ADHD & Exercise: Is This the Reason Why Your Child Can’t Focus?

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About two-thirds of US children diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) take some form of prescription medication to treat it. While ADHD makes it difficult for children to pay attention and control impulsive behavior, powerful stimulant drugs like Ritalin and Adderall help to improve focus and self-control. The drugs come at a price, however, […]

How to Make a Natural Halloween Pumpkin Preserve Spray

How to Make a Natural Halloween Pumpkin Preserve Spray - #DIY #essentialoils - DontMesswithMama.com

Don’t spray your Halloween pumpkin with toxic chemicals to make it last longer. Use this natural pumpkin preserve spray made with Peppermint essential oil. It helps to prevent premature rot, mold and keeps bugs at bay.

Top 50 Homemade Holiday Gifts Ideas with Essential Oils

Top 50 Homemade Holiday Gifts Ideas with Essential Oils #essentialoils #DIY - DontMesswithMama.com

On a budget for the holidays? Make your own homemade gifts with high-quality ingredients such as essential oils without breaking the bank. From edible gifts to DIY beauty products – here are 50 easy tutorials you can make today.

10 Home Remedies for Cracked Heels

10 Home Remedies for Cracked Heels #naturalremedies #homemade - DontMesswithMama.com

Got dry, cracked heels? Here are 10 simple home remedies you can use right NOW to get rid of cracked heels overnight with natural ingredients.

15 Healthiest Foods to Stock in Your Kitchen Year-Round

15 Healthiest Foods to Stock in Your Kitchen Year-Round #health #realfood - DontMesswithMama.com

Here’s a super easy way to maintain optimal health year-round. Check out these 15 healthiest foods to stock in your kitchen for cooking and snacking.

What’s Really Lurking in Your Bottled Water?

What's Really Lurking in Your Bottled Water #health - DontMesswithMama.com

Did you know bottled water can leech more than just BPA? There’s much more lurking in your bottled water than you think. Chemicals and much more.

How to Make a Natural First Aid Kit with Essential Oils

How to Make a Natural First Aid Kit with Essential Oils #DIY #essentialoils - DontMesswithMama.com

There’s a new saying around my home that makes me smile every time I hear it: “Mom, do you have an oil for this?” I hear it at least a few times a week, and sometimes even a few times a day, to help with cuts and scrapes, burns, stuffy noses, sore throats, car sickness […]

DIY Homemade Fruit and Vegetable Wash – 2 Easy Recipes to Save You Money

DIY Homemade Fruit and Vegetable Wash - 2 Easy Recipes to Save You Money #DIY #essentialoils - DontMesswithMama.com

I love shopping at my local health food store for organic produce and fresh, grass-fed meat. But there’s one thing that bugs me EVERY time I go to the store: cleaning products. It just amazes me how much these natural cleaning products cost. I make most of my own DIY cleaning products at home for WAY less […]

DIY Argan Oil Hair Serum Treatment

DIY Argan Oil Hair Serum Treatment #DIY #essentialoils - DontMesswithMama.com

Years ago, my hair stylist introduced me to a popular hair styling serum with Argan oil. It was all the rage with celebrities, and lined the shelves of high-end salons and department stores. I used it faithfully for a while because I loved the scent and it did help to curb my split ends. It was […]

10 Health Benefits of Eggs

10 Health Benefits of Eggs - #nutrition #paleo #glutenfree - DontMesswithMama.com

Eggs are among the few foods that I would classify as “superfoods.” They are loaded with nutrients, some of which are rare in the modern diet. Here are 10 health benefits of eggs that have been confirmed in human studies. 10 Health Benefits of Eggs 1. Eggs Are Incredibly Nutritious Eggs are among the most nutritious […]

7 Health Benefits of Dry Skin Brushing

7 Health Benefits of Dry Brushing - #health #naturalremedies - DontMesswithMama.com

Many people carefully tend to the skin on their face, regularly exfoliating, cleansing, and moisturizing. But when’s the last time you tended to the skin on the rest of your body? Your skin is your largest organ, after all, and there is one simple step you can add to your morning routine that can greatly improve its health – dry skin brushing.

Paleo Apple Pie Ice Pops + Purely Pops Frozen Treats Cookbook

Purely Pops Cookbook - DontMesswithMama.com

While summer is almost over, it’s still hot here in San Diego. And no matter how cool the weather gets, my kids still beg for yummy frozen treats. It could be the dead of winter (which can get to about 50 degrees where we live – yes, I know that’s still warm compared to where […]

7 Essential Oils for Back to School – From Preschool to College

Back to School with Essential Oils - Natural Kids Health - #essentialoils - DontMesswithMama.com

Pencils, notebooks, backpacks, lunch bags… it’s back-to-school time. Are you ready? I am! Because I’ve got my top 7 essential oils for back to school to help keep my kids healthy and ready for the classroom. I keep these oils well stocked in my holistic medicine kit. I regularly use these essential oils (where to buy high-quality […]

DIY Natural Diaper Balm Recipe with Lavender Oil

DIY Natural Diaper Balm Recipe with Lavender Oil - cheaper than store-bought diaper cream - #DIY #essentialoils - DontMesswithMama.com

Store-bought diaper creams are often made with petroleum-based products, harsh chemicals and other questionable ingredients. Make your own DIY Natural Diaper Balm with lavender essential oil. It’s cheaper and better for baby.

10 Easy DIY Skin Care Swaps – Affordable and Non-Toxic

10 Easy DIY Skin Care Swaps - Affordable and Non-Toxic #DIY #Beauty #essentialoils - DontMesswithMama.com

Great skin doesn’t have to cost a fortune. Ditch those expensive, toxic skincare products for good. Try these 10 easy DIY skin care swaps that are both affordable and non-toxic.

8 DIY Honey Facial Mask Recipes with Essential Oils

8 DIY Honey Facial Mask Recipes for All Skin Types - #DIY #Beauty #essentialoils - DontMesswithMama.com

Don’t waste money on expensive facial masks from the store. Make your own with simple ingredients in your kitchen. Check out these 8 DIY Honey Facial Masks with Essential Oils.

Artificial Food Dyes and Kids: Why Children Consume More Dyes Than You Think

How Much Artificial Dye is Really in Your Child's Food? It's Much Worse Than You Think #health #fooddye #kidshealth - DontMesswithMama.com

No doubt there’s a connection between food dyes and kids, including ADHD and hyperactivity. But did you know children consume more dyes thank you think?

6 Ingredients to Avoid in Sunscreens – Especially for Kids

6 Ingredients to Avoid in Sunscreens - Especially for Kids - #health #kidshealth #sunscreen - DontMesswithMama.com

Did you know many store-bought sunscreens contain toxic ingredients? Find out which 6 ingredients to avoid in sunscreens – especially for kids.

Are Your Hormones Out of Whack? Try This Hormone Test at Home

Are Your Hormones Out of Whack? Find out with this hormone test you can take at home #health #hormones #essentialoils - DontMesswithMama.com

Think your hormones are out of whack? Try this hormone test at home to find out. Plus, learn about natural solutions for hormone imbalances.

8 Health Benefits of Kissing

8 Health Benefits of Kissing #health - DontMesswithMama.com

Kissing not only feels good, it’s good for you. It helps to reduce stress, relieve cramps and PMS, lower cholesterol and much more. Read more to find out the 8 health benefits of kissing.

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