Relief at Home for Sinus Congestion and Allergies #ArmAndHammer

Arm and Hammer Congestion Relief at Home

Fall has the dual benefit of ushering in flu season AND allergy season all at once. I have a family member who suffers from allergies and kids who, of course, stick everything in their mouths. So I’m always on the lookout for home relief for cold and allergy congestion. Beyond Steam Inhalations I’m a huge […]

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Allergies: Symptoms of Mold Exposure

How do you know if you have mold allergies - symptoms of a mold allergy.

 According to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, symptoms of mold allergies are nearly identical to other allergy symptoms since the same immune system reactions are involved. Mold allergies can be seasonal, depending on whether the person is allergic to outdoor or indoor mold spores. Indoor mold allergies are typically year round. Other reactions […]

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DIY Bath Salts

Bath Salts DIY for Homemade Relaxing Baths

For a real boost to your health, cultivate the habit of  drawing a restorative bath at home at the beginning or end of each day.  Depending on the stress level of the week, choose your bath’s essential oils or length accordingly.  Sometimes, it may need to be relaxing, yet other times may need to be […]

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Three Recommended Books for Parents on Children’s Health

"Why Dirt is Good" parenting book

Developing a library of parenting books can be an overwhelming task in today’s marketplace with such an abundance of options.  This is the first in a series of posts that will recommend three books on various parenting topic,s such as emotional development, fun activities, healthy sleep, child behavior, and more.  Today, we look at three […]

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Book Review: How To Grow Fresh Air

"How To Grow Fresh Air" book cover

Four years ago, when I opened a movement studio in Los Angeles, I wanted to make the space as “green” as possible.  Many clients I work with are very allergic or sensitive, and my goal was to create a comfortable and healthy space for learning.  I turned to two of my most treasured resources for […]

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MAM Oral Care – The Perfect Stocking Stuffer

MAM Teeth

Vivian finally has teeth. About the time she started walking in earnest, she finally cut those first teeth. In our family we have a tradition of putting a toothbrush in everyone’s Christmas stockings (they also get one in their Easter baskets) and it’s a great way to counter act all those holiday sweets and remember […]

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Stress Relief Tips at the Untrained Housewife

Massage Therapy for Relaxation

Stress is so common that if you’re not under stress, you probably know a few people who are feeling stressed out. Whatever the causes of stress, it usually responds well to home remedies and natural treatments. Read about what stress does to your health and learn to recognize your own stress symptoms, then try these […]

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