What to Do When the Stomach Bug Hits

The stomach bug is running rampant where we live. It seems like there are a million strands of this thing and just when you get over one bug, you’re moving on to another one. It’s terrible! A few weeks ago, every member in our house (five total because we’re living with my in-loves right now) went down with a violent… Read More

Simple DIY Hand Sanitizer for When You’re Out and About

I’m not a germaphobe. I think dirt is good, and I like to keep beneficial bacteria around. I believe these things strengthen the immune system, which is especially helpful as we come upon cold and flu season yet again. Needless to say, I’m not running around wiping everything clean 24/7, rubbing hand sanitizer on my children’s hands at the drop… Read More

My Nursing Mama Herbal Tincture {Promotes Healthy Milk Supply}

Breastfeeding, as natural as it is, can be so hard! There can be so many challenges to overcome. With my first child, we got off to a rocky start, and I almost quit breastfeeding after four days. Once we got our breastfeeding relationship established, I had a hard time keeping a strong milk supply the older my baby got. I… Read More

How to Make an Herbal Tincture {A Step-By-Step Guide}

Making your own herbal tincture is so easy. For the longest, I was afraid to make them myself, but after I made my first batch of homemade herbal tinctures, I was hooked. I’ve been successfully making our own herbal tinctures for a couple of years now, and they have become a regular in our natural medicine cabinet. What is an… Read More

How to Naturally Fight the Flu

This was the first year we have gotten sick in a long time. After our entire family got over the common cold, my husband contracted the flu bug. Can we say frustrated? The flu is not something you want in your home right after having a baby. Since it’s that time of year, I thought I’d share what we did… Read More

How I Stock My Natural Medicine Cabinet

When we made the change to a more natural way of living, our medicine cabinet underwent a major overhaul. We started finding new (and better) ways to treat ailments like the common cold and even the infamous flu. Now instead of mainstream over the counter medicines, you’ll find alternative, natural remedies lining our shelves. I am far from an expert on… Read More