April 15, 2015




I know this series seems to be about all of my favorite plants, but I can’t help it! It seems with my family’s outdoor, active lifestyle I use these herbs more than any others. I keep a jar of salve in my portable first aid kit. When I started selling salves the fir...

April 13, 2015


In the first part of the series we talked about two herbs that are good for general health of the whole family. These are plants that are safe to eat or drink everyday as foods and help prevent common childhood ailments and illness.


Sometimes there are things we can’t...

April 11, 2015

Children are strong and resilient, and we as parents are not taught how to trust their instincts or our own. Having a fever or upset tummy can be scary and uncomfortable for a child, but with the right supportive care, many discomforts can be relieved without the use o...



One of my favorite plants for herbal skincare is the golden goddess calendula (Calendula officinalis) Not only does this little beauty bloom every month of the year if nurtured well, she self seeds and preparations made from her are safe for the whole family. 


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