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Backache Relief

  Homeopathic medicines are great for backaches.  Other forms of complementary therapies are massage therapy, acupuncture, and light stretching/exercise.  When used together the relief comes very quickly.  Here are a few remedies that are great for certain types of backaches. Arnica- Backache from injury or overuse of back muscles. Bryonia- Aching or stitching pain from the slightest movement.  Feels better when still.  Firm pressure gives [...]

By | 2017-10-05T20:40:40+00:00 March 22nd, 2012|Babies and Children, Homeopathy|0 Comments

Nourishing Our Children

Nourishing Our Children is a relatively new (2005) non-profit that is based in San Francisco, CA.  I want to help  get their message to others. What is their mission? "To address the dramatic deterioration in the health of our children. This decline is evidenced by the rise in child obesity, dental deformities such as crooked teeth, learning disabilities, behavior problems and chronic diseases such as asthma, [...]

Corn Husking

Last week I had an extraordinary experience.  My grandson spotted corn, in full husk in the refrigerator.  He immediately dove for them.  There were 8 cobs. I had paid $2 for all of them. We took them out to the back porch and put them on the floor. He knew exactly what to do. He pulled the husks off in a calm and methodical way. [...]

By | 2017-10-05T20:40:41+00:00 March 15th, 2012|Babies and Children, Farm Life, Green Living|0 Comments

Natural Remedy for Fever

Belladonna is a great remedy for fever. Of course, a doctor should be consulted anytime the parent feels like condition is serious enough.  One of the great things about homeopathic remedies is that they work quickly, especially for acute situations.  That is, if you have selected the correct remedy.  Belladonna should always be considered for a fever when: ~given at first stages of a fever [...]

By | 2017-10-05T20:40:41+00:00 March 14th, 2012|Babies and Children, Green Living, Homeopathy|2 Comments

Please Someone Shrink My Hips (Naturally!)

I wanted to ask our readers if these hip compression belts actually work?  I saw them in a local motherhood maternity store, and I am tempted to try it. Before 4 pregnancies--I maxed out my weight at 120 lbs--but I still was able to wear Size 6 pants. After 3 pregnancies (and I doubt that this 4th pregnancy will be any different), when I finally [...]

By | 2017-10-05T20:40:41+00:00 March 12th, 2012|Babies and Children|2 Comments

Pulsatilla for Colds

Pulsatilla is my favorite homeopathic remedy for colds and congestion.  About 4 years ago I was looking into natural healing with my first son.  He had colic as a little newborn and we did not have the most pleasant breastfeeding experience.  I stuck it out, but that is how I first learned about homeopathy.  I was researching all sorts of things and I would stumble [...]

By | 2017-10-05T20:40:41+00:00 March 12th, 2012|Babies and Children, Green Living, Homeopathy|3 Comments

Omega 3 Fatty Acids

What is the importance of omega 3 fatty acids?  Should omega 3 fatty acids be supplemented in a regular diet?  How does an omega 3 fatty acid deficiency affect the brain?  The New York Times has reported that a new study links low blood levels of omega-3 fatty acids are associated with smaller brain volume and poorer performance on tests of mental acuity, even in [...]