The Problem with Antibiotics

Antibiotics. Anti meaning opposed to, andĀ biotic meaning life, and living things. The word literally meansĀ anti-life. And you’d think that, with a definition like that, the medication would be...

Baby’s First Vaccine – What to Expect

I can still vividly remember my very first OB appointment after discovering my pregnancy. I went in, buzzing with anticipation at seeing, or even just hearing, the growing life within me. Though it wa...

The Beginner’s Guide to Detox Baths for Kids

Our kids today are exposed to so. many. toxins[1, 2, 3].In the air we breathe, to the food we eat, we are overloading our body’s natural detoxification system. Sometimes, our body just...

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...

3 Things to Remember as a Sleep Deprived Mom

Cries echo loudly off the dark walls. As the world snores, I stumble out of bed, sleep clouding my eyes. After a diaper change and an hour of nursing, I’m certain that I’ll be able to get ...