Positive Existential Therapy for Postpartum Depression

By |2020-02-17T14:08:04-06:00February 17th, 2020|Awareness|

Positive Existential Therapy has been proven successful in treating postpartum depression. The American Dream consists of getting a wife and a house, with a few kids in the mix. Having children is considered part and parcel of life, whilst some may abstain due to a lack of financial security or interest, many more reproduce generations. Motherhood is said to be a wonderful thing, and many women are biologically programmed to [...]

How Organic Cotton Can Help Comfort and Treat Eczema in Babies

By |2020-02-02T11:20:28-06:00February 2nd, 2020|Natural Parenting|

When babies enter this world, they have the softest, purest skin. But over time, as they are exposed to environmental factors, they can develop a skin irritation known as eczema that can be both irritating to them and stressful for mom and dad. Believe it or not, trying to treat eczema has spurred some heated debates because nobody knows for sure how to cure it. Some parents turn to medication [...]

What Every Mom Must Know About the AAP’s New Plastic-Safety Guidelines for Kids

By |2020-01-28T14:09:55-06:00January 28th, 2020|Awareness|

The organization is telling parents to be careful when purchasing particular foods. A new policy statement from the American Association of Pediatrics is advising parents to avoid certain types of food to prevent children from ingesting potentially harmful chemicals. The statement, titled “Food Additives and Child Health,” says that parents should limit the number of processed meats, food stored in plastic and canned foods that they purchase—especially if they are [...]

How Daily Meditation Can Help You Be a Better Mother

By |2020-01-19T11:48:10-06:00January 19th, 2020|Healthy Lifestyle|

You’re a busy mom. You have a lot on your plate, from work to kids’ activities to family relationships. There are tantrums, meals to prepare, daily needs, and so much more that make parenting extremely challenging. In short, it’s not always easy to recognize proper parenting techniques or have the patience you need to get through your day. What’s the solution? Consider meditation. Countless studies reveal the powerful effect of [...]

Keeping the Home Toxin-Free

By |2020-01-13T11:31:07-06:00January 13th, 2020|Healthy Lifestyle|

As parents, we always want the best for our kids. The best food. The best clothes. The best education. You name it! But when it comes to their health, we should always go two steps further in making sure our decisions are well-founded. Given the fact that there are numerous health threats even at home, it's our job to make sure that our kids are able to lead healthier lives [...]

How to Raise Environmentally Aware Children, 3 Easy Steps

By |2020-01-04T11:39:52-06:00January 4th, 2020|Natural Parenting|

The decision to have kids is something that no one should take lightly. Child-rearing is a huge responsibility that demands a lot of adjustments from you and your partner. After all, your parenting has lifelong consequences for your child. Basically, your task is to mold the little ones into productive people who contribute significantly to their communities. Because of this, choosing the right school for them is naturally a major [...]

6 Tips for Saving Money On Organic Food

By |2020-01-04T10:59:02-06:00December 27th, 2019|Healthy Lifestyle|

My awareness of the importance of eating organic, as-natural-as-possible foods has increased in the last few years. The dilemma of this awareness is being torn between choosing more expensive groceries or compromising what I put in my body. It can be hard to remember that the benefits outweigh the costs when they come in the form of long-term health I can't see, versus the immediate, visible hike in my grocery bill. [...]

Non-Stick Cookware: Safest Options?

By |2020-01-04T10:58:34-06:00December 15th, 2019|Healthy Lifestyle|

Non-stick cookware cleans very easily and some health-conscious cooks appreciate that it requires less cooking oil than uncoated varieties. But the convenient cooking surface comes with potential risks when it is used with high heat. At temperatures exceeding 500 degrees Fahrenheit, the synthetic fluoropolymer coating in Teflon non-stick cookware begins to break down and release toxic perfluoroalkyl substances (PFASs) into the air. The Good Housekeeping Research Institute tested how quickly [...]

Have Yourself a Minimalist Little Christmas

By |2019-12-08T12:31:22-06:00December 8th, 2019|Healthy Lifestyle|

Minimalism as a counter-cultural movement has been increasing in recent years. Perhaps you've jumped on the minimalist bandwagon and are happily downsizing, reducing your consumerism, and creating less waste – all of which gift you with more time and energy to enjoy the most meaningful things in life. But now it's time for Christmas. If you've recently begun converting to a more minimalist lifestyle, the holidays present a formidable challenge [...]

Eco-friendly Ways to Spruce Up Your Home for the Holidays

By |2019-12-02T09:45:15-06:00December 2nd, 2019|The Environment|

With the holiday season upon us, eco-conscious folks look for ways to prepare their homes for an eco-friendly holiday. Wanting to reduce your carbon footprint is something that can be done all year round, not just during the warm weather seasons too. So, with a few small changes, you can make a difference and be a good steward of the environment. Christmas lights LED lights are not only beautiful inside [...]