Technology is transforming all facets of our lives, including the ways we manage our health. A variety of technological tools help us take greater control of our well-being and make managing our health more convenient. Online Tools and Apps Help Us Improve Our Health Image via Flickr by IntelFreePress With more than a quarter of […]
This month is an opportunity to spread awareness about kidney disease, practice prevention methods and learn more about our lifesaving services available to those fighting kidney disease. If you didn’t know this already, kidney disease causes more deaths than breast cancer or prostate cancer and is the 9th leading cause of death in the U.S. It […]
It might be obvious, but if you have never been to a yoga class before, find a beginner-friendly class and teacher. A good teacher is able to teach each student as an individual, but those who are completely new to yoga often feel most comfortable if their first class is with a group of other beginners.
Babies thrive if they are held often and close and babywearing is a great way to do that.
From homemade hand creams and body oils to DIY shampoos and conditioners, here are The Untrained Housewife’s best recipes for making your own beauty products.
Sometimes those “Why?” questions aren’t so bad. Use these tips to encourage your children to get to know their bodies and how they work!
Looking to cloth diaper but can’t afford the initial cost of diapers? The Crafty Gemini shares frugal ways to cloth diaper using automotive towels and sweatshirts on discount at her local thrift shop. Do you have tips on how to cloth diaper on a budget? Our friends at Happy Baby Company have many affordable […]
Don’t you wish you had affordable short-cuts to make healthy living easier? Are you tired of trying to make a Whole Foods lifestyle work on a box store budget? I get it — I’ve heard the “As his doctor, I’m worried about how quickly your son is gaining weight” and the unexpected “You’re husband has […]
Whether you’re traveling, at home, camping or taking a trip to the beach, here are a few natural remedies, herbs, essential oils and homeopathic remedies that may come useful as we wind down the summer months.
Baby’s arrival need not mean the end of parents’ hiking trips. With a little bit of extra preparation and planning, baby will enjoy the hike as much as the parents.
Summer is the perfect time for DIY beauty treatments. Garden herbs or wildcrafted herbs are ideal for facial steams, foot baths and hair rinses, or try seasonal vegetables for homemade beauty products.
Essential oils are natural, concentrated home remedies for many everyday health problems. Use them in massage, in baths, in oil burners and vaporizers, in compresses, in steam inhalations, and in homemade beauty products. If you are just starting out with essential oils, get one or two oils and build up your collection as you get […]