All posts tagged children’s health

Monday Health & Wellness: Is Honey Really Bad for Babies?

By | July 22, 2013

Everyone knows babies under a year old shouldn’t eat honey, right? But — is it true? Where does that recommendation come from?  What does the science show?  At what point is it truly safe to feed babies honey? I can never just accept what others believe as fact.  I have to do some digging myself 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

A Practical Guide to Children’s Health: Launch Day!

By | March 25, 2013

It’s finally here! (Buy it today.) Throughout the month of December, I spent a lot of hours away from home, working on this book.  I read study after study as I researched it.  I shared a few of the most interesting studies on Facebook, showing my readers that there actually is evidence — in medical journals, no Read More

How Does Your Family Avoid Illness During the Holiday Season?

By | November 28, 2012 I’ve been thinking a lot about how/why our family avoids illness during this time of year. It seems that while every other child around us is coming down with a variety of sicknesses & illnesses, our home stays rather healthy. We have 4 young children (ages 7, 5, 3, & 2) who have yet Read More

Monday Health & Wellness: How to Clear Diaper Rash Naturally

By | October 22, 2012

Paul Hocksenar via Compfight Diaper rash is a subject I get asked about a lot. Why does it happen?  How do you clear it up?  What methods are safe for little skin…and with cloth diapers? Diaper Rash: Why Does It Happen? My oldest experienced nearly constant diaper rashes from 2 months old until she potty Read More

Monday Health & Wellness: Ear Infection Escapades

By | May 14, 2012

Image by Bruce Eric Thursday night, we got all the kids to bed and I sighed and sat down.  “It’s been a long week, and I hope we get some sleep tonight,” I said.  The boys were quiet, so my husband and I set out to clean the kitchen and playroom quickly before watching some Read More


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