All posts tagged home remedies

Monday Health & Wellness: Amazing Cold Fixer Syrup

By | December 2, 2013

This stuff is pretty amazing.  It doesn’t, per se, make the cold completely gone in an instant.  But…let me tell you the story. It was Monday night of Thanksgiving week.  It was late, perhaps 11 or 12, and just as I was falling asleep, my 8-month-old woke up, coughing.  It wasn’t the slight, dry cough Read More

Monday Health & Wellness: “Anti-Everything” Pills

By | November 11, 2013

This post contains affiliate links. I really don’t know how you’d describe these pills, exactly.  They are a combination of three powerful herbs, which can fight just about any type of virus, bacteria, inflammation, pain, infection…you name it.  Hence, “anti-everything.” They contain turmeric, which is strongly anti-inflammatory, anti-cancer, and all around awesome.  Also acerola berry Read More

Monday Health & Wellness: Natural Ways to Prevent and Alleviate the Flu

By | October 21, 2013

Every Monday and I write about health and wellness.  I love the structure — something focused to start the week, but an open enough subject that I don’t get bored with it.  Except occasionally I get stuck and don’t know what topic to choose! I asked my fans on Facebook what they’d like to hear Read More

Monday Health & Wellness: Ear Infection Oil

By | October 14, 2013

We don’t deal with ear infections too often.  In fact, each of our oldest two have had one, both at age 4.  Our oldest had one miserable night because of it (no pain until 10 PM and not much to do until the next day — plus we didn’t know much then).  Our second woke Read More

Monday Health & Wellness: Electrolyte Concentrate Ice Cubes (Quick and Easy Remedy)

By | October 7, 2013

Several months back, I published my electrolyte drink recipe.  It’s great stuff — good for exercising, fall sports, and stomach viruses.  Really any time you need rehydrating. But, you know…if you’re sick, right now, are you going to want to stand up for 10 minutes to make this?  What if you don’t even have the 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

Homemade First Aid Ointment

By | April 1, 2013

By Nina, Contributing Writer I’ve always been pretty accident-prone. As a child, I was constantly running into things, getting scrapes or getting hurt in ways that would make my mom just shake her head in disbelief. (I even managed to knock one of the brackets off of my teeth with the freezer door when I had Read More

Monday Health & Wellness: Nourishing Baby Lotion

By | March 11, 2013

Sometimes, newborn babies can have dry skin. It helps if they don’t wipe all the vernix off (rub it into their skin!) and don’t get a bath right away.  That vernix is also anti-microbial and has immune system benefits!  (It’s also swallowed as part of the amniotic fluid during pregnancy, and it helps to colonize Read More

Guest Post: Cramp Tincture

By | March 4, 2013

This is a guest post by Katie Stanley of Nourishing Simplicity.  For the months of March and April, you will see a lot of guest posts as MAM awaits and then enjoys her new baby! Let’s face it, “that time of month” is generally not something most women look forward to. Cramping, bloating, diarrhea and Read More

Monday Health & Wellness: Nourishing Postpartum Hormone-Balancing Tea

By | February 25, 2013

After my third baby was born, I didn’t really take care of myself that well.  Part of it was just the situation we were in — three small, needy children and a husband in the depths of a serious detox — and part of it was this strange idea that I needed to jump back Read More

Monday Health & Wellness: Is Elderberry Really The Best Flu Remedy?

By | January 14, 2013

Image by blmurch Daily Tip: If you have multiple goals, take one or two baby steps each day.  The more changes you make at once, the less likely they are to stick.  Join us for our 31 Days to Better Health & Wellness Challenge! Right now, there is a lot of hype about how bad the Read More

Monday Health & Wellness: Immune Boosting Tea

By | October 8, 2012

I’m a little gun-shy about illness at the moment. We had such a rough two years for my husband and somewhat for my daughter as we were going through his detox and still healing her (you can read Rebekah’s story if you haven’t for more details on that).  While the rest of us were *usually* Read More


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