Parenting-Sick-Kids

Parenting Sick Kids~ Wholesome TV Tricks and Comfort Remedies

Megan Essential Oils & Supplements, Health & Nutrition, Traditional Healing Foods, Whole Food Recipes 18 Comments

We don’t do much screen time. We save it as a special treat, for rare nights when we’re all exhausted or for when we’re sick. Even with infrequent viewing, it’s easy to run out of great programming.  We love the older Disney classics like Mary Poppins and Swiss Family Robinson, as well as incomparable masterpieces like The Sound of Music.  …

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How to Take a Detox Bath, a.k.a. Why YOU should be taking more baths!

Megan Essential Oils & Supplements, Health & Nutrition 19 Comments

When you embark on a healing diet there are so many pieces!  I recently realized, after years of intentional protocol, that I was missing an important piece: DETOX BATHS. How did I miss this one?  I’d been taking them occasionally.  But in reviewing GAPS guidelines from the GAPS website, I was able to glean many insights that Dr. Natasha Campbell-McBride …

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HOW TO BEAT INSOMNIA

Megan Essential Oils & Supplements, Health & Nutrition 28 Comments

I FINALLY DID IT!  Sleeping through the night, every night! THE PROBLEM If you’ve suffered from insomnia you know that you feel fearful when you go to sleep at night, fearful that you’ll wake up at 3 in the morning, then lay there for 3 hours before finally catching another 30 minutes of sleep, or just deciding to get up …

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How to Diffuse and Use Essential Oils!

Megan Essential Oils & Supplements, Health & Nutrition 9 Comments

ESSENTIAL OIL BLENDS I have often heard of Thieves essential oil by the popular Young Living essential oil (EO) company.  I didn’t know what its use was, only that it was a multi-purpose blend.  BUT I was recently gifted a lovely smelling bottle of essential oil called Germ Fighter by a company called Plant Therapy.  I’m not a big fan …

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How and When to Use a Steam Tent- From Coughs to Ear Infections, Steam Tents Work!

Megan Essential Oils & Supplements, Health & Nutrition 17 Comments

Treatments and Sentiments that Didn’t Work I have a lot of experience with getting through a night of coughing.  My daughter’s coughing.  Laying awake listening to her cough, not sleeping.  Getting up with her.  Talking to the naturopathic doctor in the middle of the night. My daughter’s now 13.  But even from the time when she was teeny her cold …

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Why you NEED to know about Fulvic/Ionic Minerals- Don’t Miss This Health Tip!

Megan Essential Oils & Supplements, Health & Nutrition 0 Comments

When the multi-vitamin & mineral supplements of the 1980’s and 90’s are no longer the way to go, what are great naturopathic doctors now suggesting? WHY ADD ANY SUPPLEMENT TO YOUR DIET? Perhaps you have heard it said that our soil is no longer as rich in minerals as it once was, due to the use of pesticides and fertilizers?  …

SHOP & RESOURCES- Affiliate Links for Readers & Recipe Counselor Clients

Megan Essential Oils & Supplements, Health & Nutrition, Store and Resources 4 Comments

The following items have been a huge help to me in my path toward healing and optimum health.  Please consult a doctor before choosing which supplements are right for you and for proper dosage.  This page contains affiliate links which allow me to make a teeny commission, with no extra charge to the customer.  Thank you for helping to support …

What natural sweetener helps to heal Pinkeye?

Megan Essential Oils & Supplements, Health & Nutrition 0 Comments

When I get run down I have a GREAT throat spray, which I buy at our local health food store.  It’s made with elderberries and it keeps me from getting sick.  It’s amazing stuff.  (If you’re interested it can be ordered here: Elderberry Red Root Throat Spray.) Recently, however, a cold was set on getting me.  If the virus couldn’t get its …

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Just the Basics Regarding Essential Oils

Megan Essential Oils & Supplements, Health & Nutrition 4 Comments

I’m grateful that over the last several months I’ve begun to learn about essential oils, how to use them and just how effective they can be.  A blog associate wrote this recent article about essential oils that says a lot that needs to be said about them. I’d like to share it with you here.  I hope it answers many …

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Another Brand of Grass-fed Gelatin Worth Knowing About

Megan Essential Oils & Supplements, Food Philosophy, Health & Nutrition 12 Comments

Many of us in the whole food, healing community have felt that Great Lakes brand gelatin has been a life changing product.  Making natural gelatin products, often dessert oriented, but with healing properties, is a win-win. There in another grass-fed product that I only recently learned of, that I’d also like to share with you. What I really like about …