Co-Sleeping: The How’s and Why’s of Our First Month Home with Little Squish

That’s right, I’m going there. Sleeping arrangements can vary from house to house, family to family, and even child to child. They certainly did around here. But please understand that I am not promoting or condemning any one idea or circumstance so long as safe sleeping habits are practiced with your children. Let me start…… Continue reading Co-Sleeping: The How’s and Why’s of Our First Month Home with Little Squish

Plan for the Birth you Want, Prepare for the Birth you Don’t

Sound easy? Sound impossible? I promise it’s neither. Going into birth, especially the first time, you have no idea what is going to or could happen. There are so many variables, so many possibilities – you just never know where your birth experience might take you, no matter how much you think you are prepared.…… Continue reading Plan for the Birth you Want, Prepare for the Birth you Don’t

What Happened To Parenting?

Stories are popping up all over the place about parents using drugs around their children, overdosing in the car with kids in the backseat, and I read one story about parents shooting their kids (ages 5, 2, and 9 months) up with heroin, calling it “feel good medicine”. All I can think is, what is…… Continue reading What Happened To Parenting?

Having a Friend with Natural Remedies

Starting my own journey into the world of natural remedies has been eye-opening. Herbs, flowers, essential oils, and foods can address so many issues it seems silly that so much money is spent on pharmaceuticals. For example, garlic is great to use as an immune support, both as a preventative or an aid your immune…… Continue reading Having a Friend with Natural Remedies

Setting Up Shop

January 2 will by my grand opening on aftcra. I will be offering all-natural, handmade products to add to your beauty routine and medicine cabinet.

Essential Oils – Use & Safety

Using essential oils is a great way to limit the amount of synthetic medications you and your family are using. Though they are natural, you should still be aware of the risks of using them.