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My entire household is sick. The problem is…


…I am the least sick. My husband has signs of the flu (fever and chills, alternating) and my little girl is coughing up a storm, and an almost 18-month-old can’t be expected to relieve me of any household burdens anyway. I have a sore throat and a runny nose, but since I am not laid out flat like my hubby, I get to be the one to take care of everybody tonight. I am flat-out exhausted. I don’t even know why I am sitting here blogging. There is a dull tiredness behind my eyes and a mild headache creeping in, … Continue reading

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7 Signs Your Sick Child May Need to See a Doctor


I’m reposting this gem of an article from Live-in Nanny that answers a burning question I’ve had for a while, which is: at what point should I take my sick child to the doctor? You know me – I’m all about using natural remedies first and foremost – but I’m also all about being responsible for my precious one’s health. Luckily for me, I have a sister-in-law who is a family practice MD (she’s commented on vaccines on this blog before), and I appreciate her a ton for always taking my calls. But for those holistic Mamas without instant access … Continue reading

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