What Is Perchlorate? 7 Shocking Facts

With similarities to toxins like bromine, fluorine, and radioactive iodine, perchlorate has gained a lot of attention in recent years. It’s a chemical commonly used in rocket fuel, explosives, fireworks, batteries, bleaches, fertilizers, and airbags; and that barely scratches the surface. Perchlorate has completely proliferated the environment and the health consequences are disastrous. The following … Continue reading What Is Perchlorate? 7 Shocking Facts

The Benefits of Homemade Breast Milk Yogurt for Babies

Over the past few years, a renewed interest in natural parenting has spread like wildfire. Books, magazines, and websites have all been outlets for increasing awareness of natural childbirth, nutrition, and holistic parenting techniques. With all of this ongoing discussion, some interesting ideas are bound to spring forth once in a while. Perhaps one of … Continue reading The Benefits of Homemade Breast Milk Yogurt for Babies

5 Amazing Benefits of Natural Childbirth

The wondrous experience of birth is often destroyed by the routine practice of medicine, with many medical professionals and mothers alike assuming that birth needs pharmaceutical interventions (i.e., epidural). In reality, nothing could be further from the truth! While there are certainly instances when assistance is required, the vast majority of births do not require … Continue reading 5 Amazing Benefits of Natural Childbirth

New Documentary: Psychiatric Drugs Can Kill Your Child

“I woke up around 2:30am and realized he should have been home an hour ago. I called his cell phone and it went straight to voicemail. I kept calling and leaving messages for him to answer the phone. I fell asleep and woke up around 6:00am. He wasn’t home. I got ready for work but … Continue reading New Documentary: Psychiatric Drugs Can Kill Your Child

Natural Remedies for Colic in Infants

Colic is a frustrating and exhausting condition for both infants and parents. The time spent raising a colicky child is fraught with sleepless nights and nearly endless screaming. You may think it will never end, but here are some colic remedies that may help. The exact causes of colic in infants is controversial and the … Continue reading Natural Remedies for Colic in Infants

Is There a Link Between Antidepressants and Birth Defects?

The rate of mental disorder diagnoses has grown exponentially in recent years, as has antidepressant use. People of all ages are being prescribed mind-altering drugs to battle depression, despite evidence suggesting they do more harm than good and sometimes don’t work at all. [1][2] The massive use has also contributed to antidepressants being found in the public water … Continue reading Is There a Link Between Antidepressants and Birth Defects?

Organic Remedies for Diaper Rash

Diaper rash is a common condition that affects most babies at some point in their new lives. It appears on the buttocks, thighs, or any area covered by diapers. It is characterized by a red rash and may be caused by a number of things. Diaper rash affects the baby physically but the family as … Continue reading Organic Remedies for Diaper Rash

Mommy Bloggers Take Aim At New Diapers

There is an ever growing number of mothers, or “mommy bloggers” voicing their opinions. One of the topics this group has discussed is the possible side effects of a new type of slim-profile Pampers brand diaper manufactured by Proctor & Gamble. The new diapers utilize an advanced form of what the company has dubbed “dry max technology.” … Continue reading Mommy Bloggers Take Aim At New Diapers

10 Vegetarian Recipes Kids Love

It’s been said that children don’t like their vegetables and that it’s difficult to get kids to eat healthy foods. In reality, kids and adults alike would love eating fresh, nourishing foods as long as they are prepared correctly and look appealing. While not every child is going to go for eating green beans from … Continue reading 10 Vegetarian Recipes Kids Love

10 Best Vegan Foods for Kids

Once children start consuming solid food, life-long eating habits begin to take root. What they learn from parents, friends, and others will shape the way they eat. This means that even when a child is young, nutritional education is extremely important for laying the groundwork for their habits and health. And, the evidence is clear, … Continue reading 10 Best Vegan Foods for Kids