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Category: Dr. Mom


Sing-a-long First Aid for Kids: RICE it!

Sing-a-long with Arwen & Skully the Skeleton to learn about what to do when you get a boo-boo.

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Celebrate Mother’s Day at the Homestead!

We love our Mountain Mamas – some of the hardest working mamas around. We chop wood, drag slash, carry water, and clean out the privy. Fa real, it’s hard work and we love it. So, with all the depths of…

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7 Natural Remedies for the Flu

Public health officials base their forecast on the Southern Hemisphere’s flu season from the previous summer – and they’re all saying THIS winter’s flu forecast is worse than usual. That’s also how they usually develop the current years’ vaccine –…

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Watch this 2 minute video, learn how to make homemade cough syrup!

Favorite thing about the Holistic Homestead #67: We are more interested in EMPOWERING YOU to take charge of your health with simple, DIY, all natural remedies – than in making money from our products (we are a nonprofit, after all)!…

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10 ways to teach Compassion to Kids

Way #1: Recognize (and appreciate!) that our kids are actually here to teach compassion to US boring, jaded, and temperamental adults. (I’m talking about myself here…mostly…)

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Natural interventions for Viral Gastroenteritis

Wait…wait! Don’t skip this one right away. You’re probably thinking, what the heck is “viral gastroenteritis” and “why should I care?” Basically, this is really bad diarrhea with vomiting, which are common symptoms of the stomach flu, but it can…

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Life with Hirschsprung’s Disease: Relapse & Setbacks

Sometimes I don’t even have the will to write. All I can do is cry and pray, and try to be strong for my little one who lives with Hirschsprung’s Disease (HD). 

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Hirschsprung Disease: It’s all about the poop

When my son was first diagnosed with HD (Hirschsprung Disease) I had never heard of it. In fact, it’s rare enough that most of the general public, and even a good deal of medical professionals have never studied or encountered…

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And our #1 most popular post is…

The Holistic Homestead.org is way more than a blog – it’s a resource. We have cataloged literally hundreds of articles covering everything from health policy, the vaccine debate, herbalism, spirituality and health, and first aid…if there’s a topic that intersects…

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Raritan Pharma voluntarily recalls Homeopathic Products

A large manufacturer of Homeopathic remedies has recently recalled three specific products from markets nationwide: Kids teething tablets, Kids Ear Relief Liquid, and Kids Ear Relief Oral Liquid. The reason for the recall is one ingredient in these homeopathic preparations:…

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