A couple months ago I posted about our new, touchless, infrared thermometer from FORA. It is a medical grade non-contact thermometer- and it is my favorite + highly trusted thermometer. It has an extremely high accuracy rating when used as directed, which I of course had to test out myself. Shortly after I aimed this […]
Health & Wellness
Optimizing our health for Covid-19 using supplements & herbs.
This pandemic is encouraging all of us to take inventory of our base-line level of health. How healthy is our immune system? What things have we been neglecting? What can we do to strengthen our immune defense? Zinc & vitamin C are hard to come by right now. Anti-oxidants like resveratrol and curcumin are selling […]
Supplements & Healthy Pregnancy
“What supplements should I take while pregnant??” I have been asked this so many times! As mothers we always want to do what is best for our children, and that starts during pregnancy. There are some really helpful things we can do while pregnant to benefit ourselves and our growing babe. There is also the […]
Treating A Fever Naturally.
Fevers are a natural part of fighting germs and illness, but they can often be very unsettling to parents. You’ve probably gathered fears over the years from hearing things like, “untreated and high fevers can cause damage to brain cells or hearing loss” or, “high fevers can cause seizures” and so on. As a parent […]
Heavy Metal Detox Smoothie
Finally, a heavy metal detox tutorial! I have spoken many times about the importance of drinking this smoothie every day. Not just for children with Down syndrome, but for all of us! Clearing heavy metals from the brain, tissues, and organs can have profound health benefits. It will allow you to think clearer, combat neurological […]
Life giving foods & Indys Detox smoothie
Smoothies are one of the best ways to pack a huge nutritional punch into one cup. I have given Indy powerhouse smoothies since she first started taking solids. Now that we are fighting atypical cells and going through heavy duty chemotherapy, excellent nutrition is more important than ever. Indy gets a detox smoothie every day […]
The ultimate winter medicine kit.
Tis’ the season… of more than just Christmas cheer. Flu and cold season are upon us, but it doesn’t have to be scary & dreadful. If you know what you are up against and have a cupboard stocked full of remedies- your sicknesses will be milder and shorter lived. I get a TON of questions […]
Cashews save the cheese lovers day.
A life without cheese is no life at all. At least some would say. I have mostly been off of dairy my entire adult life for health reasons (and a happier tummy) and have had to get creative in the kitchen to recreate my comforting favorites. What I have learned over the years is what […]
I waited 5 years for her. I think that entitles me to all the mommy and me matching I can get, right? Today for #healthyturtletuesday I want to share a few tips for improving fertility. This is a topic I am very passionate about, and something I personally worked on for five years. I […]
Treating an earache at home.
Earaches are one of the most common complaints in babies, as they have several causes and can occur frequently. Earaches can occur when pressure changes in the middle ear (think flying or driving through elevation changes), from the inflammation that accompanies teething, from build up of fluid behind the ear drum, and from viral or […]