Archive for the ‘Health’ Category

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Kombucha FAQ

  Today I’m talking all about kombucha!  Several people have asked questions about brewing it, and since I’ve been doing …

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Natural Headache Help

Headaches are an unfortunate part of life.  Many of us have them from time to time, for many different reasons.  …

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Why We Need to Stop Saying “…but WE Turned Out Fine!”

As you know, if you’ve read this blog for any length of time, I live a “weird” lifestyle. You know, eating real food, not vaccinating, extended breastfeeding (yes, my 32-month-old is STILL breastfeeding), homebirthing, etc. Making these kinds of choices invites all kinds of criticism and curiosity, of course. But by far, the excuse/reason I hear the most often from people who are dismissing these “weird” things is:
But we turned out fine!!

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Why I Don’t Support “Cure Cancer” Foundations

I fully expect that this post (even its title!) will be met with incredible disbelief and very strong opinions.  Some of you, even now, may be reading this and thinking “How on earth can you not support a cure for cancer or the foundations that promote it?!”  Hopefully you’ll understand my position a little better once I’m finished explaining.  Some of you may even agree me (and some of you…perhaps begrudgingly!).  I feel like this is a really, really important topic, though, so I’m going to write about it.

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Do Your Research!: Antibiotics

Antibiotics: they’ve become somewhat controversial lately.  Doctors say they’re overused.  There are scares about MRSA (Methycillin Resistant Staphyloccocus Aureus) and other serious, antibiotic-resistant diseases.  And yet, pediatricians frequently prescribe them for ear infections and other illnesses.  When are they necessary?  When are they not?  Do Your Research! and find out.

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I’m Kate, mama to 5 and wife to Ben.  I love meeting new people and hearing their stories.  I’m also a big fan of “fancy” drinks (anything but plain water counts as ‘fancy’ in my world!) and I can’t stop myself from DIY-ing everything.  I sure hope you’ll stick around so I can get to know you better!

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