This past year I have experienced the worst health of my life. Autoimmune issues have flared and at times I have been dehibilitated with extreme digestive and joint pain. After much research and trial and error, I am now feeling very well. With that I write what has helped in hopes of helping others. *Note- … Continue reading Guide to Optimal Health
Before going to sleep tonight I read an article about a special boy, Ethan, who has eczema....much like my sons. The parents tried everything to help him and now he is undergoing chemotherapy to deal with the symptoms. I have tried to sleep tonight, but my heart keeps breaking over and over for this boy. It … Continue reading For Ethan – Our “Eczema Treatment Manual”
When our baby broke out in head-to-toe eczema we needed something to protect him from scratching his skin open while we worked to heal his body. Clipping his fingernails everyday still didn't prevent breaks in his skin. We couldn't use socks to cover his hands because the elastic in the socks and the heat they … Continue reading AD RescueWear Rescues Baby’s Skin
Babies suffering from eczema, which is then linked to food allergies can cause heart ache in families. There seems to be a rise in this yet no understanding as to why among the professional world. The professional world doesn't seem capable of handling the issue. As a result the parents are left to figure things … Continue reading Why Food Allergies are Increasing in Infants
This is Marvin! (or Marv for short). Marvin is our family composter. He helps us with leftovers. He cleans up our scraps. We can't have a dog to help with scraps so we have Marvin. What we feed Marvin: Any leftover foods, just not meat. Toilet paper rolls Paper plates Pieces of paper (and with … Continue reading A Natural Quest For Health, Discovery #3: Feed Marvin (the composter).
When my 2nd child was struggling with eczema, I switched over my diet and his to the GAPS diet. With this diet, we saw major improvement in his skin. The GAPS diet recommends not using regular iodized table salt, but sea salt instead. So, we switched to sea salt, not really questioning why. With my … Continue reading A Natural Quest For Health, Discovery 1: Pink Himalayian Sea Salt