Happy Healthy Homestead

Journaling

Keeping a journal is less common these days in the world of technology, social media, and little time. For me, I use a mix of old fashion journaling and online journaling. In some ways my

10 Tips for Reducing Plastic Use

Why reduce plastic? To start off, let’s briefly discuss why we would even want to reduce plastic in the first place… As quoted from one of the studies I linked to below, researchers say: “Plastic,

Book Review: Paleovedic Diet

This month I read: “The Paleovedic Diet” by Akil Palanisamy MD Favorite Quote: “One of my colleagues…defines health as the ability to live your dreams. My hope is that by sharing some of the knowledge

Book Review: Dirty Genes

This month I read: “Dirty Genes” by Dr. Ben Lynch Favorite Quote: “With the right tools, we can transcend our inherited tendencies to disease – including anxiety, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), birth defects, cancer, dementia, depression,

Natural Household Cleaners

Traditional household cleaning products contain all kinds of nasty chemicals that can affect your air quality, disrupt your endocrine system and can be generally pretty bad for your health. Thankfully switching to a natural cleaning

Family Natural Medicine Cabinet

I have boys in this house and not only that but they are active, outdoors loving boys. Which means we need extra bandaids and poison oak salve on hand at all times! In general I

Paleo FX Health Conference

This year I was able to attend PFX in Austin TX. What is Paleo FX? Paleo FX is a large health conference that consists of: Talks from health experts on a wide array of topics

Book Review: 10 mindful minutes

I recently read ‘10 Mindful Minutes: Giving Our Children–and Ourselves–the Social and Emotional Skills to Reduce Stress and Anxiety for Healthier, Happy Lives‘ by Goldie Hawn Favorite Quotes: “Children are like wet cement. Whatever falls

Book Review: Better than Before

This month I read ‘Better than Before’ by Gretchen Rubin Favorite Quotes: “Habits are the invisible architecture of daily life. We repeat about 40% of our behavior almost daily, so our habits shape our existence,