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When it comes to the foundation of all things health related… especially when it comes to children… there’s no getting around diet and nutrition. Now I’m sure that’s not the most fun thing for you to hear. I’m right there with you. To me, I feel like I can do much better at keeping my […]

Nature vs. nurture. What does that mean? Now don’t worry. I’m not about to give you a college lecture in child psychology. I just want to bring up an interesting point that I was thinking about recently. We mothers (and fathers) play a huge role in our children’s health and well-being. When it comes to […]

Oh my word, it’s been way too long since I’ve done an updated post on our house adventure. Thankfully we’re almost done and ready to move in. In fact, we’re moving in the weekend after Thanksgiving which is like… in a week. I’m a bit stressed about moving and all, but thankfully we have a […]

All of a sudden, you hear it. That nasty, loud sound coming from your little one that just irks your ears. You know what it means — a virus most likely. It interrupts your day and your night, makes your child irritable, and leaves you exhausted. Thankfully there’s help — simple, natural help. Keep reading […]

Times up and we have a winner for the big collection of art and craft supplies!! Thank you to all of you who worked really hard at this giveaway… everyone went above and beyond. Okay… are you ready to know who won?? Here you go! The winner is Danielle F (ja…at@jun…com) who entered on September […]

Eco-Friendly Kids Art & Craft Supply Giveaway | GrowingUpHerbal.com

It hurts. That void you feel when you see a small baby snuggling in his mothers arms. It HURTS. Those jealous twinges you feel when you see a mama’s swollen belly full of new life inside. IT HURTS. The thoughts you have of missing out on something magical when you see a family playing together […]

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