Optimizing Sleep

Proper Sleep Hygiene Bedtime: East Asian Medicine has a theory that all of the organs participate in a 24 hour cycle, with each of the 12 organs taking a 2 hour chunk of the day. 11:00 pm to 1:00 am is the time of the Gallbladder. Gallbladder time leads into Liver...

Natural Alternatives for Treating Morning Sickness

Pregnancy is a wondrous time of celebration and joy. We revel in our pregnant glow and watch as our bellies gently stretch and swell. For many of us, this is a time of unparalleled happiness and giddy expectations. And then it rears its ugly head—the dreaded morning...

Handmade Holidays

More Recycled Toys, Less Conspicuous Consumption This year, I decided to buy as little as possible for the holidays and to instead make as many of my son’s presents as possible using as much already purchased or recycled material as possible. If you’re...