Does Your Baby’s Skin Need Help?

These days, too many parents are struggling with their baby’s skin.  It’s dry, maybe has eczema, maybe frequent diaper rash — and they’re not sure how to help.  I’ve talked to many parents who are having these struggles, and who are turning to OTC or even prescription creams to help their children.  Some of these creams […]

Does Deodorant Cause Breast Cancer? DIY Deodorant Recipes to Try

By Virginia George, Contributing Writer For many of us, an integral part of our morning routine involves rubbing a semi-solid stick into our underarms. Yes, I’m talking about deodorant. Or “pit juice,” as my mother calls it. (Find out why underarms sometimes smell in the first place.) In recent years, the safety of conventional deodorants […]

On Why You Shouldn’t Change to Please Others

This isn’t a post I thought I’d write, but, it’s on my mind so I’m going to write it anyway.   I’ve built this blog on two main things: living an alternative life, and respecting others’ choices.  That is, I strive to educate people about what their options are, and I do support whatever you […]

12 Tips For Stopping A Cold In Its Tracks

By Katie Stanley, Contributing Writer It’s that time of year again. The weather is cooling off and more people are spending more time inside. It’s also that time of year when candy, cookies, coffee drinks and all sorts of other sweets seem to be consumed in greater quantities. All those sweets make it hard for […]

There Is No One “Right” Diet

Image by Rick Ligthelm I keep running into people, many of whom have finally discovered, possibly after years of experiments, what makes them feel really good, diet-wise.  They are, naturally, excited.  They want to shout it from the rooftops.  They often read everything they can get their hands on about their new diet and all of […]