Tag Archives: Health Tips

A Tale of Two Netis

Uh-oh. If you weren’t already losing sleep worried about chemicals and drugs in our water, hormone disruptors in our food containers, and arsenic in your rice, there’s a new danger on the horizon: photo credit: Joelk75 Death by Neti Pot … Continue reading

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Breastfeeding and Yeast Infection: This Momma Should Know Better

[Note: I am not a health care practitioner, I'm a breastfeeding mom with many years of experience who is sharing her own story, and this blog post should not be construed as medical advice. If you are breastfeeding and think … Continue reading

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Postpartum Life: The Good, The Bad, The Ugly

You know what’s a little nuts? Having a 3 day old infant sleeping away in the bed at 3 AM while you, on the other hand, cannot sleep. Yes, kids, I have postpartum insomnia. I’m not surprised, since I’ve had … Continue reading

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Ways to Use Tea Tree Oil Around Your Home

Tea tree oil is one of those natural products that every mom should learn to know and love. It has so many uses, and is inexpensive and concentrated. A small bottle, purchased for less than $10, may last you a … Continue reading

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Natural Moms Podcast #153

My guest this week is Katy Bowman of Aligned and Well and Restorative Exercise. Katy is a Biomechanist and her blog is a wealth of helpful information for anyone who wants to prevent and reverse diseases caused by habits of … Continue reading

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The Importance of Probiotics in Pregnancy

This is an article written by Dr. Challa, my guest on this week’s podcast. After reading his book, Probiotics for Dummies, I became convinced that I probably was deficient in good bacteria and bought a high quality supplement. While I … Continue reading

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Natural Moms Podcast #152

My guest this week is Dr. Shekhar Challa. Dr. Challa is a Board- Certified Gastroenterologist with 25 years of experience and the author of 3 books, including his most recent, Probiotics for Dummies. We’re discussing the importance of probiotics for … Continue reading

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Natural Moms Podcast #151

My guest on this show is Geraldine O’Keefe of Escape To Sleep, an all-natural sleep aid made from organic aloe, herbs and flowers used traditionally for insomnia to help you relax and even aid in easing gastrointestinal problems. Geraldine isĀ an … Continue reading

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No Sit Sherlock

Have you been reading about the need to avoid too much sitting? There’s been a lot of research published in the last couple of years on this topic. Sitting is no longer viewed as just a passive-but-harmless thing, it’s more … Continue reading

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How To Avoid Sickness This Fall and Winter

I’m not a huge fan of cold weather, for a few reasons. One, because I have blue moods in winter due to low serotonin. Two, because of the inevitable sickness that comes with being inside more often and breathing stale, … Continue reading

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