Typical of most mint family members, rosemary is rich in antibacterial essential oils providing wonderful support for the immune system. As a mom and preschool teacher I have seen plenty of kids come down with illness at the beginning of the school year. So why not give little immune systems some gentle support as the school year starts? Having a lovely action on the nervous system, rosemary simultaneously relaxes and refreshes an overwhelmed, tired mind as well as easing tension headaches. When your kiddos come home tired and exhausted from school offering them a nice cup of rosemary tea, relaxing foot bath or full body bath with rosemary in the tub will help them let go of the stress of the day and clear away muddled tiredness from their heads.Read More
This is our last week of camp for the summer and it is my absolute favorite because this week is all about taking care of a very special person ~ you!
Below you will find instructions for making some wonderful and fun to use herbal body care and teas, as well as some crafts ideas and activities for supporting healthy emotions. It's all about caring for your body inside and out with herbs and healthy choices. These activities are also great for those kiddos who are going back to school soon and might want a little extra support in getting ready for that exciting transition.Read More
Summer is in full swing. The days are hot and long beckoning forth lovely little plants everywhere! It is the perfect time for an adventure, to go searching for happy, lovely child-friendly herbs that are commonly growing this time of year.Read More
Our first week of camp finds us in the garden. After all, many of our plant friends live here as well as in fields and meadows, up on the mountains, in the forests and even by “the wayside” all around us in the city.Read More