Smooth Transitions: Establishing Family Routines for Back-To-School

0 18/09/2023 - ESSENTIAL OILS, HOME, Kids, Lifestyle, Using Essential Oils, WELLNESS

The back-to-school season is the perfect time to establish routines that help your family smoothly transition into the demands of the academic year. Beyond the usual schedules, essential oils can play a delightful role in creating a calming and motivating environment. In this blog, we’ll explore how to set up effective family routines for the new school year while integrating the power of essential oils.

1. Wake-Up Rituals: Infuse Your Mornings with Essential Oils

Kick-starting each day with a burst of positivity can set the tone for a successful day ahead. By incorporating bright citrus notes of Lemon or Orange, you can create a refreshing and motivating atmosphere that resonates throughout the morning. These zesty oils are renowned for their ability to infuse a sense of vibrancy into the environment. To embrace this aromatic boost, add a few drops to shower gel, or gently apply a rollerball blend to pulse points to infuse your family’s mornings with a sense of vitality.

Image of a young boy waking up in the morning.


2. Homework Haven: Create a Focused Study Space

Supporting your child’s educational journey starts with curating an environment that nurtures concentration and productivity. A dedicated, clutter-free study space can make a world of difference. To elevate this space, keep a supply of invigorating oils like Peppermint and Eucalyptus close by. With a simple inhale of these motivating scents, your family can benefit from a natural and refreshing boost whenever they need it most. By pairing this intentional setup with invigorating essential oils, you can create a holistic space where focus and productivity thrives.

Image of Peppermint and Eucalyptus Blue essential oil placed on a desk with books and pens.


3. Tranquil Bedtime: Essential Oils for Peaceful Sleep

Let’s face it, the back-to-school hustle can be a whirlwind. Amidst the flurry of schedules, homework, and after-school activities, our minds and bodies deserve a gentle transition from the day’s chaos to a peaceful night’s rest. There are lots of things your family can do to promote a restful night’s sleep. First, create a comfortable sleep environment by adjusting lighting and noise levels. Next, take some time to wind down and relax before bed. How about reading a book together or practicing some gentle family yoga? Using calming scents like Lavender essential oil and Chamomile essential oil is another great way to unwind. Create your own blend in a rollerball bottle that you can apply to your family’s wrists and neck before bed to create a tranquil environment ideal for drifting into dreamland.

Image of a mother reading her daughter a bedtime story.


4. Wellness Warriors: Using Essential Oils to Feel Your Best

As the school year kicks into gear and kids are back in busy classrooms, families often find themselves navigating an array of changes and challenges. It’s only natural to want to ensure everyone is feeling their best. This time of transition calls for a thoughtful approach to well-being. Some families have their own unique strategies, such as keeping certain essential oils like Young Living’s signature Thieves® blend close by. Others may find that incorporating food supplements like KidScents® MightyPro and our Inner Defense softgels into their daily routines adds a layer of comfort. Whatever path you choose, remember that these subtle steps can contribute to an enjoyable back-to-school experience for all.

Image of woman and young girl with KidScents® MightyPro and Inner Defense food supplements.


As you embark on this new school year journey as a family, remember that routines are your compass. By blending the power of routines with the soothing effects of essential oils, you can help your family navigate the challenges and excitement of the new school year. Establishing these routines not only ensures a smoother transition but also creates lasting memories and a sense of togetherness.

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