Sleep. We don't want it when we're little, and we can't get enough as adults. It's more elusive to a mother of young kids than drinking your coffee hot, right? And with everything that we have to face these days with keeping our homes healthy, keeping our families healthy, we don't realize that we also have to work at healthy sleep. But how do we ensure … [Read more...] about Non-Toxic Sleep: Is your mattress making you sick?
Kefir is all the rage these days, being found in health food stores across the country and countless recipes showing up on Pinterest. If you're new to alternative health, kefir is a probiotic-rich fermented beverage, made with kefir grains and milk. It contains much more healthy bacteria for our digestive systems than yogurt, and is much simpler to make. The health … [Read more...] about 5 Health Benefits of Kefir
Peppermint essential oil is one of my favorite essential oils and one I use most often. I love summertime too, but with this time of year comes to some woes particular to warm weather, extra celebrating, and more traveling. Thankfully, Peppermint essential oil can be a remedy for these woes, and I’ll share them in this post. … [Read more...] about 7 Peppermint Essential Oil Uses That Are Awesome For Summer
Disclaimer: I am not a doctor and this information should not be considered medical advice. This post is for informational purposes only; you should seek the advice of your own medical professional for your own situation. If you've ever gotten sick from treating Lyme disease or one of many of it's co-infections, then you've likely had a herx, or Herxheimer Reaction. … [Read more...] about What the Herx? Understanding & Treating a Herxheimer Reaction
Disclaimer: I am not a doctor and this information should not be considered medical advice. This post is for informational purposes only; you should seek the advice of your own medical professional for your own situation. The weather has been beautiful the past several weeks, which means that we have been outside a great deal. Being outside is great for our health; … [Read more...] about After the Tick Bite: What are your next steps?