation and love for others (that's the good stuff!)
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And I feel most alive when I'm traveling and experiencing new things. All I've ever wanted to do is travel the world. I would sell everything and live out of a suitcase in a hot minute. Maybe one day we will! But in the meantime.. Hawaii, we're coming for you. Can't wait to bask in your glory next year with my boys. I will likely have tears in my eyes the entire trip.
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Hopping on a plane at 19 years old, having never traveled alone, and moving to NY was one of the best decisions I ever made in my life. Bust out of that comfort zone, experience new surroundings and allow yourself to grow. It's awesome. Joe would agree that moving across country to Oregon was one of the best decisions he made, too.
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I don't want a life full of "things". I want a life full of experiences. And I want the same for my babies <3
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Now.. I want to hear what fills you up and brings you to life. Then I want you to be intentional and go DO them!
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#personalgrowth #fillupyourcup #pourintoothers #lifeisshort #dowhatyoulove #traveltheworld #empoweredwomenempowerwomen #motherhoodrising #motherhood #nashvillemom #momofboys

We’re celebrating because the oils we love so dearly are being offered with two diffusers instead of one through Friday now. Bananas. That calls for serious dance parties and jumping on the bed!
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I’ve decided to teach a “Starting with Oils” class online Thursday night. I want everyone to be able to learn more thoroughly before making the investment. There is never pressure to purchase! This is a free opportunity to learn and see how they can benefit your health, home and family. Super laid back, read through at your own pace.. learn from others who chime in with experience. That sort of thing 👍🏻 School is starting soon! Make sure you have awesome tools in your wellness cabinet.. because kids are germy, y’all 😷
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For those who may not know my story and how we started.. I began using oils in January 2016. I really bought out of complete desperation. 100% a skeptic. Figured “what do I have to lose?”.. as I was in the thick of postpartum depression following Mav’s birth, tackling a recent autism diagnosis and the stress and emotion that brought into our home, and more. It was a rough time at the Haas house. I’m not going to sugar coat it. BUT we found relief.. and it was natural, safe and supported our bodies rather than causing harm (short and long term). We’ve never looked back! Over the last two years we have transitioned our home into a toxin-free environment, and I can’t begin to express how good it feels. We’re not perfect, but we are definitely wiser and more aware.. and for that, I’m grateful!
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So if you’d like to tune in.. comment below and I’ll get you added to the online event.
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It’s open to anyone not yet a member of Young Living, and all of Oil+Co of course 🌿 It will remain available to access and review for 2 weeks, so no worries if you can’t tune in on Thursday. & check out oilandco.org if you haven’t already! xo

Monday Funday with friends at the pool. Great way to kick off the week 🙌🏻

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