Category Archives: Baby


Medicine Cabinet Makeover Series-Aches & Pains

This is the final section of my three part Medicine Cabinet Makeover series so if you haven't already, please check out Part 1: Cold & Flu as well as Part 2: Sleep, Anxiety & Allergies. Enjoy!...Read More

Medicine Cabinet Makeover Series-Sleep, Anxiety & Allergies

Today we're tackling another section of our Medicine Cabinet Makeover that will cover trouble sleeping, excessive worrying or anxiety and natural remedies for allergies. If you haven't read Part 1...Read More

Medicine Cabinet Makeover Series-Cold & Flu

What is a medicine cabinet makeover and why would you want to do it? We are so programmed to take OTC medicine for EVERYTHING and we rarely stop to think before we do it. So let's think about it. O...Read More

Healthy Halloween Recipes

With the average Trick-or-Treater consuming up to 7,000 calories of candy (that's equivalent to 13 Big Macs, by the way!) and 3 cups of sugar (omg!!!), we really need to have a different strategy as m...Read More

Fall Back into School - the Healthy Way

Back to school means back to healthy routines.  Breakfast, snacks, and a balanced lunch are the keys to getting on track after the freedoms of summer have come to a close.  By making some si...Read More

Step up to the Beautycounter

By Guest Blogger, Crystal Doyle Spring has sprung and summer is right around the corner. So now is the perfect time to spring clean your beauty routine. Like most women, I hadn’t given much thoug...Read More

3 DIY Recipes: Poo Pourri, Eczema Cream & Natural Whites Brightener

I absolutely love when I stumble upon some really fun and easy ways to make DIY recipes for common ailments or even to replace household items. The great thing is that YOU are controlling the ingredie...Read More

Hemp Heart High Protein Bars

Oh my, oh my! I'm so excited to share with you my newest discovery-Hemp Heart Protein Bars. When I was researching milk alternatives for Addison after I stopped breastfeeding, I found out that hemp se...Read More

Grow Your Own Drugs

Whether you're struggling with insomnia, the kids have eczema, or your partner is feeling under the weather, this book could have the answer. With easy recipes, ethnobotanist James Wong shows how to m...Read More

The Find on Healthy Fats

It is true that high intake of fats and oils has been shown to increase the risk for developing heart disease. Nonetheless, certain types of oil have beneficial effects on cardiovascular health. In a ...Read More

Natural Remedies for a Runny Nose

The good news is that a runny nose is pretty mild compared to other ailments, but it is often the sign that something more aggressive is around the corner. I've tried this three times now with Addison...Read More

Tips for Getting Pregnant

I gotta tell ya, this is one of the most overwhelming components of being a woman. For those of you that got accidentally pregnant, I'm not referring to you. But for everyone else, I want you to know ...Read More

Natural Remedies for Fevers

Having little ones can be overwhelming in itself, but I have to say the most scary part for me as a new mom has been when Addison has had a fever. Even with my background in natural health, and knowin...Read More

Essential Oils for your Home & Health

I love essential oils! I use them for everything and I'm not the only one. Their popularity is exploding, even though they've been around for thousands of years. The best part about them, in my opinio...Read More

Why I don't use the Microwave

If you grew up in the 80's & 90's, like I did, then you know that the microwave was just about the best invention ever created for families across America. My brother and I were experts at cooking...Read More

FitKim on Fox: Think Outside the Juice Box

Back to school means back to packing school lunches. But instead of sending your kids off to school with money for the cafeteria, check out these much healthier options! Swap the Sandwich Taco ...Read More

The Woeful Tale of a Health Conscious Mama

I completely understand how challenging it can be to not only stick to a healthy lifestyle, but to actually find products and recipe ingredients that are truly good for you. I must share what recently...Read More

Summertime Snacks You can be Excited About!

Summertime is filled with birthday parties, graduations, family trips and tons of meals around the table. Having a few go-to snacks on hand for you, your kids and your whole family is essential to kee...Read More

Interview with Dr. Julia Pinkerton, Austin Life Chiro

In this interview, I get a chance to pick Dr. Julia Pinkerton's brain about chiropractic care and the many health benefits that are possible. You may be very surprised! Like this post? Check ...Read More

Having Dinner around the Table

With our fast-paced society and activity -filled family calendars, it is very rare for families to have dinner around the table together anymore. I've even read crazy stories where something is heated...Read More

Fruity Yogurt Popsicles

Would you believe that these simple and amazingly healthy popsicles are dairy free?! I just recently discovered coconut yogurt and my world has been forever changed:). To keep it even simpler, you can...Read More

Do you know what toxic ingredients are lurking in your products?

I will never forget when I found out I was pregnant. It was the most amazing moment of my life (aside from meeting Scott, of course!). And at that moment I thought-I need to make sure everything I'm c...Read More

Baby Chest Rub for Colds

I think one of my earliest concerns as a new parent was what to do if my baby got a cold. I'm not the type of person to go buy cold medicine, so I had to come up with a natural remedy that I felt was ...Read More

Baby Immunity & Probiotics

For any parent out there that has to take their baby to daycare for the first time, you never quite forget how it feels to do so. Everyone tells you, "Get ready for your baby to get one cold after ano...Read More

How Important Sleep is for your Little One's Health

When Addison arrived, I had no idea what I was doing as a new mom and thought she was just a very awake baby who didn't need much sleep. So not true! All little ones need a tremendous amount of sleep ...Read More

Why I Won't Vaccinate

I have never been one to enjoy political debates, mainly because people get so upset defending their side and I truly believe everyone has a right to their own opinion. Even if it's not the same as mi...Read More

Pilates in Pregnancy

By Isabella Woods, Guest Blogger As any pregnant mum to be knows, exercise during pregnancy can be vital to help you stay positive, keep in shape, and even prepare your body for the stresses and stra...Read More