natural health
Sleep in Heavenly Peace

Do you have trouble sleeping?  I do.  and I have several friends who struggle as well.  It seems I can't quite turn my brain off.  The house is finally quiet and I can think - and so I do - but I can't stop.  Sometimes I just have trouble falling asleep, and sometimes I just can't seem to get ...

Bach Flower Essences

Today I would like to share with you some information about the healing power of Bach Flower Essences.  Why is this important or relevant to you?  Because most of the flower essences are safe to use not only on adults, but also on young children. I know that as a mom you can feel a bit powerless ...

Feminine Essential Oils

As women, we have our own special set of physical discomforts and emotional fluctuations.  Today I wanted to share with you some of my favorite essential oils that aid in womanly discomfort. Clary Sage - has a calming effect on the nervous system, lifts minor depression, and, as an ...

Treating Insect Stings

Some of you already know that last week sweet little Charlotte was attacked by yellow jackets.  She was stung about 10 times, which is painful for anyone, especially a little one.  After she was stung, I jumped online to find any remedies that I could apply right away, while Ryan went to the ...

Headache Pain Management

Image from Many, many people suffer from headaches - tension, hormonal, sinus, migraine...sometimes I feel like I get in a rut where I am popping ibuprofen every afternoon.  I don't like doing that.  If you feel the same way, here are some simple, natural ways to ease ...

Gluten Free Week

So I have been feeling kind of yuck lately - I feel like I am just eating whatever, with no thought or intention.  So...eating gluten free always makes me feel better.  Of course it also helps my hubby feel WAY better, because he is much more sensitive to it than I am.  I always feel less bloated ...


Whether you drink the tea or use the essential oil, Chamomile is a very useful healing herb.  It is a digestive tonic and a soporific (there's a word for you - it means sleep-inducing). My favorite Chamomile Tea (mainly because it's Zhena's GYPSY tea): Herbal Tea Uses: aids in digestion ...

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