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Poison Ivy in Kids: Natural Prevention and Treatment

Exposure to poison ivy, oak, and sumac causes an estimated 10 – 50 million cases of contact dermatitis per year. This itchy, blistering, hot rash can […]

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Camping with kids: what to put in your first aid kit!

For my kids, there’s nothing better in the world than camping with their buddies.  I’ve always brought a first aid kit with me on hikes and […]

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3 Herbs for Kids with Anxiety (and their parents)

3 Herbs for Kids with Anxiety (and their parents) Our modern life is so stressful, isn’t it? It’s no wonder that our sweet and sensitive kids […]

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Is Your Child Getting Enough Vitamins and Minerals? A Guide to Testing for Nutritional Deficiencies (Part 1 – Vitamin D!)

  Editors note:  A big thanks to Dr. Cori Burke for tackling the incredibly broad topic of nutritional deficiencies in children.  This is a huge topic, […]

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Why we have to stop telling our kids that sugar is “bad”

  I recently saw a video shared social media that praised a mother for strictly keeping her kids away from sugar. I won’t post it here, but […]

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Lemon Balm: An Herb You Must Have In Your Medicine Cabinet

Lemon balm is a gorgeous, vivacious, delicious smelling plant that flourishes all over the United States, though originally from Europe. It need only be planted once and […]

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