Make Herbal Tinctures and Extracts | The Family That Heals Together
I recently shared on Instagram that I was making some herbal extracts and many of you expressed that you’d love to learn how, too! Rest assured, it is ridiculously easy to make herbal tinctures and extracts, and will save you tons of money in the long run. What are herbal tinctures […]

Make Herbal Tinctures and Extracts: The Simple, Frugal Solution for ...


What Are Fat Bombs? The Yummy, Healing Treat You Should Be Eating! | The Family That Heals Together
I think we are all over the notion now that eating fat makes you fat. Right? Mmmkay. So, since that’s out of the way, let me tell you more about why you should be eating fat, lots of it, and how fat bombs can help you do that. What are […]

What Are Fat Bombs? The Yummy, Healing Treat You Should ...


3 Questions We Should Be Asking About the Baby With Chicken Pox | The Family That Heals Together 9
You may have seen a post floating around Facebook showing a baby with chicken pox [aka varicella]. His mother, Kayley Burke, calls any parent who chooses not to vaccinate a “bloody idiot.” She says “vaccinate your kids people,” citing her son’s horrible secondary infection as the reason parents should vaccinate against chicken […]

3 Questions We Should Be Asking About The Baby with ...



Why We All Have a Brock Turner Problem | The Family That Heals Together
I hadn’t kept up with the story much. Brock Turner… star swimmer… Stanford… But browsing the news on Monday, it caught my attention: 6 months for rape. 3 years probation. And I thought “something’s not right here.” I thought it must not have been as bad as it sounds. But […]

Why Brock Turner is Everyone’s Problem


How to Brew Kombucha: Growing a Scoby | The Family That Heals Together 8
When we first began drinking kombucha, my kids hated it. I had to force them to take little sips, but I was determined to get those good gut bugs in them! Once I started making it myself, however, my kids loved it! Before long, I couldn’t keep up with their ‘boocha […]

How to Brew Kombucha: Growing a Scoby


When Marriage is Hard | The Family That Heals Together
How is it that the thing that’s supposed to bring us the most joy, that we wait our whole lives for, that we dream about from the time we’re little girls, can cause us so much pain? You find the right guy and you think life is going to be […]

When Marriage is Hard (but you can make it easier)



Lacto-Fermented Strawberry Lemonade | The Family That Heals Together
It’s barbecue weather, officially! Our family loves any excuse to grill out, and my boys get so excited when I make special drinks to enjoy on the side of a yummy meal. I’ve finally gotten back to brewing kombucha, and they adore it, but homemade lemonade is a favorite, too. Add […]

Lacto-Fermented Strawberry Lemonade


Why Joy Is More Important to Your Health Than Food | The Family That Heals Together 4
I love Megan’s message of choosing joy over the stress of a perfect diet… heck, I’ve been eating all sorts of things I never thought I’d eat again, and not only has my health not suffered, but I’ve gotten a great sense of joy from relaxing about food. It doesn’t […]

Why Joy is More Important to Your Health than Food


Do You Have Dirty Diaper Faith? | The Family That Heals Together 4
Ew. The stench hits me as my toddler looks up at me, arms stretched upward, and says “mom, hold me?” I laugh and tell him cuddles will come as soon as that dirty diaper gets changed! With only one little in diapers right now, I can’t complain too much, but dirty […]

Do You Have Dirty Diaper Faith?



Gouda, Bacon and Basil Stuffed Pork Chops | The Family That Heals Together
I really love when Mr. Incredible goes to the grocery store. Not only does he usually bring something home that I normally wouldn’t buy (and then eat guilt-free… hey, I didn’t buy it!), but sometimes he brings home things that are downright magical. Like the gouda stuffed pork chops he brought […]

Gouda, Bacon and Basil Stuffed Pork Chops