New Report Says Breastfeeding is “Silver Bullet”

Breastfeeding Silver Bullet

It happened for the first time two weeks ago. My 10-month-old baby got sick. Up until then, she has had no sniffles. No runny noses. No fevers. No ear infections or aches. No doctor’s visits. Not-a-one. At ten months, she’s eating a wonderfully colorful diet of fruits, vegetables, organic meats, and dairy products; she also still […]

10 Ways to Stay Healthy During the Holidays


Happy Ha-Ha-AHH-AHH-CHOOO – Holidays! Tis’ the season for coughs, sore throats, flu, and fevers. Fortunately, there are some ways to circumvent Mr. Flu and Ms. Icky Sicky. Here are ten things our family strives to do during the holidays and all year long. 1. Eat nutrient-rich foods. Some varieties of produce may be harder to […]

Healthcare Reform {vote for me}

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I know “the bill” just passed – the one everyone is talking about, with rage and fury. {But that’s not what this post is about}. I just want to share 3 of my ideas for making healthcare better: Switch to a midwifery model of care for births. Did you know that: The death rate of women […]