Tag: Children’s Health

“Travel First Aid” from The Parent’s Guide to Homeopathy

by Shelley Keneipp With summer in full swing and travel season at its peak, we’d like to share some of Shelley Keneipp’s travel tips for parents. For those planning to fly with their children, this excerpt from The Parent’s Guide to Homeopathy should be invaluable! Check out a copy of the book for additional cures to common travel ailments, as well …continue

Homeopathic Remedies: Summer Camp Kit

Guest Post by Shelley Keneipp Shelley Keneipp, author of The Parent’s Guide to Homeopathy: Safe, Natural Remedies for Children from Newborns through Teens, shares her “Summer Camp Kit” of homeopathic remedies to common summer injuries and illnesses. For more information on taking care of your children safely, gently, and effectively with homeopathy check out her upcoming book!   Homeopathic …continue

Women’s History Spotlight: Sister Abegail Ntleko

Sister Abegail Ntleko—later “Gogo” (grandma) to hundreds of children orphaned by AIDS, and honored by His Holiness the Dalai Lama with the Unsung Heroes of Compassion Award—started working at the age of six. Apartheid was yet to happen, and Abe was living in a rural village in South Africa. Her five older siblings had all …continue

Charles Eisenstein’s “How to Bore the Children”

This article first appeared on Charles Eisenstein’s blog, The New and Ancient Story. Here is how to make a child bored: first and foremost, keep him indoors so that the infinitude of nature, its endless variation and chaotic messiness, is replaced by a finite, orderly, predictable realm. Second, through television and video games, habituate him …continue

5 Best Vitamins to Treat a Sore Throat

In their book, Better Health through Natural Healing: How to Get Well without Drugs or Surgery, Dr. Ross and Shea Trattler compare the common cold to spring cleaning. Just as we get the urge to clear out and wipe clean the spaces around us, the body is also busy undergoing a natural cleansing process. In …continue

What Does Food Safety Mean to You?

The FDA’s newest additions to its 2011 Food Safety Modernization Act are aimed at preventing food-borne illness outbreaks before they become, well… outbreaks. This effort to advance the food industry may seem ironic to Californians who voted for the GMO Labeling initiative last year, only to see it defeated with a 46 million dollar campaign …continue