My son is one. Can you believe it? I can’t. My sweet little baby boy is now a rambunctious, excitable explorer that never stops moving and brings me more joy than I ever thought possible. He’s doing so, so well. For a full picture of… [continue reading]
I’m beginning to wonder if I should just rename this blog Tigernut Mama for how often I use tigernuts lately. Never heard of them? A tigernut is not a nut at all, but is in fact a humble root vegetable about the size of a dime… [continue reading]
Keeping kids healthy is at the top of the list for most parents. However, many of us prefer to use natural remedies before medicines for colds, viruses, tummy aches, earaches, cuts, scrapes, and other common childhood ailments. Following is a list of 25 great resources… [continue reading]
I was sitting in the OB’s office at my 6 week postpartum appointment filling out the postpartum anxiety and depression questionnaire I’d filled out numerous times already. “Having a hard time with day to day life?” Well, kind of yeah, I have a new baby… [continue reading]
In my last post, we were just coming off a Total Elimination Diet. We were tired, we were hungry, and we were not okay. However, I mentioned that Swiss chard gave us a new direction, and that’s what I’m going to talk about in Part… [continue reading]
Welcome to Part Two of Our Eczema Story, The Total Elimination Diet. (Read Part One: The Failsafe Diet) I’ve been spending some time writing about the story of my son and myself, and our battle with food sensitivities, eczema, reflux, and breastfeeding through it all…. [continue reading]
Gut health. It’s the newest and most popular topic of the natural health world. Probiotics, gut bacteria, leaky gut, and fermented foods are big trigger points for many people. Especially those struggling with health issues such as autoimmune disease, asthma, allergies, anxiety, digestive complaints, and… [continue reading]
It’s easy to take the blame as a mother when your children deal with chronic health conditions, but we must focus on the positives and remember that it is not our fault. As parents, we’re all doing the best we can.