• Fever in Children and How to Treat it Naturally

    The majority of children will develop a fever at some point during their childhood. In this post, I’ll discuss various causes of fever in chidren, types of fevers in children, when the fever should cause concern, when to treat the fever, and natural ways to reduce the fever.  Definition A fever is any rise in normal body temperature. Normal body temperature is typically 98.6 degrees Fahrenheit. However,  an elevated temperature is not considered clinically significant…

  • The 5 Best Natural Sunscreens

    Summer is coming and we need to keep our skin safe from harmful UVA/UVB rays. We also shouldn’t be lathering on harmful chemicals. Instead, it’s best to use a natural sunscreen. When I was 14 years old I applied sunscreen to my chest for a day outside. The rash that appeared left me miserable. I was protecting my skin from the sun and as a result, my skin was left covered in itchy pink bumps.…

  • The Benefits of Storytime for Kids

    Have you been skipping out on taking your children to the local story time? Are you so busy at night, with dinner, baths, and then rushing for bedtime, that you’re skipping reading a bedtime book? I get it. Really I do. When A was little, we were at story time multiple days a week and almost every night I was reading one of his many books to him. Then he got older. He got a…