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Benefits of Thyme Tea

Benefits of thyme If there’s one staple in my holistic medicine kit, it’s herbal teas. Not only are many herbal teas kid-friendly (my kids will drink anything if I put enough raw honey in the mug!), but they also provide many immune-boosting benefits. Herbal teas have...

43 Easy to Make Snacks for Kids (Gluten-Free)

Easy to make snacks are a lifesaver as a busy mom. Especially when your kids are in the middle of the growth spurt as both of my children are at the moment. I swear every 15 seconds one of them is telling me how starving they are. So, around here, easy and healthy...

8 ways to heal from the Epstein-Barr virus

8 ways to heal from the Epstein-Barr virus A few weeks ago I shared my story about my journey with the Epstein-Barr virus. For more information about my symptoms and diagnosis you can go here. Thank you for all your kind comments and words of support. A few of you...

21 Healthy Granola Bar Recipes (Gluten-Free)

My kids are back to school this week after a loooooong winter break. This means I'm back to making lunches in a hurry on school mornings again. To be honest, I'm not the mom who prepares lunches the night before. Instead, I'm more like a fly by the seat of my pants...

Easy Holiday Homemade Gifts Ideas

Holiday Homemade Gift Ideas It's December. The month that serves as a weird energy vortex of joy, procrastination, giving, food, tears, laughter and love. December also goes by in the blink of an eye so get your game face on, it's time to focus. This week I'm prepping...

Good Stocking Stuffers for Kids

Good Stocking Stuffers for Kids Ah, the Christmas morning STOCKING! A tradition I usually forget about until that last minute when I find myself wide-eyed and desperate at Target on December 23rd. But not this year, friends. This year I'm all over it and I'm on a...

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 of...

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 "lotion" as...

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 is better. Actually, in...

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 many...

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 touch a green...

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 to...

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 like diet and...

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 running...

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 cook.  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...

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