Fever? Remain Calm.

Can I tell you a secret? I don't have a thermometer. Well okay, I have one...I just rarely know where it is hiding and when I do use it I never trust it. I wasn't always like this. I used to obsessively check my child's temperature when they were sick, reach for the Tylenol anytime … Continue reading Fever? Remain Calm.

Croup at Home + Homemade Croup Chest Rub

Croup. If your kid has ever had it, this word probably strikes dread in your heart. If you have not yet experienced croup, this blog post still applies to you! Croup is one of thoseĀ  common childhood illnesses that can strike without much warning. It is the cause of many late night ER visits with … Continue reading Croup at Home + Homemade Croup Chest Rub

Stop the Antibiotic Madness + My top 5 Natural Antibiotics

You may have gathered by now that I am not a fan of routine antibiotic use. Antibiotics are over prescribed and the overuse of antibiotics causes problems such as...... Poor gut health among individuals and therefore poor immune systems ---> read more about that here. Antibiotic resistance and the creation of what we now call … Continue reading Stop the Antibiotic Madness + My top 5 Natural Antibiotics

Some Notes on Essential Oil Safety + Why I Won’t Support Essential Oil MLM’s

I love essential oils. They are a great tool to keep in your medicine cabinet. They are good for just about everything. Indigestion, depression, infections....if you have it there's probably an oil for it. With that said, oils aren't a toy. Did you know that if used improperly, especially around children or pets, they can … Continue reading Some Notes on Essential Oil Safety + Why I Won’t Support Essential Oil MLM’s