No Flu Shot For Me! Fighting the Flu With Essential Oils {Antiviral Spray Recipe}

by Virginia George, Contributing Writer Each fall we begin hearing predictions of the coming flu season. Experts speculate whether it’ll be a “bad” season, or just a mild one, and pharmacies and pharmaceutical companies start pushing the flu shot. Last year Walgreen’s came out with the “Arm yourself for the ones you love” campaign, making those of […]

A Mom’s Guide to Handling Bleeding

+ By Kristen, Contributing Writer The sight of blood still makes me feel a little woozy, even after six children, six natural births, and life on a hobby farm.  Luckily a little know-how and some common sense lets even the most squeamish of moms handle external bleeding like a pro.  This guide covers what you […]

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

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 […]