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Last month, on Facebook, I asked anyone if they had any questions they’d like answered about herbs, and the lovely Piper wanted to know how to manage a sore throat naturally with her toddler. So today’s the day! It’s Q&A Wednesday, and I’ve got an A for your Q! What Causes Sore Throats First of […]

How To Help Your Child Manage A Sore Throat Naturally | Growing Up Herbal | Does your child have a sore throat? Here's how you can help them through it using natural methods.

Making homemade disposable baby wipes is easy and super cheap, not to mention much, much better for your baby’s skin than commercial baby wipes. Commercial baby wipes contain preservatives, artificial fragrances, alcohol, and other chemicals that are toxic to your baby’s body. In today’s video, I’m going to show you how I make my own […]

Flu season will be here before you know it. Now’s the time to get a head start on preparing for it so if you, a family member, or a friend come down with it, you’re ready to take action. Today I want to share 3 steps that you can take now to get ready for […]


Today, Dean, the boys, and I went on a bear hunt adventure! My mother-in-law and father-in-law walk down our long road every single day together… just to enjoy some time alone with each other and to look at the beautiful country God has placed us in. We too take a walk every day, weather permitting, […]


Summer is here and so are the berries! My boys love going berry picking. It doesn’t matter what kind of berries, as long as they’re ripe and sweet, my guys are up for the adventure. They challenge the height of fences and the bite of the bushes. They withstand the heat from the sun and […]


If you were inspired to add kefir to your diet after Wednesday’s post, Improve Your Digestive Health With Kefir, then you’ll be looking for some ways to use kefir once you’ve made it! I sure hope so! Well, today I’ve got another recipe for you. This is one that I personally use, a lot! It’s […]


Are you interested in learning how to use plants to support your health in as natural a way as possible — plants that grow in your backyard or in the forest behind your home or can be found in the local herb shop? If so, here's how you can become an herbalist!

How to Become
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