Motherhood Articles

Tips and resources to help moms create healthy lifestyles for their families through natural pregnancy and birth, positive parenting and natural living.

The Bored Jar – Tip for Moms

The Bored Jar for Moms

At our house, boredom is not allowed and is never an excuse to watch TV or complain. My children know all too well that complaining "Mom, I'm bored," is a fast way to get assigned an extra chore or … [Read more...]

Best Natural Toys for Kids

Best organic and natural toys for kids

It wasn't until I had my first child that I ever really thought about the ingredients used to make many common household objects or their potential dangers. Once I had a little one who completely … [Read more...]

Postpartum Soothing Spray

Postpartum soothing spray

Note from Katie: After birthing five babies ... I know all-too-well the discomfort that comes with the post-birth healing process. I'm happy to welcome Shaye Elliot to share a recipe I wish I'd had … [Read more...]

Natural Diaper Cream Recipe

Homemade Natural Diaper Cream Recipe

I've shared my homemade baby care recipes before but I get a lot of questions about variations of the natural diaper cream specifically. I've played around with some recipes and settled on one that is … [Read more...]

Lessons to Learn from Children

Life and Health Lessons We Should Learn from Children

This past weekend, our two year old broke her leg while playing outside. Thankfully, kids bounce back quickly and she should be back on her feet in about four weeks. In the meantime, we are making … [Read more...]

9 Natural Remedies for Mastitis

9 Natural Remedies for Mastitis

A recent 18 hour car ride with all five children (yes, we might be crazy) left me with a case of mastitis. The baby was pretty happy in the car and when the kids are happy, we drive.The first … [Read more...]

Making Peace With My Scar

Making Peace with my scars

Almost four years ago, one day changed my life drastically and in an instant...The events of that day pale in comparison to the challenges of many others, but it rocked my world in multiple … [Read more...]