Mullein - an herb that can be used for mastitis

  Oh, mastitis, how I don't love thee. If you don't know what mastitis is, just image that you came down with a very sudden and really bad cold. And then a train hit you. Really. You get achy all…

Iron source: Dandelion Seeds with Dandelion greens

  Suffering from low iron? Diagnosed with anemia? This seems to be a common issue, especially among pregnant mothers and those who have recently had a baby.   Can't I just take a pill? There are definitely a lot of…

Pregnant woman in white dress holding belly

Pregnancy is an incredibly beautiful time in a woman's life. The ability to participate in creation in such a powerful, raw way, is something that I will always be in awe of. Unfortunately though, many women, myself included, have experienced…

Woman breastfeeding in a field during a sunset

  The smell of a newborn...I don't know that anything beats it. The combination of milky breath from a recent breastfeeding session and the softest, smoothest skin smells like pure love.   For some mothers though, that milky breath smell doesn't…

Homemade pickles and dill in glass jar

Did you know that there are more bacterial cells in your body than there are human cells? While this may sound alarming to some, keep in mind that not all bacteria is bad. In fact, bacteria is necessary for our…

fresh produce on kitchen table

Making diet changes can be difficult and get overwhelming quickly. For most of us though, improving our diet is one of the best ways to improve our health and simply feel good on a regular basis. That's why I wanted…