How to Make Your Own Herbal Baby Oil

Alia of Green Child shares her recipe for an herbal baby oil.  Her little boy has dry, sensitive skin and massaging him with this oil after baths keeps his skin nice and moist.  This oil is made with an essential oil and 3  herbs Alia grows in her herb garden. Mountain Rose Herbs is an […]

5 Sunscreen Alternatives for Your Kids

Now that it’s summer and kids are outside so often during the day, sun protection is a real concern.  Commercial sunscreens have a lot of chemicals, which many Moms want to avoid.  In this post, Sandi discusses some great alternatives to sunscreens. The best times to take the kids out Schedule Your Day Around The Sun […]

How to Make a Homemade Chamomile Tincture

An herbal  tincture is a concentrated liquid form of an herb.  A tincture concentrates all of the properties of the herb so that they’re more effective.  They also last longer. Chamomile is  the relaxation herb.  It is naturally calming, relaxes nerves and reduces pain. Some use it  to reduce gas and colic in infants.  Chamomile […]

Merissa’s Homemade Diaper Rash Cream

Merissa of has developed her own homemade diaper rash cream.  Her recipe excludes zinc oxide.  unlike other homemade diaper rash creams, she says that this cream is cloth diaper-friendly.  Many homemade diaper rash creams end up building up on cloth diapers. This is a nice, simple recipe with just 4 ingredients.  Very easy to […]

How To Make A Delicious, Chocolate Herbal Cough Syrup

If you’ve ever had a child sick with a bad cough, you know what a relief it is when you find a cough syrup that they like and that works. Meagan at Growing Up Herbal has an EXCELLENT recipe for a chocolate herbal cough syrup.  As she said “This cough syrup is… #1 delicious… and […]

Homemade Nourishing Baby Lotion

An increasing nuber of Moms don’t like to use commercial baby lotions on their baby’s skin.  You can use a pure oil like olive, avocado, sweet almond, etc.  Kate at Modern Alternative Mama decided to develope a natural baby lotion. The recipe uses an essential oil, a dried herb and other ingredients.  It’s a simple […]

How To Make Homemade Calamine Lotion

I think everyone has a bottle of calamine lotion in their medicine cabinet.  It turns out that it’s surprisingly easy to make at home. Kresha of presents 2 separate homemade recipes for Calamine Lotion.  These are super simple recipes where you put everything in a bowl and whisk until mixed.  You can add the […]

How to Make Kid-Friendly Green Smoothies

This is a Guest post by Laura on  Laura normally posts on  Turquoise Home. I thought this was a very creative idea. Laura wanted her daughter to drink more green smoothies.  Sometimes her daughter  did and sometimes she didn’t. So Laura decided to try freezing the green smoothie as a popsicle.  Laura shares her […]

Miracle Earache Remedies

It’s incredibly painful for an adult or little one to be in pain from an earache. In this article, you’ll learn about a particular oil which has antibacterial properties. You just warm it up, cool it down a bit and use it in your ear. You’ll also find many other remedies for earaches in this post. Click the […]

Homemade Cloth Baby Wipes Tutorial

So many young Moms are now using cloth diapers for their babies as a part of a more natural lifestyle.  But as Faith of ModernAlternativeMama points out, a lot of these same Moms are still using commercial baby wipes with chemicals and additives. She shares her method for making all-natural baby wipes.  They are soft, […]