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Identifying and Avoiding Toxins in Beauty and Personal Care Productsby  

This post was originally published at Simple Organic. Have you ever received a topical prescription from a doctor, such as an anti-fungal or anti-bacterial cream? Or used a topical pain reliever for a mouth sore (or for your baby’s teething)?... Read More

7 Simple Ways to Make Fitness a Habit that Sticksby  

By Nina Nelson, Contributing Writer I used to hate folding laundry. I had no problems washing it and throwing it in the dryer, or even hanging it outside when the weather was fine. But folding it and putting it away? No... Read More

All About Sugarby  

photo credit: D Shannon Pruitt By Andrea Green, Contributing Writer According to the USDA, the average American consumes over 90 pounds of sugar a year. 90 pounds a year! The recommendation from the World Health Organization is to eat just 6 teaspoons... Read More

12 Deceptive Words Food Manufacturers Are Using to Trick Youby  

When you start digging into what it means to eat healthy, wholesome, "real" foods, you'll hear person after person tell you that these foods can really only be found around the perimeter of the supermarket, not in the inner aisles.... Read More

101 Simple, Healthy Changes to Make in 2015by  

Are you eager to make changes that will help you and your family to get healthier this New Year? I am, too! One of the most exciting things about celebrating the arrival of a new year is the thought of... Read More

6 Cleansing Foods You Should Be Eating This Winterby  

Guest post by Lisa Grace Byrne, MPH Oh, winter! If you are living in the Northern hemisphere (particularly the areas where winter means cold), easing into the winter season with warmth and grace can feel a little challenging. Songs fill... Read More

Healthy Ways To Handle Seasons of Stressby  

  By Jessica Smartt, Contributing Writer Are you in a busy or even difficult season of life? Are you looking for healthy ways to survive (and even thrive) during these days? Look no further for help! Maybe, in full disclosure, I should first... Read More

Are you tired? Overwhelmed? Read this.by  

By Kresha Faber, Contributing Writer Just a quick note before we begin: I purposely didn't title this post "5 Ways to Fight Overwhelm" or "5 Tips to Living More Simply" because while the five items listed below are the five things... Read More

3 Easy Ways to Guard Your Health Before You Leave the Houseby  

Guest post by Nina Nelson Does your family get sick all the time? It doesn't just feel like it - you literally say, "we're sick again" at least twice a month. I'm sorry, friend. I know how it is, really. I... Read More

Cure Coughs Naturally {& 30 Other Home Remedies}by  

By Hilary Bernstein, Contributing Writer I’ve never been a fan of medications. Over the counter or prescribed … it doesn’t matter. After being prescribed antibiotics for a good two years of my childhood – and developing severe allergic reactions to them –... Read More

A Day in the Life: Stacy {Mom of 3 Striving for Change While Living in Grace}by  

By Stacy Karen, Contributing Writer This is my third year writing a day in the life post for Keeper of the Home. And I must say, it feels strange! It's caused me to reflect over how my life has changed... Read More

Weekend Linksby  

Links for this week: Can Children Still Run Free in 2014 @ The Art of Simple  (similar in theme to my post this week, Are We Hurting or Helping Our Kids With Overprotective Helicopter Parenting?) To the Wife Trying to Get... Read More

10 Minute Workouts for Busy Moms {That Really Work}by  

I gave up trying to do lengthy workout videos long ago, and the gym hasn't been much of a thought since my first baby arrived . These days, I've got four kids around, at least one or two of whom have... Read More

Edible Landscaping: A Great Alternative to Traditional Landscapingby  

By Leigh Ann Dutton, Contributing Writer I don't dream of owning my own land. The very thought of tilling, sowing, and managing a large plot of land makes me hyperventilate. Throw in the idea of milking cows and herding pigs,... Read More

My Review of a Whole House Water Filtration Systemby  

Clean drinking water is a murky subject. I'll confess that every time I begin to write a post about water filtration and removing toxins from your family's water sources, I am tempted to start hyperventilating. There's so much out there.... Read More

Tell Us Your #MyNewNormal Story and Win a Blendtec 725! {$649.95 value!}by  

  Spoiler alert: Today's video post is from my husband! Though it's certainly not a secret, I haven't written much about my husband's battle with cancer 7 years ago.  It was a difficult and often dark time in our story,... Read More

Top 8 Essential Oils for Home Useby  

Guest post by Nina Nelson There are some crazes I steer as far away from as possible. Beanie Baby collections? Nah. Mullets? Shudder. Any comeback of '90s fashion? No thanks. But essential oils? I'm shouting from the rooftops how much... Read More

8 Ways to Use Clay as a Natural Remedyby  

This post was originally published in August of 2012, but the tips and advice are still timely, especially in the summer months! Of all things, did you ever think that I would tell you to go eat some dirt? Well,... Read More

When “Natural” Isn’t Working: Hope For the Discouraged Crunchy Motherby  

By Jessica Smartt, Contributing Writer When my son was 18 months old, I put him down for his afternoon nap. Nothing unusual, except he had a bad cold, and was feeling yucky. Thirty minutes later, I heard him wake up,... Read More

Risks and Benefits of Sun Exposure {+ A Roundup of 5 Homemade Sunscreens}by  

By Erin Odom, Contributing Writer As a redhead with fair skin, sunscreen has always been a staple in my summertime skincare regimen. The few blistering sunburns and sun poisoning that inflicted me when my parents forgot to slather it on... Read More

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