As more and more individuals become aware of the benefits of natural health additives, attention swings toward vitamin, mineral, and flavor enhancements that are consumed by mixing with drinking water. Since water intake is essential, it makes perfect sense to add nutrients and beneficial inorganic compounds. Besides, many of these additives contain natural flavors Read More
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I’ll confess, I came to activated charcoal for vain reasons. I previously read on WellnessMama’s website about using activated charcoal to whiten teeth, and I wanted to try it before we had family pictures taken. Years of coffee and tea had wreaked their own havoc. As I picked some up at our local health food Read More
If you’re not on Facebook with me, you’re missing out. Each day, several readers ask questions and I re-post these to the community, and we have some great discussions about these topics. Sometimes a discussion will generate 40 or 50 comments! Do you know what is most frequently asked? “Someone in my family has ___ Read More
Yesterday we talked about taking care of your skin during pregnancy in order to (hopefully) prevent stretch marks. I mentioned a product by the company Avishi Organics, their Intensive Repair Oil. A couple weeks ago they sent me some to try. Now — on their packaging it says that it takes about three months of Read More
Image by lrargerich **This post has been entered in Monday Mania at The Healthy Home Economist!** Yes, vitamin D is so important that it deserves its own post. This was actually inspired by a new study that just came out, showing that many moms (41% in this study) were vitamin D deficient, and they Read More
Image by tworedwellies It’s been a rough winter. A lot of people have been sick. And truthfully, when people get sick, a lot of them call the doctor and get antibiotics. Luckily, there are lots of safe and effective natural antibiotic alternatives. First, let’s look at the some of the reasons why we might not want Read More
**This post has been entered in Monday Mania at The Healthy Home Economist!** In the last few years, probiotics have become a big deal. Everyone’s talking about how healthy they are for you, and how you should take probiotic supplements. Even many mainstream doctors are starting to recommend them, from newborns through the elderly. Many Read More
As most people who read this blog know, I am anti-drug and anti-vaccine, and really, anti-medical-community in general. A few, though, have asked about my stance on supplements, so I thought I’d address that issue. Do we use supplements, which, and why?
This is going to be a rather brief post, but I felt I needed to share what I’ve learned!
I’ve been breastfeeding for almost 22 consecutive months, two different babies. For those who don’t know me, Bekah (22 months on the 26th) is still breastfeeding. Of course Daniel (4 months) is as well. I plan to post further on the subject of extended breastfeeding and child-led weaning later. That’s not the point. What is the point today is that during this time, I’ve had a couple incidences of clogged milk ducts (common) and I found something amazing that helps!