How to Avoid Damaging UV Rays Without Living in the Basement

Life on Earth as we know it couldn’t exist without the ultraviolet (UV) rays provided by the sun. In addition to the vital role the sun plays in the food chain by providing energy for plant life, UV light is important for human beings in helping produce vitamin D in the body. However, as anyone … Continue reading How to Avoid Damaging UV Rays Without Living in the Basement

Best Tips to Keep Kids Healthy Naturally This Summer

Are Your Blonds Looking a Little Green? When the heavy metal content of your swimming pool rises, the excess copper in the water can turn blond hair green. Don’t fret; just dissolve 1 teaspoon of Catie’s Vitamin C Powder in a pint-sized spray bottle. Spray it all over, rub in, and rinse after fifteen minutes. Prevent … Continue reading Best Tips to Keep Kids Healthy Naturally This Summer

Natural Sunscreens: Carefree Fun in the Summer Sun

“Summer Afternoon: To me those have always been the two most beautiful words in the English Language.” Henry James Summer has always been my favorite time of year. I feel giddy and free: ready to drop everything for a spontaneous gathering, a delicious swim in the ocean, or a sunset music festival. It must be … Continue reading Natural Sunscreens: Carefree Fun in the Summer Sun

Solutions for Seasonal Health Hazards

by Lynn Gamwell Get Set for Spring The buds are bursting into bloom, and the world is coming back to life as warm weather approaches. Spring and summer are the times we all long for with thoughts of outdoor fun, gatherings with our favorite people, and perhaps even some vacation travel. But just as the … Continue reading Solutions for Seasonal Health Hazards

Safe Summer Sun Protection

What could be better than a warm summer day spent by the lake, at the beach, or on the water? With the kids home from school and the long hours of daylight, summer is the perfect time to be outdoors soaking up the sun. However, no one wants to head home with a sunburn! Not … Continue reading Safe Summer Sun Protection