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Waiting For Pertussis Results

Saturday we took all the kids to get tested for Pertussis. (So far we only know for sure that Zoe, 13, has Whooping Cough.) Zoe is staying with relatives until she’s no longer contagious (though it’s probably too late for … Continue reading

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Natural Moms Podcast #157

This week I interviewed Dr. Lon Jones of CommonSenseMedicine. Dr Jones is an osteopathic family physician and an expert on xylitol. His interest in xylitol began when he used it successfully to treat his granddaughter’s recurrent ear infections. He then … Continue reading

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Natural Moms Podcast 156

My guest this week is Jessica Oren of HerbalPapaya.com. We’re talking about the many benefits and uses of papaya for health and well-being. Among other things,  papaya has been show to: * support the blood * strengthen the immunity * … Continue reading

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Help Your Feet, Heal Your Body

Today I interviewed Annette Yen of Healthy Foot Coach . I’ve known Annette online for several years, mostly through our membership in Solo Masterminds (formerly Mom Masterminds). Annette has a new project that I wanted to share. So many of … Continue reading

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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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Good Mood Checklist

(If this post seems a little backwards, it’s because I wrote it in late June, when I was still pregnant.) I’ve been in a funk for a few days. Some of this could be normal, very-very pregnant lady stuff. At … 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 #154

My guest this week is Nichi Kuechle of My Healthy Beginning.com. Nichi is a Parent Coach, Childbirth Educator, Doula, and Craniosacral Therapist, and Mom. We are talking about the “Fourth Trimester”, the postpartum period. Nichi is sharing tips on postpartum … Continue reading

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