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5 Benefits of Honey

5 Benefits of Honey If there’s one superfood I’m never without in my holistic medicine kit--it’s raw honey. Honey, in its pure, RAW form is truly a medicinal superfood. Your grandma probably gave you a spoonful when you had a sore throat or cough as a child because...

How to recover from a viral flare

How to recover from a viral flare It’s been pretty quiet on the website and social media lately. Usually I downshift during the summer months to spend more time with my kids while they’re out of school. This summer I took a step back for another reason, too. I had an...

Natural Remedies for Childhood Asthma

Spring has SPRUNG... For many children, spring means shedding winter clothes, the end of another school year...and for some, spring means new asthma triggers and complications.  Childhood asthma affects more children today than ever before.  It is estimated that over...

Natural Remedies for Croup and Cough

A child with a bad cough can scare the you-know-what out of a mom. Small children have an uncanny ability to come down with BIG coughs, so preparation is key.  Along with stocking a holistic medicine kit, file these natural cough remedies away and use them the...

3 Reasons to Ditch the UNhealthy Goldfish Crackers

3 Reasons to Ditch the UNhealthy Goldfish Crackers A few weeks ago my son’s school sent home a request for families to donate boxes of goldfish crackers to his kindergarten class.  My son said they'd been reading a book about fish and got to eat goldfish crackers as...

8 Ways to Keep Kids Healthy This Winter

Cold and flu season. It’s a parent’s worst nightmare.  The media is already having a field day with the new respiratory virus hitting several states in the US.  The image of a young girl with an oxygen mask over her face is enough to send a shiver down any mom’s...

Natural Remedies for Stomach Flu

Is there anything worse than the stomach flu?  In my opinion…ummm…NO.  Nothing is worse than the stomach flu—it’s terrible!  Like it or not, this virus goes around a few times a year so it’s best to be prepared as our kids go back to school this month.  Today I’ve put...

Natural Immune Boosters for Kids

Every once and awhile I find myself talking to a friend about the fact that her child is coming down with a virus. I usually say something like—“just give her lots of immune boosters, she’ll be better in no time!”  Then my friend usually gives me a quizzical look and...

How I’m Healing my Cavity Naturally

By now, if you’ve been reading this website for more than 5 minutes, you know I’m usually one to try the natural route when it comes to health and healing and my teeth are no exception.  The other night, while brushing my teeth, one of my back molars gave me a lot of...

Easy and Healthy Recipes for Picky Eaters

So…..my 2.5 year old recently decided she has some opinions about what she eats.   I blame her older brother.  She was into eating ANYTHING until she got old enough to notice her big brother making some pretty big demands at mealtime. “I’m not eating that.” “BLEND...

How I’m Healing My Daughter’s Eczema Naturally

Planting the Seeds for Eczema: My Story My daughter (2.5) has always been a sensitive little one. She arrived 10 days early and from the start we worked very hard to soothe her sensitive body. With both of my children I developed a mastitis infection as soon as my...

4 Tips That Will Change EVERYTHING When Traveling With KIDS.

Traveling with kids isn’t always easy. Long gone are the days that I used to board a plane with my trashy magazine (s) in one hand and my coffee in the other. I chuckle when I remember how I used to view solo travel days as difficult because those plane rides were so...

Detox Baths for Kids: How and Why!

Why Detox Baths are Important for KIDS No matter how “green” we try to make our home space, our kids are exposed to hundreds of contaminants in air, water, food and personal care products on a DAILY basis. The body can detoxify itself of these chemicals, however,...

Better Than Botox Facial Scrub

Better Than Botox Facial Scrub Currently we are living in Argentina and while the experience has been great for our personal development, life experience and overall enjoyment—it’s been terrible for my beauty regimen. Quality non-toxic products are hard to source here...

DIY Homemade Eczema Cream

Childhood eczema can be very uncomfortable for your little one. We know all too well how child eczema can affect the whole family. You can read about how I healed my daughter's eczema naturally in this post. I know first-hand how itchy and cranky a child with eczema...

10 Reasons for the Rise in Childhood Food Allergies

Today’s generation of children is often referred to as the allergy generation.  A child born today has a 1 in 12 chance of developing food allergies. (source) With the prevalence of serious allergies to foods such as peanuts, dairy, gluten and soy, it’s hard to...

How to Make a Healthy Cup of Coffee

Many readers might be surprised to hear that I drink coffee every morning.  It’s true.  I love everything about coffee…from the aroma of the brewing pot to the ritual of taking my first sip….I LOVE COFFEE.  However, what I don’t always love is the blood sugar spike...

Are you Cooking With Safe Oils in the Kitchen?

Whipping up a recipe in the kitchen isn’t as simple as it used to be when it comes to the oils we use for cooking.  You might find yourself wondering if you should use your new bottle of cold-pressed olive oil to stir fry vegetables, or not?  Current nutrition...

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