How to prepare your family for a photo shoot

Last year as I was preparing for our annual family photoshoot, my husband looked at me and said, “I feel like this is the worst day of the year.” My thoughts started spiraling. Is this process that chaotic? Is it truly that unbearable? Is this even worth it? At that moment my outlook changed, and […]

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Hair and makeup artist and Beautycounter Director Emily Barton and her family.

I don’t have any superpowers (I mean besides birthing children, duh!) that any other mom doesn’t also have.  So when, as a mom of three kids including a child with special needs, I am asked how I juggle the kids and multiple businesses and a husband who is away for work constantly, my answer is […]

Business, Family

How I do (or don’t) it all

I don’t have any superpowers (I mean besides birthing children, duh!) that any other mom doesn’t also have.  So when, as a mom of three kids including a child with special needs, I am asked how I juggle the kids and multiple businesses and a husband who is away for work constantly, my answer is […]

Business, Family

How I do (or don’t) it all

5 routines to incorporate before you go to bed to make your morning less hectic

As our family has grown, the morning time chaos has as well. I’ve had a hard time figuring out how to get 3 kids up, ready for the day, fed, and out of the house by 8 am…. Let alone setting aside some time for myself to enjoy 1/2 a cup of coffee and a […]

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If anyone knows how to shop for the best deal on things it’s ME!!  Whether it’s the best price on my favorite grass-fed beef or the lowest price on those cute platform sandals I have been eyeing… I find a way to get the best bang for my buck. It is kind of like a […]

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How to get the best bang for your buck shopping with Beautycounter

If anyone knows how to shop for the best deal on things it’s ME!!  Whether it’s the best price on my favorite grass-fed beef or the lowest price on those cute platform sandals I have been eyeing… I find a way to get the best bang for my buck. It is kind of like a […]

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How to get the best bang for your buck shopping with Beautycounter

Travel Tips: How to look and feel your best on vacation

Summer is here and it’s officially vacation season! Jonny and I are in countdown mode until we take off for our anniversary vacation, so I am in full preparation mode to look and feel my best while we are away celebrating together.  Whether that looks like a family “trip” with all 500 of your kids […]

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When a new product drops from Beautycounter, I always get messages from clients asking what I think of it…really. They know that while I’m a fan of Beautycounter’s mission and their products (hello, I work with them!), I’m also not going to push a product unless I believe in it and use it myself. In […]

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Review: Beautycounter’s new facial mask

When a new product drops from Beautycounter, I always get messages from clients asking what I think of it…really. They know that while I’m a fan of Beautycounter’s mission and their products (hello, I work with them!), I’m also not going to push a product unless I believe in it and use it myself. In […]

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Review: Beautycounter’s new facial mask

Growing up fast: siblings of special needs children

A few weeks ago, I was doing makeup for a client and she said something that spoke directly to one of my mama fears. My client is in high school but her maturity level is well beyond her years. As she was sitting in my chair, I told her how mature she is, how she […]

Family, Special Needs

As we round out another VERY full year, I carved out some time to reflect and think through the highlights—for me and my family.  Oh, and if you want a trip down memory lane, here is my 2020 year in review! 2021 Year in Review Two intensive PT programs for Jax  Jaxlee did two separate […]

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2021 Year in Review

Emily Barton reviews her 2020 and 2021 plans

As we round out another VERY full year, I carved out some time to reflect and think through the highlights—for me and my family.  Oh, and if you want a trip down memory lane, here is my 2020 year in review! 2021 Year in Review Two intensive PT programs for Jax  Jaxlee did two separate […]

Business, Family

2021 Year in Review

Emily Barton reviews her 2020 and 2021 plans

Alternative Christmas Plans

Back in October, Jonny and I were talking about the holiday season. We usually come up with one big gift idea for the kids together (sometimes it’s a combined gift and sometimes it’s an individual gift) and then I will shop for the smaller gifts on my own. But we wanted an alternative to the […]

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Hair and makeup artist and Beautycounter Director Emily Barton and her family.