Should You Skip the Fabric Softener?

You feed your kids organic fruits and veggies, bathe them in quality natural soaps, but have you considered what is in your fabric softener? Fabric...

Post Baby Body: Arm & Shoulder toning

So your bundle of joy has been home for a couple of months (or a few years) and you both have settled into a...

The Skinny On Natural Sweeteners

We all need a little sugar to get us through the day. It's actually a great source of energy for your body, when used...

Treating Baby Eczema Naturally

Have you noticed dry, itchy, red patches on your baby’s skin? If so, your baby may be suffering from a very common skin condition...

Is Your Water Toxic?

You step out of the sweltering sun into your kitchen after an intense run. Sweat is running down your face as you reach for...

The Power of Aloe: surprising ways to use it

Take a look at the ingredients lists of some of your favorite bath, body and hair products. Chances are, many of them contain Aloe...

How to Handle the Know It All Friend

She’s full of unsolicited advice. This lady thinks that she knows how to live your life better than you do, and offers her pearls...

5 Tasty Spices And Their Potential Health Benefits

We've come a long way from the simple days of enhancing our meals with salt and pepper. Today, it's not uncommon to find elaborate...

What’s Really In Your Toothpaste?

With dozens of different types of toothpaste on the market today, displaying slogans across their brightly colored boxes like "Triple Whitening Action" and "Extreme...

Hotel Germ Safety: Staying Healthy From Check-In To Check-Out

Traveling with your family can be an exciting experience. Introducing your children to new people and places is not only fun, but educational and...

Starting An Oral Hygiene Routine With Your Baby

Your baby's first tooth has finally popped through. Now what do you do? Start a good oral hygiene routine! That's right, once that first...

Becoming a Breast Milk Donor

Premature and seriously ill infants can benefit greatly from breast milk. Learn about the requirements of becoming a donor and the different avenues to...

10 Uses for Honey Beyond Sweetening Your Tea

Honey is one of the oldest sweeteners known to mankind, providing us with a natural alternative to using processed sugar in cooking, baking, or...

Take-Out Containers: The Truth Behind The Numbers

Take-out containers have come a long way from the bulky white Styrofoam boxes of years past. In recent years, the demand for a new...

Choosing Chiropractic Care for Your Kids

Chiropractic care is a natural way to help your kids lead a healthier life. While medical care is excellent, especially for serious illnesses and...

Why You Should Go “Green” on Your Period

You've switched your baby to cloth diapers, started making your own earth-friendly cleaning solutions and even made some reusable shopping bags. Your impact on...

Safe Sunscreens for Your Family

Nowadays, the importance of wearing sunscreen is pretty much ingrained in our heads. We want what’s best for our children, so we lather them...

Natural Cures for Carsick Kids

Nothing can ruin a vacation more quickly than dealing with carsick kids before you even arrive at your destination. If you're looking for safe...

Making Extended Breastfeeding Work For You

Your baby is suddenly a toddler, you have educated yourself on extended breastfeeding and baby-led weaning and have decided that it's for you. Now...

6 Amazing And Healthy Desserts From Chocolate Covered Katie

We have partnered up with Chocolate Covered Katie - healthy food blogger extraordinaire - to share some of her seriously amazing dessert recipes.  And the best part? ...

The Importance Of Maintaining Friendships After Motherhood

It happens to the best of us. You have a baby, or a few babies, and suddenly those girlfriends you used to be so...

The Surprising Benefits of Extended Breastfeeding

Nursing beyond your child's first birthday is referred to as Extended Breastfeeding. This is a common, healthy act practiced in many countries. The western...

Deodorant Dangers And Your Healthiest Options

You hop in the shower and lather your hair with organic olive oil shampoo. Once you're finished, you nourish your skin with home-made coconut...

The Truth About Soy

Soy has become quite the trendy health food in recent years, but is it as healthy as you think it is? We are here...

Healthy Menu Options

Ah! The convenience of eating out for the night! No cooking, no cleaning, and no dishes makes for a happy mama. But, do we want to...

Effective Foods For Relieving Constipation

When dealing with constipation there are a few dietary choices that can ease our suffering and get us back on track. Try these simple...

Teach Your Kids to Snack Healthy

photo credit: Little Miss Eclectic Photography Stop fighting with your kids at snack time. Help train them to enjoy healthy eating with these simple ideas. Make...

Tricks to Keep Your Kids Hydrated

photo credit: Little Miss Eclectic Photography Summer and winter alike, insuring your children are getting a healthy amount of water is essential. Convincing your kids...

Toxoplasmosis and Pregnancy: Why Cats Don’t Deserve Such A Bad Rap

  {Photo credit: With A Red Bird On My Shoulder} If you cohabit with a feline companion and have ever been pregnant, chances are that you've received a...

Why You Need To Be Part Of The Organic Revolution

 {Photo credit: With A Red Bird On My Shoulder} Organic. It's a term that has been around for years, but has been sweeping the nation...

Starbucks Drinks That Won’t Ruin Your Diet

 Photo Credit: Hinge Photography A re you addicted to Starbucks coffee? Don't be embarrassed, most Americans have fallen prey to this particular form of addiction because...

Easy And Creative Salad Recipes

Salads can make for a fast and extremely healthy meal, but it's easy to get stuck in a rut when making these simple dishes....

3 Benefits Of Probiotics For Your Baby

Photo Credit: Cookies For Breakfast There’s a whole host of reasons to start integrating probiotics into your baby’s diet. The same can be said for toddlers...

Best Apps For Diet, Nutrition, And Wellness

Technology can be a big help when it comes to keeping yourself on track with a diet or gaining some simple nutritional knowledge. Take...

The Symptoms And Solutions Of Mastitis

What Is Mastitis? Mastitis and clogged milk ducts are an inflammation due to the obstruction of a milk duct. This obstruction can sometimes be caused...

Health Benefits Of Cherries

Image courtesy of / FreeDigitalPhotos.net Cherries are a wonderful source of vitamins and nutrients and can have a strong impact on your health, plus...

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