There are many different immune-boosting vitamin, mineral and herbal remedies available.  The nutrients listed below play a key role to assist your child’s recovery from infection, or will help to support their immunity to stop them getting sick in the first place.  Next time your child feels unwell, this is our list of recommended supplements to have on hand and ready to use in your natural medicine toolkit. Natural Medicine to the Rescue Zinc When your child has a zinc deficiency the immune system cannot work at its optimal best, making it difficult to fight off common bacterial and viral infections.   Children with low levels of...

If you want to boost your child's immune system to help their body fight off illnesses. Follow these lifestyle and dietary changes to strengthen their immunity naturally. Plenty of sleep Not getting enough sleep is linked to a higher susceptibility of catching bacterial and viral infections. Adequate rest helps to strengthen the immune system naturally and if your child is sick they may need extra. If your child is having trouble sleeping ensure they have a regular nighttime routine such as warm bath, reading a book and are away from screens for 2 hours before bedtime. Eat more...

If you love the feeling of soft clothes and cuddly towels, using fabric softeners in your wash is one way to get your laundry fluffy and fragrant. Fabric softeners are traditionally applied to laundry during the rinse cycle and are designed to stay on your clothing, towels and sheets. This helps to explain why towels are less-absorbent, it's because of the chemical residue. When these fabrics come into contact with your child's skin, the chemicals are slowly absorbed into the layers of the skin where they not only can cause skin irritation but also enter Into the...

Gut healing bone broth is to enjoy from the age of 6+ months. It's super easy to make by simmering the bones and connective tissue of animals. This highly nutritious stock is commonly used in soups, sauces and gravies, but can also be added to veggie purees, smoothies, popsicles, scrambled eggs, or add a sneaky mouth full to their bottle. Bone broth can be made from all sorts of animal bones including pork, beef, lamb, chicken or fish. How to Store bone Broth Prepare bone broth regularly and always have it on hand in the...