• Head Lice: How to Treat & Prevent Head Lice Naturally

    How to Treat Head Lice Naturally and Prevent Head Lice Naturally What is head lice?  Head lice are tiny little bugs that live on people’s heads. They are considered parasites, as they feed on human blood to live.  What do head lice look like?  An adult louse is about the size of a strawberry seed or sesame seed. They are grey in color. The female louse produces a sticky substance and lays their eggs, called…

  • Bedtime Routine for Kids

    How to get your kids to go to sleep at night.  Bedtime. For some parents bedtime seems to go smoothly. However, for many parents, it can be a daily struggle. I often hear from parents, how can I get my child to go to sleep at night?  Why should children follow a bedtime routine? Children generally do well when they have a routine to follow. Therefore, one of the keys to getting your children to…

  • Hand washing for Kids: Making it Fun and Easy

    Washing your hands is one of the best ways to prevent the spread of germs. Which means you are less likely to get sick! Hand washing for children is a lesson that they need to be taught. They are never too young to start learning how to wash their hands. I’m sure your house is a little bit like my house in terms of kids bringing an illness home from school. First one child gets…

  • Fever in Children and How to Treat it Naturally

    The majority of children will develop a fever at some point during their childhood. In this post, I’ll discuss various causes of fever in chidren, types of fevers in children, when the fever should cause concern, when to treat the fever, and natural ways to reduce the fever.  Definition A fever is any rise in normal body temperature. Normal body temperature is typically 98.6 degrees Fahrenheit. However,  an elevated temperature is not considered clinically significant…

  • Summer Schedule for Kids

    Summer Schedule for Kids Kids need to have a summer schedule which they follow. Children thrive on routine. It’s a matter of fact. The truth is that spending the summer outside of school takes children out of their daily routine. Now unless you live somewhere that kids go to school year round, then there’s no way around this. However, you can create a summer routine for your children, which will help your summer go smoothly.…