Healthy germs are all the buzz these days. What are they? And how do we incorporate them into a kid’s diet? First, let’s start with the cringeworthy fact that we host trillions of microbes in and on our bodies. Most of these reside in our gut and are actually quite beneficial for maintaining a healthy body. A healthy gut consists of 85% beneficial bacteria and is directly … [Read more...] about Probiotics and Prebiotics for Kids: What’s the Difference?
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Having a baby often comes with tons of complicated feelings you might not have been prepared for. Having a baby during a global pandemic—well, that’s a category all on its own. You may have given birth alone without your partner. Maybe the doula you spent so much time working with couldn’t come to support you during labor. The village you lined up to help you take care of your … [Read more...] about Managing Your Mental Health As a New Mom During COVID-19
If you're like me, you're probably on the lookout for ways to save on your groceries. One of the best ways to do this is to buy in bulk and ham is no exception to this tip. If you don't have a large family, however, you're going to need a way to keep it fresh once the ham has been cooked and freezing is the way to go! Proper freezing can be done in just a few easy steps that … [Read more...] about How to Freeze Cooked & Smoked Ham
Most new mothers know that they will not get much sleep due to the needs of a newborn, but sleep problems can start even before the baby is born. A pregnant woman may have a hard time getting comfortable at night. Expectant mothers may need to get up to use the bathroom several times in one evening. Unfortunately, many expectant mothers also suffer from night sweats during … [Read more...] about Night Sweats During Pregnancy
Kombucha is a drink with an age-old recipe originating in the far east. The Chinese referred to it as the "Immortal Health Elixir." In recent years, Kombucha has become popular with the health conscious looking for an alternative to fizzy drinks packed with artificial sweeteners and red dye whatever! At first glance, you might just think Kombucha is a fizzy, yellow, sour liquid … [Read more...] about The Health Benefits of Drinking Kombucha