How to Make Our Favorite Blackberry Jam

Here we are in late summer: time to harvest luscious fruits! Hailey and I sampled melons and picked raspberries, strawberries and even figs at our CSA farm this week. One of our main activities this time of year is preserving the fruits of summer. We canned peaches this week. I’ve made strawberry and rowan berry…

Dandelion Recipe: Lemonade

We have been having some hot spring days here in Washington this past week or so, and luckily there have still been some dandelions in full bloom. This has allowed us to enjoy a wonderful hot weather treat… dandelion lemonade. We love this dandelion recipe. To make this dandelion recipe you get to spend a…

Free Natural Cold Home Remedies

Most people think if you are near someone who has a cold or you touch something a sick person touches, you’re automatically going to catch a cold. They also believe that the object of treating a cold is to suppress the sneezing and coughing. To do this, they pay a lot of money for medicines…

Free Home Pink Eye Remedy

Here are some home remedies for conjunctivitis or red and sore eyes. Pink eye, or conjunctivitis, is a common childhood ailment. Here are some pink eye remedies. Conjunctivitis is a contagious ailment, so keep you child away from other kids. It is important to treat this right away so that the condition does not worsen….

Free home infant constipation remedy

Why do I have an infant constipation remedy? Because infant constipation was something BOTH my kids had AND I know many other parents who dealt with the very same ailment. If you are looking for a natural baby constipation remedy, you have come to the right place. When our daughter got really fussy, we knew…

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Ear Ache Remedy

Recently, my son woke up in pain in the middle of the night saying his ear was in pain. I immediately put together my favorite ear ache remedy for him. At this point I wasn’t sure if it was an ear ache or an ear infection. In either case, I would treat it the same…

Colic Remedy

Is it true? Can there really be a colic remedy? Having heard stories from my friends whose new babies have struggled with colic, the idea of a remedy must come as a welcome relief, a breath of fresh air, and a glimpse of possible rest for your family. Colic occurs on many varying levels of…

Insomnia Home Remedy: Cinnamon Milk

Well, we all know and love warm milk as an insomnia home remedy. However, did you know cinnamon is also used as an insomnia home remedy? So, why not combine them into a yummy treat kids (and grown ups) love. Cinnamon milk! Like I said, kids love it, almost as much as hot chocolate. The…

Teething Relief

“Wow, she has a lot of teeth!” I hear that all the time now when people meet my one year old, Hailey Wren. Like my son, Rowan, she is getting her teeth early. She has eight already, and got her first tooth when she was just five months old. Teething, for Hailey has not been…

Thrush Remedy

Thrush was one of the first health challenges I faced as a new mother, and it was definitely not an easy experience for me. I hope the information I have to offer can help your experience go more smoothly. I am very happy to be able to share what I know about a thrush remedy….