Tag Archives: cold

3 Natural Ways to Support Your Body’s Defenses

3 Natural Ways to Support Your Body’s Defenses

Nothing is more derailing than a case of the sniffles or sneezes, and this is the time of year when everyone seems to be under the weather. But you don’t need to fight seasonal sickness lying down (literally). Instead, take a proactive stance by eati ...
Stay-Well Tips for the Entire Family

Stay-Well Tips for the Entire Family

Staying healthy when you have a house full of walking, talking petri dishes ““”“ I mean kids ““”“ is no small feat. And while I don’t recommend you put your kids in a bubble until those spring bulbs you planted spout abo ...
Homemade Chicken Soup

Homemade Chicken Soup

There’s nothing quite like homemade chicken soup. I used to buy the canned stuff often, especially during the winter months. But making your own is easy, and that way you know exactly what’s in it! My method involves pre-roasting the chic ...
How to Decide if Your Child is Too Sick for School

How to Decide if Your Child is Too Sick for School

Once the worst stages of a bad virus or flu have passed, every parent has a dilemma: do you keep your child home another day or two, until she’s completely symptom free, and risk her falling behind in schoolwork (or you falling behind at the of ...
What is Oscillococcinum?

What is Oscillococcinum?

Body aches, chills, fever – ugh.  Having flu-like symptoms is certainly no fun. But in addition to crawling into bed with a bowl of chicken noodle soup, there might be another way to temporarily relieve those icky feelings – and it’ ...