Natural Remedies 101

  Herbs, essential oils, and other natural approaches to health are intriguing, exciting, and a little bit overwhelming. There are¬†so many¬†options, and approaches, and beliefs, that it’s ...

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...

Detox Your Body with Dirt

Every morning, I drop a nice heaping spoonful of dirt right into my son’s juice. Yes, seriously. Our bodies are constantly being bombarded by viruses and bacteria, pollutants, heavy metals, and ...

DIY Shower Melts for Cold and Sinus Relief

If you’ve been following my blog for any length of time, you’d know that we spent last Christmas visiting family in California. I knew, after our first layover, that I was getting sick-I c...

Why You Shouldn’t Worry About a Fever (usually!)

This post is meant for educational purposes only. It is not intended to replace medical advice from your physician, doctor or health care professional. I grew up fighting fevers. I know it sounds funn...

5 Ways to Naturally Boost Your Immune System

Winter is coming. No, like, it really is coming! Now that we have a new puppy, I spend a lot more time outside in the middle of the night than I would like to. But, you know, small puppy bladders make...