Treat Your Neck Muscle Pain Naturally

woman holding neck wincing in pain


Every once and awhile I sleep awkwardly and wake up regretting it. It strains my neck and shoulder muscles and I spend the day walking around with muscle pain and a stiff neck. In the past I would take an ibuprofen to relive the pain but these days I prefer the all natural route. These tips are quick, soothing and just as effective for my muscle strain:

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Boost Your Breast Milk Supply Overnight

With my first child I had a very difficult time keeping my supply up so I stopped pumping breast milk at 13 months. This go round I’ve been nursing my youngest daughter for over a year and my supply has remained steady! But there has been many times over the past year when my supply […]

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My Favorite BPA-Free Toddler Plates & Straw Bottles

  Plastic leaches hormone disrupting chemicals, such as bpa that mimics estrogen and creates havoc in our bodies, particularly in children. Unfortunately, plastic and hormone disrupters are everywhere (toys, utensils, dental resins, food containers, store receipts) but we do what we can to reduce exposure. We currently use the following plates and water bottles for […]

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Natural Tips to Avoid Getting Sick During Travel

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 they’re not […]

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