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The Dangers of Sports Drinks {Plus What to Drink Instead}

By | July 7, 2014

Photo Credit: michelle.schrank It’s a hot summer day. Your little man just got done with his tee-ball game and what does the mom who brought snacks hand out? A sports drink! Those boys have been playing hard, so of course they need a little pick-me-up. Inwardly, I cringe whenever I see someone, especially a child, guzzle Read More

Homemade Bubble Bath

By | May 7, 2014

  Image by oleg, We’ve always been big fans of bubble baths. However, I’m not a big fan of the long list of ingredients on the bottle. Solution? Make your own! Kid Approved/Mom Friendly Bubble Bath ½ cups Dr. Bronner’s liquid soap (or another natural liquid soap) 1 egg white That’s it! Mix it together Read More

8 Things We Did To Stay Healthy This Winter

By | February 20, 2014

  Image by  *~Dawn~* By Beth, Contributing Writer. Come February I am always so thankful we live in the southern part of the US. For us, winter is coming to a close and warmer days are right around the corner. It’s always a good time for me to reflect on the previous season – especially when Read More

Part 2: Garden or Lab?

By | February 3, 2014

Editor’s Note: Today’s guest post is from Molly of Bloom Naturals. Molly is a wife, homeschooling mother of 4 boys, lover of Jesus, who enjoys learning about healthy things. You won’t find her reading NY bestsellers but rather books on food, things that affect the skin, raising sons, and the things of God to whom Read More

Was Your Skin Care Grown in a Garden or Lab?

By | January 31, 2014

 Editor’s Note: Today’s guest post is from Molly of Bloom Naturals. Molly is a wife, homeschooling mother of 4 boys, lover of Jesus, who enjoys learning about healthy things. You won’t find her reading NY bestsellers but rather books on food, things that affect the skin, raising sons, and the things of God to whom Read More

Is Rice Cereal The Best First Food For Baby?

By | December 26, 2013

By contributing writer Sarah Nichols Have you ever wondered how rice cereal became the most recommended first solid to feed babies? I always just assumed that when I had kids I would feed them rice cereal and baby food. However, after the traumatic birth of my first-born son, I began to question most things that Read More

The Unconventional {Back to School} Preventative Health Measure

By | August 20, 2013

By Megan Ciampa, Contributing Writer Chiropractic Care: The Unconventional {Back-to-School} Preventative Health Measure It’s back to school time and whether you have children in a physical school setting or not, chances are germs are going to be flying around.  School hasn’t even officially started in my region yet, but viruses are already making their way through Read More

Monday Health & Wellness: Doctor Mom Review

By | June 24, 2013

One of the most commonly asked questions here is: “My child is displaying these symptoms…what could be wrong, and what should I do?” Although we fully acknowledge that doctors and modern medicine have their place, we don’t need to run to the phone every time our child sniffles.  Many illnesses — even most — can Read More

Monday Health & Wellness: Our Summer Bucket List

By | June 17, 2013

Is a bucket list really health or wellness?  I think it is. We all spend so much time rushing around, trying to get everything done.  We work a lot.  We go from activity to activity.  Maybe sometimes we need a little less work-and-run, and a little more fun. With that in mind, we’ve created our summer bucket Read More

Why is My Baby Crying? 9 Uncommon Reasons

By | June 15, 2013

Image by Amy Garrett Photography New moms are often exhausted, and uncertain.  Babies can cry from hardly at all, to seemingly all the time.  It’s hard on parents when babies cry a lot — we’re programmed to want to fix it and sometimes that’s not so easy.  After the usual changing, feeding, and sleeping have been Read More

8 Ways to Use Less Sunscreen This Summer

By | June 11, 2013

Image by Robert S. Donovan  By Joanna Rodriguez, Contributing Writer We’ve been told for ages to slather ourselves and our children with sunscreen. We’ve grown to love the smell of Coppertone because it reminds us of summer and makes us feel nostalgic. And when we get that tube out of the drawer and open it up, Read More

Monday Health & Wellness: Teething Tincture

By | June 10, 2013

For quite awhile, we have been using a teething tea that has proven very safe and effective.  It’s our best remedy for teething!  My 22-month-old gets a cup or two of the tea — he loves it — and drinks it in the evenings.  It seems to completely relieve his pain, and he drools less, Read More

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