Motherhood

How to Do Housework When You’re Exhausted from Autoimmune Disease
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How to Do Housework When You’re Exhausted from Autoimmune Disease

Tired all the time due to your autoimmune disease? Here are our best tips for managing housework and chores while battling chronic fatigue & exhaustion. What does peanut butter and jelly, and autoimmune disease paired with no energy, have in common? WARNING: Dad joke imminent… They always go together! Get it?! (I know it’s not…

How to Support a Chronically Ill Spouse Who Has Autoimmune Disease
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How to Support a Chronically Ill Spouse Who Has Autoimmune Disease

Supporting a chronically ill spouse who has an autoimmune disease can be quite the challenge for a relationship. Learn 5 inspiring ways to turn the challenge into a reward. Did you know that people who write on blogs aren’t perfect? Take me for instance, I screw things up all the time, especially when it comes…

How We’re Raising Our Kids Differently (As 2 Parents with Autoimmune Disease)

How We’re Raising Our Kids Differently (As 2 Parents with Autoimmune Disease)

Between the Hashimoto’s Disease (me) and the Celiac Disease (Frank, my husband), and the Rheumatoid Arthritis, Crohn’s, Vitiligo, and Grave’s Disease within our extended families, many people just assume that our kids are destined for a life of autoimmune disease. I’ll admit. It’s a hefty genetic history to pass on to our tiny babes. Take me back…

Homeopathy for Beginners: What is Homeopathy?
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Homeopathy for Beginners: What is Homeopathy?

What is homeopathy? A beginner’s guide to the basic principles behind this fascinating, safe, and effective system of medicine. I’ll admit, the first time I Googled “What is Homeopathy?”, I read a couple of articles, had a good laugh, and then moved on. It sounded absolutely ridiculous. I was under the impression that homeopathy was…

Why We Choose to Prevent Autoimmune Disease in Our Children
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Why We Choose to Prevent Autoimmune Disease in Our Children

“Are you going to feed your baby gluten?” Out of all the questions to ask a pregnant woman, you wouldn’t believe this is the one I was asked most. I suppose this makes sense… I don’t eat gluten after all. Neither does my husband, Frank. He has an autoimmune condition called Celiac Disease that damages…

DIY Diaper Balm to Prevent Diaper Rash [Cloth Diaper Safe]
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DIY Diaper Balm to Prevent Diaper Rash [Cloth Diaper Safe]

An easy, all-purpose DIY Diaper Balm to prevent diaper rash. This diaper balm is perfect for even the most sensitive skin and is filled with simple ingredients to help soothe sore skin from diaper rash. About 6 weeks after our daughter was born, she developed a nasty diaper rash that did not seem to let…