• Tofu noodle soup is a plant-based alternative to chicken noodle soup. It’s vegan and can easily be made gluten-free. It’s easy to make and full of flavor. | simplywellfamily.com

    The Best Tofu Noodle Soup

    Today’s recipe is Tofu Noodle Soup. If you love tofu, you’ll love this recipe. If you don’t love tofu, don’t run away just yet! This soup will provide a satisfying hearty dish.    This page probably contains affiliate links. You can read the full disclosure policy here. If you purchase something through a link on this page This Little Blog of Mind will receive a commission at no cost to you. Myself and my family thanks you for helping support this blog. The Base The base of this soup is similar your typical chicken noodle soup. It contains onion, garlic, carrots, celery, parsley, and seasoning. Since this soup is plant-based…

  • Stop temper tantrums now using gentle parenting (conscious discipline) methods. | simplywellfamily.com

    3 Steps To Stop Tantrums Now

    Is your child in a tantrum throwing stage? Have you been trying to figure out how you are going to stop these tantrums without going crazy? As a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner I have learned that many parents will come to you exasperated and ask “how can I stop the tantrums?!” The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends that parents “ignore them”. Mmmokay, doc, got it! Now back to reality. How am I supposed to ignore the child who is screaming and throwing his body on the floor of Target because I won’t buy them the new (insert toy) now? Sure I can ignore my son as he makes a spectacle of…

  • DIY homemade laundry detergent. Safe + effective. Only 3 ingredients and 5 minutes. | simplywellfamily.com

    3 Ingredient DIY Laundry Detergent

    Laundry detergent can be expensive. Many are full of artificial (aka toxic) fragrances and other chemicals that are harsh on the fibers of our clothes. These not-so-great ingredients are then on our bodies! Why Homemade? I use homemade laundry detergent because it’s easy, inexpensive, and I can control what is in it. I’m a busy person and I know you are too. It only takes a few minutes to make enough laundry detergent to last us months. Honestly, it’s so easy that J now makes the detergent for the house. It must be easy if he rather make laundry detergent then stop at the grocery store to pick something up!…

  • These 15 indoor plants are easy to care for and will purify the air inside your home or office | simplywellfamily.com

    15 of The Best Indoor Plants

    Have you heard of off-gassing? Basically, we bring items into our homes that contain chemicals. These chemicals, also known as volatile organic compounds (VOCs) are dispersed into the air of our homes. The release of these chemicals is commonly known as off-gassing. We cannot be completely free from off-gassing. However, we can help reduce the number of VOCs we bring into our homes. If you want to learn more about which items in your home off-gas, then check out my post here.  Plants Purify The Air In Our Homes To help clean the air in our homes we can turn to plants. Plants will absorb these VOCs, process them, and…

  • This fun Pina Colada inspired green smoothie is both tasty and nutritious. (vegan -- dairy-free) | simplywellfamily.com

    Summer Lovin’ Green Smoothie

    If you love relaxing by the beach and/or pool sipping on a Pina Colada then this smoothie is for you — without the alcohol and bits of coconut. This recipe gets its green color from spinach and the dairy-free creaminess from frozen banana and coconut milk.  When E was a mere 6 weeks old I realized he had some type of intolerance. Many days and nights of excessive spit up, stinky super wet poops, and some sort of fine little red rash could be found around his mouth and on his bottom. He was exclusively breastfed and I had to figure this out. With my professional background I didn’t seek…