Natural Tips to Avoid Getting Sick During Travel

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Many of us have traveled for vacation or to visit family and friends and came back home with more than souvenirs and memories. During the hustle and bustle of travel in airports and on planes colds and viruses abound. Here are some tips for preventing them or at the very least limiting their stay!

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5 Fun Christmas Movies For Toddlers & Preschoolers

Introducing children to their first Christmas movies is exciting. We own the following movies and watch them every year during the holiday season. My 6 year old loved all of these films as a preschooler and still watches many of them today. This year my toddler will see a few of these for the first […]

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How I Treat My Child’s Fever Naturally & Fast

  Fever is the body’s natural response when fighting infection. Run of the mill fevers that my children get from a cold virus picked up at school or the playground are treated gently and easily. Acetaminophen and ibuprofen are hard on the stomach, liver and overall gut health (read those labels closely). So for fevers […]

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Placenta Encapsulation: The Pros and Cons

Placenta encapsulation is becoming widespread as women seek out ways to prevent and treat hormonal symptoms after birth.  I decided during my 2nd pregnancy that I would try placenta pills to increase my milk supply.  It was $300 for 162 capsules and a tincture that were delivered the day after my c-section. I started day 3 […]

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“What the Health” Changed Our Diet

The Netflix documentary What the Health has created quite the stir online and I’ve seen reactions ranging from admiration of its message to dismissal of the content as propaganda.  Reading the many reactions taught me that people are very serious about their food and I understand. I view food in the context of the health […]

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7 Quick Tips to Breastfeed Successfully

  I breastfeed my youngest (almost a year now), and while breastfeeding doesn’t require much, I have a few tips that have made the experience much easier. With my eldest I pumped due to a poor latch. I had no idea how to fix the problem. So I exclusively pumped breast milk for a year […]

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