Oatmeal baths aren’t just for eczema

I’m not really sure why this is just hitting my blog. I discovered this helpful trick shortly after C was born. It’s easy, inexpensive, and it leaves your skin feeling soft and moisturized. All you need: Unflavored oatmeal (The less processed it is the better it will work but you can use instant) A bathtub,…

My non-alcoholic drink that helps me tolerate my children and life

Almost every evening I make a pitcher of my magic tea! Lately since having a new baby join our little family I’ve been adding a little extra chamomile and tension tamer to my pitcher. Tonight we had an unruly toddler and a fussy baby.  A near catastrophic end of bath meltdown that resulted in lots…

Post birth and menstrual herbal bathing 

When I had my first son I was offered an herbal bath at the birth center after delivery. I remember it smelled good but didn’t think anymore of it. But after the horrendous amount of bleeding I had after C’s birth I did a bunch of research before delivering the second time. I discovered that…