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Homemade Moisturizing Baby Shampoo Recipe

Sara of My Merry Messy Life  shares her recipe for a 100% natural, organic, and safe baby shampoo.  It’s also easy to make.  Because of the essential oils and aloe vera there’s no need to use a lotion after baths.  Sara uses this shampoo with her one-year-old and three-year-old so it is a trusted recipe […]

12 Remedies for Treating Lice at Home

Lice.  Ugh!  If you have school-aged kids you may have received a call from school alerting you that one of your kid’s classmates has lice. Lice are easily transmitted, especially among younger children. In this post by Andrea of Frugally Sustainable you will learn: What lice are What Causes Lice What are the Symptoms Different […]

Herbal Academy of New England – New Courses!

The Herbal Academy of New England (HANE) has announced a fantastic new selection of Herbal Programs and classes. These are all online, self-paced classes. The programs are a package of individual classes and other materials that help you to achieve a particular career goal e.g. Clinical Herbalist, Professional Herbalist etc. You can still take individual […]

Homemade Teething Oil

When your baby is teething and crying,  it’s hard to not find the quickest over-the-counter med and use it to give your child relief.  However, Heather of MommyPotamus has some eye-opening and frightening information about giving drug treatments like Anbesol and Baby Orajel to little ones under the age of two. As an alternative, Heather […]

The Ultimate Summer Bucket List For Bored Kids

O.k. summer is half over and you’ve probably exhausted your list of fun stuff to do with the kids this summer. Peggy to the rescue! She’s collected 29 different fun activities for bored kids. Here are just a few: Make lawn stars with sifted flour Play in a homemade ball pit Create art from things […]

5 Really Good Reasons Why Kids Need Time In Nature

This is a really interesting article. Research shows that children who spend time out in nature earlier in their lives are more motivated to get out into nature as adults. This is important for parents to know because it’s never too late to expose your kids to hiking, camping, and exploring nature.  Ros explores 5 reasons […]

How to Make Honey Lemon Sore Throat Lollipops for Kids

Brittany and Kristin developed this home remedy for the common cold or sore throat that many kids get. They explain how to make honey – lemon lollipops. It’s a very simple recipe and the directions are very clear. By the way, these work great for adults too! They offer the option of using lemon essential […]

Natural Teething Tips from a Mom

It’s a major milestone when your baby’s “baby” teeth start to come in. But it’s a rare baby that doesn’t experience pain and discomfort when the teeth emerge through the gums.  Babies exhibit different symptoms when they’re teething. Here are just a few of the signs your baby may be teething: Irritability Drooling Swollen gums […]

The 55 Best Herbal Remedies

This is a fantastic article that discusses the 55 best herbal remedies. The goal was to show some of the research studies that provide clinical data that confirm herbs are effective treatments for many ailments. Some herbs have multiple entries because they treat many different ailments and have different supporting research studies. For example, Ginseng […]

Announcing the Little Bum Bum Baby Balm Giveaway

I love Katie’s soaps (her Lavender bar soap is a favorite of mine) and I was really excited to see that she is running a give away of her baby diaper balm. Even Mom gets a prize! Katie created her Bum Bum Baby Balm when her young son was born. You can win: Original Little […]