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  • Posted 2024-07-19 14:00:00 by: Melinda King

    ADHD is a very common diagnosis in children and adolescents. (Adults can have it, too). So, many families have questions. They want to know whether there are natural ways to soothe the ADHD brain without relying solely on meds. Luckily, there are natural solutions that may help with ADHD symptoms.  Here, I’ve compiled recommendations and […] Continue reading Natural Remedies for ADHD in ...

  • Posted 2024-07-18 13:30:00 by: Melinda King

    As a beekeeper, I’ve learned firsthand how amazing beeswax can be. You’ll find this natural substance in many of my DIY recipes for everything from soap to lotion bars. Beeswax uses don’t stop at DIY skincare recipes though! Why Bees Are Amazing Ever seen the inside of a honeybee hive? It’s incredible. Imagine a scenario […] Continue reading 15+ Creative Ways to Use Beeswax (& ...

  • Posted 2024-07-16 13:00:00 by: Melinda King

    Biting into a warm, flavorful cheeseburger fresh off the grill is an iconic part of summer. If you’ve said goodbye to gluten (or grains) though, then cheeseburgers may not be on the menu anymore. The kids and I love this real-food bacon cheeseburger soup. It has all the flavors you love in a cheeseburger but […] Continue reading Kid-Approved Cheeseburger ...

  • Posted 2024-07-12 13:00:00 by: Melinda King

    Back to school is a fun time with its new routines, crisp new school supplies, learning new subjects, and trying new activities. It’s hard to believe when we’re in the thick of summer that the beginning of a new year is just around the corner. Carefree days and late nights are a part of the […] Continue reading A Back to School Routine to Help You Stay ...

  • Posted 2024-07-11 14:58:26 by: Melinda King

    Over the years I’ve perfected a few natural deodorant recipes for long-lasting protection. I was intrigued by the roll-on antiperspirant deodorants though and wanted to try my hand at a healthier version. You can never have too many homemade deodorant options, right? Not only is this aluminum-free and alcohol-free, but it offers natural odor protection. […] Continue reading DIY Roll On Deodorant With ...

  • Posted 2024-07-09 14:25:00 by: Melinda King

    Ranch dressing has always been one of my first condiment loves (after ketchup, of course). After seeing what was actually in the store-bought salad dressings from the grocery store though, I knew it was time to break up. Thankfully I came up with an even healthier version of ranch salad dressing and now this ranch […] Continue reading Homemade Ranch Dressing Mix ...

  • Posted 2024-07-05 13:00:00 by: Melinda King

    The postpartum period can bring both highs and lows as you adapt to having a long-anticipated new baby join the family. As an experienced mom and doula, I have a list of postpartum essentials to make this time easier for both mom and baby. You likely won’t need everything on this list, but these are […] Continue reading Postpartum Essentials for the Crunchy ...

  • Posted 2024-07-04 13:00:00 by: Melinda King

    There’s something so invigorating about getting my hands dirty in the garden. It’s become a part of my (almost) daily routine and the kids love helping too. Not only does it help reduce stress and improve the immune system, but I get tasty, healthy veggies too. Gardening doesn’t have to be relegated to summer crops […] Continue reading How to Plant a Fall ...

  • Posted 2024-07-02 13:30:00 by: Melinda King

    There’s nothing quite like a cool, crunchy salad on a warm summer’s day. They’re family-friendly and great for summer potlucks and get-togethers. Summer is the perfect time for them too, since gardens and farmer’s markets are bursting with produce. We don’t do a lot of bread around here, so I wanted to recreate the classic […] Continue reading Avocado BLT Salad Recipe (Paleo ...

  • Posted 2024-06-28 13:00:00 by: Melinda King

    Co-sleeping is a topic that’s sparked considerable debate among parents, pediatricians, and researchers. Supporters emphasize its benefits, like better sleep for both parents and babies. However, concerns about SIDS risk and other safety issues have led others to warn against it. In this post, we’ll look at the current safety guidelines and provide useful tips […] Continue reading Co-sleeping Benefits and Risks (Plus How to Safely Do ...