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Off To School We Go with KidSafe Essential Oils {An #Off2School Giveaway}

Welcome to the 3rd Annual "Off to School We Go!" Giveaway Hop hosted by Heather from Mommy's Favorite Things and Michelle from Mama's Baby Cupcakes. This hop is focused on items you'd want/need for your children to get ready for school! Each blog has a minimum prize package of $25 per winner and after visiting my giveaway, make sure you use the linky below to take a look at the other blogs to see what they have to offer for you!

Be sure to check out the grand prize on Mama's Baby Cupcakes blog for several goodies to get your kiddos ready for another school year! One lucky winner will receive a lunchbox of their choice from I See Me!, one school themed shirt from Zoey's Attic Personalized Gifts, two fun shirts of your choice from Alley + Rae, a $25 gift card from Little Miss Matched, and a $100 gift card from Kohls. Gift cards are great for extras like book bags, shoes, pants, and more! This grand prize has a retail value of $215.50, perfect for getting ready to go back to school!


** A huge thank you to Plant Therapy for sponsoring today's giveaway! All thoughts are my own.

Time for back to school shopping! What's on your back to school list? Mine looks a little something like this:

  • Pencils
  • Crayons
  • Scissors
  • Notebooks
  • Folders
  • Essential Oils
Wait...what? Essential oils for back to school!? That seems a little...unusual!

But here's the deal...they work! From aiding in keeping kids healthy to aiding in their concentration, oils are a great addition to the back to school shopping list.

By now, most of you have probably heard of essential oils. They are everywhere! But just in case you aren't familiar. What is an essential oil? An essential oil is a concentrated hydrophobic liquid containing volatile aroma compounds from plants. Essential oils can be used in diffusers, topically, in the bath, in household cleaners, etc to provide therapeutic properties like calming, energizing, respiratory and more. Essential oils have a large variety of uses and I personally love using them in my home.

One of my favorite companies to order my essential oils from is Plant Therapy. They offer high quality oils at a fraction of the cost than that of other brands. They also offer great deals often AND take safety as a top priority. I truly love this company!

Perhaps my favorite line is the KidSafe Synergies:

Help your child live a happier, healthier life with KidSafe by Plant Therapy. Formulated for children ages 2-10 by aromatherapy expert Robert Tisserand, KidSafe consists of 20 synergies containing 100% pure, undiluted essential oils and 20 pre-diluted roll-on synergies. You can feel confident in knowing that KidSafe by Plant Therapy is the sensible choice for your young children.

Did you know that there are some oils not recommended for children? Oils like peppermint and eucalyptus can present breathing issues in young children! These KidSafe blends take this into consideration and instead use kid safe alternatives to achieve the same effects!

For back to school, there are many great oils to fit your child's needs. Among them are A+ Attention, Germ Destroyer and Nighty Night.

Nighty Night

We all know that getting is good night's sleep is one of the best ways to prepare our kids to be at their best for school. But getting them to settle? That can be rough! This blend of Lavender, Marjoram, Mandarin, Cedarwood Atlas, Patchouli, Clary Sage, Chamomile Roman and Tansy (Blue) is the perfect solution to help your children fall asleep and stay asleep so that they can wake up refreshed and ready to start their day. 

For many kids, back to school also means back to sickness! Kids love to share germs, don't they? This fantastic blend of  Spruce, Marjoram, Lavender, Rosalina and Lemon helps to keep kids healthy, and to shorten illnesses when they do happen! Remember how I said that there are some oils not recommended for children? Many similar blends with this purpose contain those oils, so I love that this one truly is safe to use around both of my kids! I can feel good about diffusing this around them...they stay healthy, safely!!

You know what they say about saving the best for last? A+ Attention is certainly that in my household. We actually started using A+ Attention last year. My son is super smart when he focuses on the work at hand, but getting him to settle long enough to get his homework done? That was a true struggle for us! In my research for the perfect oil to help him thrive, I learned that Vetiver seems to be among the top recommended oils for kids on the autism spectrum like my son. So, I hoped this blend of Petitgrain, Bergamot, Cedarwood Atlas, Grapefruit, Lavender and Vetiver would be the perfect solution. Now, I am not going to say that this is a miracle cure...it's not, but it definitely helped my son to concentrate and get his work done. I remember one instance in particular when we struggled for an hour to settle down enough to get any work done, with no luck at all. I simply opened the bottle and waved it around and within a few moments he settled and finished his work for the day! I was amazed! We still use A+ Attention to help with homework and other instances when my son needs that little extra concentration. He loves it, as do I!

These oils truly are perfect for the back to school season to keep kids healthy, rested and calm! But they are not the only great oils for kids and adults available from Plant Therapy. You can see them all and connect at the links below.

And one very lucky reader is going to win a 10 ml bottle of each of the oils I shared today! Enter using the Rafflecopter form below:

a Rafflecopter giveaway

Winner will be contacted via e-mail after giveaway ends, and will have 48 hours to respond before a new winner is chosen. One entry per household, winning entry will be verified. Odds of winning depend on valid entries received. A Modern Day Fairy Tale is not responsible for prize delivery. Mama's Baby Cupcakes, Mommy's Favorite Things and the "Off To School We Go!" participating bloggers are not responsible for sponsors who do not fulfill prize obligations.


  1. I love that they are made FOR kids!! I know that they are safe to use on my child and are oriented for their issues!! So perfect!

  2. I love that they are specifically made for children! I'm always nervous about using EO mixtures on/for the kiddos, but these would give a little more ease of mind.

  3. Their roller bottles are my favorite - I love the nighty night blend and their calm the the child.

  4. I love that the company that sells them also sells products for adults - one stop shopping!

  5. We use Plant Therapy among other brands. What I like about this particular line is that it is geared directly towards children with no ambiguity. Takes the guesswork out of it.

  6. I love that it gives you an alternative to chemical treatments for your children.

  7. I like that these are designed especially for kids.

  8. https://plus.google.com/100139522395172239161/posts/dmUQEDLSBqs

  9. Il ike that they are the perfect solution to help your children fall asleep and stay asleep

  10. Ashley Chassereau ParksAugust 9, 2015 at 2:10 PM

    I love that they are especially designed for children!! I love natural ways to keep my kiddos healthy, so I would love to try them out!

  11. I like that I don't have to worry if they are safe for kids.

  12. I like that they are already combined and ready to use.

  13. I love that they are made specifically for kids and are very safe and not toxic.

  14. I like the Nighty Night for helping get kids to settle down for bed.
    Thanks for the contest.

    slehan at juno dot com

  15. I love that they are Kidsafe!

    Jasmine P


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