My Favorite Prenatal Supplements

We all know that prenatal vitamins are important to take during pregnancy. What you might not know is that there are other key supplements to take when trying to conceive (TTC) and during pregnancy. In…


Folic Acid vs. Folate

We are told that it’s important to get enough folic acid during pregnancy as it prevents birth defects. There is an important difference between folate and folic acid and what you really want is folate.…

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Swap it Sunday – Bug Repellent

Summertime means camping, vacations and spending more time outside. With that comes the threat of mosquitos and bugs all up in your business. Many of the popular conventional bug repellents that contain DEET. DEET is…


Natural constipation remedies for kids

There is nothing sadder than seeing my son’s face turn bright red and watch him grunt and struggle while trying to force out a poop. He hasn’t had any issues with constipation in months but…

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Swap it Sunday: Cookware

As if it wasn’t confusing enough knowing what is actually healthy to eat, here’s a whammy for you. Did you know the cookware you are using is leaching toxic chemicals into your food and therefore…

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Swap It Sunday: Sunless Tanner

Summer is on the horizon and there is nothing wrong with wanting to look like a bronzed beach bunny. I’ll admit it, I LOVE being tan. By now, I think most of know that getting…

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Why it’s time to ditch plastic

Plastic.Is.Everywhere. We are so used to seeing it and using it daily, we don’t realize how often we come into contact with it. Plastic is found in food containers, toys, coffee cups, water bottles, furniture,…

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What’s In Your Candles?

Do you know what your candles are made of? The candles that are all over your house are probably toxic. “Alright Tessa, you’ve already told me my skincare, makeup, and cleaning products are bad for…