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Bug Band to the Rescue for Summer Fun

Bug Band to the Rescue for Summer Fun

It’s summer and we spend more time outside this time of year.  It’s also horse show season which means we are at farms, horse parks and in a lot of places where there are a lot of bugs.  I am not a fan of bug spray – I don’t like the smell or the feel(…)

Allergy Relief from Boiron

Allergy Relief from Boiron

Allergies this year have affected our family well beyond the blossoms of spring – here we are in June and we are still sneezing and experiencing itchy watery eyes.  Thanks to Boiron and their Medicine Finder App, we discovered quick relief! The free “Boiron Medicine Finder” app (which can also be used via their website(…)

Glowing Skin During Pregnancy

Glowing Skin During Pregnancy

Being pregnant is one of life’s most beautiful journeys, but it can take a harsh toll on the skin.  Changes to the kink like bumps, blotches, pigmentation and stretch marks are not uncommon during pregnancy.  Unlike mineral oils, which contain harmful ingredients, Wally’s Natural Organic Body Oil is certified organic and quickly absorbs to naturally(…)

Rehydrate This Summer With DripDrop

Rehydrate This Summer With DripDrop

My daughter is an equestrian and that means that we spend January – October on the road at horse shows.  It also means keeping her hydrated year round while she is competing.  While this is a bit easier in the winter and spring, it is not to be overlooked.  The summers can be particularly brutal(…)

Stress Can Be Dealt With Naturally

Stress Can Be Dealt With Naturally

Dealing with stress is actually nothing new. Humans have had stressful encounters since the dawn of man kind. Interactions with the environment and the simple struggle for survival can wear on the soul. While there are many techniques and strategies that have been proposed through the years to deal effectively with stress, not all of(…)

Saving Your Child from an Oversanitized World:  Let Them Eat Dirt

Saving Your Child from an Oversanitized World: Let Them Eat Dirt

“A must-read . . . Takes you inside a child’s gut and shows you how to give kids the best immune start early in life.” —William Sears, MD, coauthor of The Baby Book Like the culture-changing Last Child in the Woods, here is the first parenting book to apply the latest cutting-edge scientific research about(…)