Homemade Cold & Flu Remedies

In healthy living circles, cold & flu season is commonly referred to as Vitamin D deficiency season.  Not only do we get a lot less of this essential vitamin, but we spend more time cooped up indoors sharing germs.  Luckily, winter doesn't have … [Read more...]

When to Treat Your Child’s Fever

There is nothing worse than knowing your child is sick & a fever can be downright scary as a new mom, but when should you worry & when should you start to treat the fever? A fever is the body's natural way of fighting of infections for … [Read more...]

7 Home Remedies For Sunburn

If you've spent any time outdoors in the summer, then you have probably encountered a need for one of these home remedies for sunburn.  Outdoors in the warm sun is a place where many people want to be in the summer. Even the most protected bodies may … [Read more...]

Homemade Muscle Rub With Essential Oils For Muscle Pain

Sick of dealing with muscle pain? Want fast, effective relief? This homemade muscle rub with essential oils is my favorite way to ease your pain while utilizing natural ingredients.  Instead of putting harsh chemicals on your skin, whip up a batch of … [Read more...]

5 Home Remedies For Poison Oak & Poison Ivy

Home remedies for poison oak and poison ivy are needed much more often than we like.  With so much time spent outside in the summer, it’s easy for kids and adults to come into contact with poison oak or ivy. Those allergic to the plants will soon … [Read more...]

Tummy Soothing Mint Tea

When someone at our house gets sick, the first thing I do is turn to my tea/herb cupboard. We try to save OTC and prescription meds for when we really need them so when all of the boys caught a gastro bug this week, I pulled out one of my favorites: … [Read more...]