Tag: Health

Health

Articles with the tag “Health” at Homestead Lady will be those we feel will help you build a good foundation of health and healing for you and your family.  These articles could include recipes, how-to’s, DIYs and even prose posts replete with tips and encouragement that chronicle our own journey with health and healing.

The Do It Yourself Homestead l The book of self sufficient living l Helps you homestead wherever you are l Homestead Lady (.com)

The Do It Yourself Homestead

The Do It Yourself Homestead l The book of self sufficient living l Helps you homestead wherever you are l Homestead Lady (.com)The Do It Yourself Homestead is your homesteading manual.  Do you lie awake at night, wondering how to make your family more self-sufficient in an uncertain world?  Are you fearful and wondering how you are going to make it through to your homesteading dreams with your current finances?  Are you wanting to gather your family together, as opposed to watching them drift apart, distracted by the siren call of the modern lifestyle?  Are you wanting to feel more prepared for any eventuality so that you no longer experience fear when reading the newspaper?  Are you wondering how to expand your homesteading efforts while still maintaining the rest of your life?

Maybe you’ve considered homesteading, but you’re stuck in an apartment, and don’t even know where to begin.

Never fear, The Do It Yourself Homestead is here!

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Special Needs Kids on the Homestead l How the Homestead Can Help Raise Happy Special Needs Kids l Homestead Lady (.com)

Special Needs Kids on the Homestead

Special Needs Kids on the Homestead l How the Homestead Can Help Raise Happy Special Needs Kids l Homestead Lady (.com)All homestead kids are special, but can the homestead provide specific help raising our special needs kids?  Join me as I talk to two special needs homesteading moms about their methods, ideas and special helps.  You CAN raise happy, special needs kids on your land – in fact, you’re especially well situated to do so! Continue reading “Special Needs Kids on the Homestead”

Homesteading Books for Beginners Recommendations l Homestead Lady (.com)

Homesteading Books: Beginning Basics

Homesteading Books for Beginners Recommendations l Homestead Lady (.com)Ready to start homesteading but don’t know where to begin?  Are you a city kid like me and have to learn all your homesteading skills from scratch?  I am genuinely excited to share these homesteading titles with you as you begin your journey towards self-sufficiency.  Books are among my greatest, most effective homestead mentors.  Even after homesteading for a number of years, I’m still collecting great books. Continue reading “Homesteading Books: Beginning Basics”

KonMari for Homestead Families l Advice, to-do's and a free download checklist l Homestead Lady.com

KonMari for Homestead Families

Have you heard of the KonMari method of downsizing and de-cluttering your home made famous by Marie Kondo’s book, The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up?  Can her methods work for those of us on the homestead?  What about those of us with kids and real-life messes?  KonMari for Homestead Families l Advice, to-do's and a free download checklist l Homestead Lady.com

 

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Herbal Education for Kids l Recommended resources and tips l Homestead Lady.com

Herbal Education for Kids

Herbal Education for Kids l Recommended resources and tips l Homestead Lady.comI’m always looking for good resources for teaching children about herbs and herbal medicine.  We grow herbs and make herbal medicines and the kids are involved in all that; it’s so vital to their education and appreciation of the healing power of plants.  I also need fun, creative ways to formally teach principles.  Here are some of our favorite herbal education resources for children.

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Cloth Diapers 101 Troubleshooting l Four common cloth diaper problems and what to do l Homestead Lady (.com)

Cloth Diapers 101: Troubleshooting

Are you struggling to make your cloth diapers work for you?  Are they leaking, stinking or otherwise making it difficult to use them?  In this post we troubleshoot four common cloth diaper problems.  Hopefully some of what we’ve learned will be useful to you here at cloth diapers 101.Cloth Diapers 101 Troubleshooting l Four common cloth diaper problems and what to do l Homestead Lady (.com) Continue reading “Cloth Diapers 101: Troubleshooting”

5 Eco Friendly Products for the Home and Family l Green the homestead with these non=plastic products l Homestead Lady.com

5 Eco Friendly Products – Bottoms Up!

 

5 Eco Friendly Products for the Home and Family l Green the homestead with these non=plastic products l Homestead Lady.comWe finally made the switch from plastic baby bottles to glass ones!  We still have an commercial plastic bottle kicking around here that we use occasionally, but we’ve really liked having more eco friendly products around for Little Miss.  Turns out, upon doing some research, there are several items we use all the time that can be switched out for greener options – especially those for drinking! Continue reading “5 Eco Friendly Products – Bottoms Up!”

Cloth Diapering l Why I quit and why I kept going l Troubleshooting and realities l Hometead Lady

Cloth Diapering: Why I Ditched Cloth Diapers

Yeah, dumped ’em.  No pun intended.  Stopped the madness of leaks and rashes.  Went cold turkey on the whole cloth diaper grind.  I still had them tucked away in my emergency preparedness boxes, but I was done using them!  Then…I took them up again.  Baby girl got older, I slept more and the whole thing didn’t seem like such a mess.  We started figuring out the kinks and I tried different systems.  And then, I quit again.  So, more for me than you, here are a few things I learned about cloth diapering. Cloth Diapering l Why I quit and why I kept going l Troubleshooting and realities l Hometead Lady Continue reading “Cloth Diapering: Why I Ditched Cloth Diapers”