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Exactly a year ago today, I sat down to write my inaugural blog post on Holistic Mamas without really having a clear view of what I was hoping to accomplish. I think I just wanted to share the successes I’d had in using natural remedies to heal my 3-month old daughter’s reflux (in case there were other Moms also looking for a way out of using Zantac or Ranitidine on their precious babes). Today, as I sit down to write the blog’s 200th post, I have a much clearer vision of what I want to do with Holistic Mamas. In … Continue reading
I was awake this morning at 1:49am. And still awake at 2:53am. And yet more pitifully, at 3:28am. You see, I nurse my little girl to sleep. And it takes so long sometimes that it’s 10pm by the time she’s finally in la-la-land. You might say, “What’s the problem? You can just go to sleep after that. It’s plenty early.” The problem is, at 10pm I feel robbed of my whole night. So I come out into the living room and flop onto the couch next to the hubby and get on the computer, blog, read a chapter from the … Continue reading
Oh, how I love Calendula, let me count the ways. 1. I love the way I can use it to feel superior. Let me explain. Two weeks ago I noticed dried blood in the shell of my baby’s ear. After gently cleaning it up with a Q-tip, I could see that it was from a scratch she had probably given herself (I just can’t keep up with the growth of her nails!). I was about to dab a bit of Calendula ointment on there when my husband said, “Are you SURE that is safe for her?” Cue the eyeball roll. … Continue reading