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Stomach Flu Prevention and Natural Remedies

I know, it’s not really “the flu”, but people call it the stomach flu. The more proper term is gastroenteritis. It’s not fun to watch your kid puke, and even less fun to clean it up. Fortunately there are natural ways to prevent it, and natural remedies that can help recovery. (Note: this post is not intended to be medical advice, always defer to your doctor for medical treatment). Prevention –…

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How To Naturally Heal Tooth Trauma

What can you do if your child suffers trauma to a tooth and it turns grey? Many will say there is nothing you can do about it. That has not been my experience. Last year, my daughter slipped and fell in the bathroom. She hit her tooth on the lid of a garbage pail. The tooth suffered some trauma, but it was not chipped or broken. It looked a little…

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Natural Remedy for Burns

Summer is almost officially here. We had our first day at the pool this weekend, and I was reminded of how much I despise sunblock. I don’t use sunblock for every trip to the playground, I know some sun exposure is actually needed to ensure proper levels of vitamin D. My own personal experience last year with vitamin D issues taught me there is no substitute for the sun when…

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Natural Tooth Pain Relief

When I was pregnant with my second daughter, I got myself into a difficult situation with my wisdom tooth. I had a cavity before I got pregnant. My family had recently moved back to America and I had not yet found a holistic dentist so I put off getting it filled. (Not a good idea, I know, but it happened). After I got pregnant, it got worse. It was not…

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Ghee – How I Love Thee

I went through a “dairy-free” phase in my life. In the past few years I have cautiously added dairy back in, but I tend to stick to dairy that is free of A1 beta-casein, which I have read is very harmful. One of the first “dairy” products I added back in is ghee. I am not sure if it is O.K. for everyone who has a sensitivity to dairy, but…

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