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...

5 Foods to Never Eat Again

The old saying “you are what you eat” really takes on a whole new meaning when you look a little more closely at the health of today’s Americans. A study published in the Journal of...

How to Make Our Homes Healthy Environments

Always in a hurry; maybe that is why they call us the human race. Even when at home, we’re always running from one room to another, always vacuuming, cleaning the ever-growing layer of dust, managin...

B17: Friend or Foe? Do you Know?

In today’s world, a cancer diagnosis is a terrifying, yet very common one. According to the American Cancer Society, males have a 1 in 2 risk of developing cancer, and a 1 in 4 risk of dying fr...

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 ...

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...

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...