Make Your Own {Pure and Simple} Diaper Rash Cream– No More Desitin!

Homemade Diaper Rash Cream at KeeperoftheHome.org

If there’s one thing that us moms can be especially picky about, it’s what we put on our precious baby’s skin. I’m the same way. I only want to use the most gentle and natural products possible whether it’s laundry soap, castile soap, sunscreen, or lotion for my little ones. Diaper cream is a tough one for many moms, because rashes can hit hard and they need something effective. Desitin is a popular thick, creamy, zinc-oxide based diaper cream that is a standard on change […]

Essential Oils for Baby

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Written by Stacy Karen, Contributing Writer Essential oils make home remedies quick and easy to prepare. With a select few on hand you will be able to create all manner of healing products and all-natural cleaning supplies. When it comes to using essential oils with infants and babies, it can be daunting (and should be approached with caution). I have often wondered how much to use, or if certain oils were safe for young ones. After all, essential oils are extremely concentrated and powerful substances. […]

Healing Rashes While Cloth Diapering

Healing Balms

Written by Sherrie Cook, Contributing Writer There are many reasons to choose cloth diapers for your baby.  Many mums choose cloth to aid in the prevention of diaper rashes. Cloth diapers are breathable, allowing air to flow freely through them.  This  constant air movement provides a natural, dry environment without using harsh chemicals next to baby’s skin.  In most cases, rashes are “gone with the wind”. Unfortunately, not even using cloth guarantees a rash-free childhood for your little one.  Rashes in the diaper area can […]