Many are advocating for natural sunscreens. Let’s discuss the evidence behind the reported toxicity of the common chemical sunscreen oxybenzone. Continue reading Does Your Sunscreen Have Oxybenzone?
Let me start by staying that writing this article changed the way I view insect repellents. You may also be surprised. Continue reading Yep, We’re Using Bug Spray and You Can Too
These nut free and gluten free bars are a real treat. Its nice to have a fresh, homemade bar with real food ingredients. Enjoy!
Continue reading Chocolate Chip, Cranberry Granola Bars
The decision to eat a gluten free diet is influenced by many factors. Some people utilize this diet to transform their overall health, while others are required to live a gluten-free lifestyle after being diagnosed with celiac disease.
My own adventure into the gluten free world came when my husband was diagnosed with celiac disease. It turns out that several family members from his side had been diagnosed as well. Continue reading Is Gluten Free for You?
Warm weather bring lots of fun outdoor activities. Here are 5 ways to make sure that your family stays safe this spring while still getting outside. Continue reading 5 Spring Safety Tips for Kids
These are our favorite natural and less toxic sunscreen picks. All of these have been thoughtfully researched, and many of them are used daily in our house and on our girls. Even though some of these say for “babies,” they are effective for all ages.
The sprays are easy to use but not aerosolized. They are doctor and mommy approved!
The night of the Baltimore riots, I was the lead physician in the emergency department. This is the story of how we stayed strong for one another and our city. Continue reading A Long Night in the Emergency Department during the Baltimore Riots
Recent research has shown that people who get less than six hours of sleep per night are 4 times more likely to get cold than those who sleep more than 7 hours a night. Continue reading Can Sleep Prevent a Cold?
Warm cinnamon raisin bread fresh from the oven is such a comforting treat. This version is made super easy with Pamela’s bread mix as a base and is bread maker tested. Continue reading Bread Maker Gluten Free Cinnamon Raisin Bread
Diet Pepsi recently started shipping it’s new formulation which has replaced aspartame, but is this really any better for us? Continue reading Is the New Diet Pepsi Better for You?
Unfortunately, if we’d like our teens to get up earlier, we may be out of luck. Teens may be biologically wired to fall asleep later and wake up later. Continue reading Maybe Teens Should Sleep Later
These brownies have a rich, cake like texture from almond flour and dates. They are also gluten free of course! Continue reading Almond Flour and Date Brownies
Recently, IKEA recalled it’s Malm chests and dressers that are used in many kids and adult bedrooms. These dressers are really just a small example of the dangers of furniture and television tipping dangers throughout the home. Continue reading Is Your Kid’s Bedroom Furniture Dangerous?
The FDA has now released a statement that non-aspirin non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) increase the chance of heart attack or stroke. Continue reading FDA Strengthens NSAID Heart Warnings
Apparently, some people do age slower than others. Let’s look at the latest evidence. Continue reading Decreasing Your Biologic Age
This simple gluten free recipe for oatmeal cookies has only six ingredients and is made with almond flour. Yum!