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How I’m healing from chronic illness

How I’m healing from chronic illness Lately I’ve been reflecting on the power of sharing our personal healing stories. I am continually grateful for all the brave souls who share the twists and turns of the healing path. It gives hope to those in the thick...

Homemade Honey Antibacterial Balm

Homemade Honey Antibacterial Balm to the Rescue! My kids love getting scrapes and bruises. Well, more like they love to PRETEND they get scrapes and bruises and ironically all of them require a band aid and some of our homemade honey antibacterial balm (or...

25 Homemade Popsicle Recipes (Gluten-Free)

I recently posted about our summer love affair with ice cream over on my Instagram account. When the warm weather hits, my kids LOVE cool treats. And when they visit Grammy, my kids indulge in some gluten-free, dairy-free ice cream. We are loyal forever and always to...

38 Easy Healthy Dinner Recipes (Gluten-Free)

Summer has officially begun! This means I’m spending as little time in the kitchen as possible. It’s hot, my kids are out of school, and the beach is calling us—so….easy healthy dinner recipes to the rescue! Lately I’m finding that simple...

20 Homemade Cracker Recipes

If you have children, you are familiar with… cracker addictions. Am I right? Or is it just my kids? In theory this is fine, because crackers can be topped with all sorts of healthy and yummy spreads. Hummus or guacamole? Raw cheese or nut butter? There are so...

20 Smoothies for Kids!

There are few things as nutrient dense as a smoothie. The ingredient options are endless and it’s easy to slip in nutrient boosters for added nourishment. Smoothies for kids can get a little tricky though. I don’t know about your kids, but mine won’t...

Safe EWG Sunscreen Picks for Kids!

It’s that time of year again—SUNSCREEN season! Sunscreen is such a bag of worms in my opinion. Sure, there are many safe sunscreens out there, but there are even more toxic sunscreens on the market claiming to be “natural” and “safe for kids” so it can be hard...

5 Must Have Nutritional Supplements for Kids

When it comes to raising vibrant healthy children, nutritional status plays a big role. Over the years I’ve been asked many times about the nutritional supplements my children take, if any. I admit I’d like to tell you that we can get everything we need from food...

7 easy steps to reduce indoor air pollution

 7 easy steps to reduce indoor air pollution One area of our children’s health that we often overlook is the impact of our home environment on their growing bodies. Because my daughter is prone to sensitive lungs and coughing, I’m acutely aware of things...

Simple Breakfast Ideas for Picky Eaters

Some mornings the snooze button is too appealing to ignore… Are there days you wish breakfast was ready and waiting? Me too. We commute about 30 minutes to school each day so our weekday mornings start early and I have kids who wake up hungry. To keep things...

Easy Instant Pot Recipes

On your mark…get set… Go, Instant Pot, Go! If there’s one positive change that happened to my kitchen routine in 2015, it was the addition of an Instant Pot to my appliance collection.  Finally a pressure cooker that doesn’t scare me half to death when I...

The Kula Mama Holiday Gift List

It’s that time of year again!   If your house is anything like mine, holiday gift lists are being re-drafted each day, mostly by the kids! Each year I think I’m going to start early on the shopping and the homemade gift making.  And each year I wait until December and...

Homemade Chocolate Granola Bars

Do you ever just want something…CHOCOLATE?  I do, often.  My kids are no different.  So whenever we spend an afternoon in the kitchen baking, they usually request chocolate chips as an ingredient, no matter what we’re making. These granola bars we created...

Natural Remedies for Children 50% off: Black Friday Deals!

  It’s the most wonderful time of the year! A time to spend with friends and family…and maybe a time to take advantage of a few Black Friday deals, too.   I have teamed up with a whole bunch of my favorite lifestyle bloggers to bring you tons of...

Easy Cassava Flour Crackers

I am constantly on the search for easy homemade lunch and snack ideas.  Both of my children take a homemade lunch or snack to school everyday, so each night before bed I find myself in the same place… …in front of the open fridge, staring and waiting for a...

Healing Apple Cider (gluten-free, dairy-free)

It’s fall!!!  This is big news for those of us in California.  This morning I almost needed a hat.  Woot!  I hear it’s supposed to be 80-90 degrees again tomorrow but let’s forget about that for the moment.  I almost wore a hat this morning everyone,...

Homemade Children’s Cough Syrup

Man I dread those middle of the night wake ups. Don’t you? No mom likes to hear the sound of her child coughing.  Especially when the coughing starts in the middle of a peaceful slumber.  But a child’s cough knows no manners and middle of the night wake...

Easy Homemade Elderberry Syrup

Please put down that homemade popsicle for a second because I have some shocking news. School is starting soon. WHAT? Seems like just last week my child was finishing his year of Kindergarten, but I guess time knows no mercy when it comes to the fleeting joy of summer...

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