Minimalism Essentials for the Whole Family

Hoarding is perhaps too familiar of an action for some of us. However we may be prone to it, most of us are aware that this is a bad habit that should be eliminated. Unfortunately, this is easier said...

Should I Stop Breastfeeding with the Flu?

With the 2017-18 flu season being considered moderately severe, many people are staying home from work and school with fevers, muscle aches, fatigue, and chills[1]. Because this is my youngest’s...

Natural Birth: 5 Tips to Avoid the Epidural

Childbirth has become more and more of a medicalized process. An act women have been capable of completing alone for thousands of years has turned into a major, invasive surgery in an operating room n...

Preventing Breast Cancer Naturally

October – the month that everything is pink. Grocery stores, fast food restaurants, even sports teams are going pink to help raise awareness at the second most common cancer to affect American w...

The Unassisted Home Birth of Jackson Thomas

By the time I hit 43 weeks pregnant, I was done. I was hot, I was tired, and I was ready to meet my baby. Up until that point, I’d really let things continue on naturally, not doing much to enco...

4 Reasons to Delay Baby’s First Bath

4The first bath, we all know the scene – it’s pretty much standard procedure in hospitals around the country: baby is whisked away, normally an hour or two after birth, to be cleaned of al...