Changing Lives One Whole Smile at a Time: diet & dental

Dr. Long insists that the jaw needs to be exercised with the proper movements and pressure provided from chewing nutritious foods. When a child does not obtain proper nutrients and fiber, not only can jaw shape and size be adversely affected, but this can lead to mental challenges such as not sleeping well and/or ADHD.

Dish Soap and Your Dyshidrotic Eczema

natural household products

Although there are many chemicals in liquid dishwashing soap that are cause for concern both healthwise and environmentally speaking, one that seems to make an appearance frequently, even in many so-called “natural” dish soaps, is a chemical by the name of methylisothiazolinone.

Eight Ways for Parents to Reduce Stress

When our children are troubled, their pain weighs heavy on a parent’s heart. We’re easily overwhelmed. The issues our children face can vary: questioning their faith, experimenting with alcohol or drugs, mental health issues, self-injury, gender identity confusion, etc. Questions plague us. How can we fix them? What will others think? Why did this happen and what’s going to happen next?

First Of Publix GreenWise Markets Opens in Tallahassee, Florida

Publix supermarket fans from the south are well acquainted with the company’s signature brand of natural products, known as GreenWise, offering quality goods and competitive prices. The state capitol is proud to boast the first EVER GreenWise Market, piloting the first of many to come.

Central Florida Natural Food Resources

An amazing list of Central Florida restaurants, farms, and u-picks for clean eating. Pastured meat sources. Gluten-free, vegan, vegetarian, raw food, allergy-friendly list. International U-pick farm list.

Build Your Best Gut Wall Against Glyphosate, Gluten, and Daily Environment

What is glyphosate? Glyphosate is a chemical compound which is used for broad-spectrum herbicide application, used routinely with genetically modified crops. The crops are programmed to survive the herbicide, killing only the weeds around it after treatment with the liquid toxin. If that is…

Going Green With Sugarcane, Plant-Based Legos

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle… Recently, a mother-load of Legos came into the house. All the standard colors, some even with unique circuits and tracks. The kids were in awe of Dad’s old Legos, perfectly kept for decades. These were quickly integrated with their own personal…

Breaking Up With Sugar- And Survival Tips for Kicking It

I Love YouSugar was the love of my life. After all, I was introduced and hooked at a very early age. In fact, we could even call our relationship a pre-arranged marriage because the fondness with my family goes waaaay back. Growing up, desserts…

10 Signs That You Are Raising a Natural Family

1.  Your kids take to the natural world. Unsolicited and on their own. Our daughter Nanna found this dandelion wildcrafting and then took this incredible photo (both unbeknownst to us- a surprise while uploading the photos!). Dandelions are pretty rare in Central Florida, which…

Natural Healing Centers in the US and Abroad

From time to time, I am asked for information about Natural Healing Centers. There are a variety of different options to fit different needs. Some people find it easier to drop normal life and live at a center where they may have access to…