Wordless Wednesday: Holistic Health

This week we asked: What does holistic healing look like?

(Read more about Holistic Health Practices on our resource page, and enjoy this week’s articles on holistic health.)

From Charise: Baby’s amber teething necklace takes the edge off of his molars coming in
— and he looks super cute in it!

Charise blogs at I Thought I Knew Mama.

Lani says, “Visiting a local organic farm picking our own blueberries.”

Lani blogs at BoobieTime.

From Jorje: The best thing for 1½-year-old Sasha’s roseola-induced fever was skin-to-skin contact
and all the breastmilk she wanted.

Sasha’s mommy blogs at Momma Jorje.

Amy experiences holistic health from the inside out through awareness, meditation, and energy healing. To her, these are all flavors of the same ice cream, coming through acknowledgment and recognition of the source of life. This picture shows Amy supporting inner healing when hurt arose in one of her children
— they generally find it soothing.

Amy blogs at Peace4Parents.

From Amy: When Daniel was having trouble with colic at seven weeks old, his momma Amy took him to have craniosacral therapy, which was quite helpful.

Amy blogs at Anktangle.

From Arpita: With the guidance of her Naturopathic Doctor, Arpita has a well stocked herbal medicine cabinet to support fertility and her general well-being by healing her whole system, instead of treating one element with a “band-aid solution.”

Arpita is dabbling in making her own natural soaps and shampoos to get away from the yucky chemicals in drugstore-brand soaps and shampoos, which can negatively affect overall health and fertility.

Arpita blogs at Up, Down & Natural.

Melissa says, “One of the ways we take care of our health is by cooking from scratch with organic ingredients whenever we can. A healthy diet is great preventative medicine! Here, 18-month-old Annabelle has sneaked onto the counter to snag her mama’s herbal tea at the end of a baking session. She’s quick!”

Annabelle’s mama, Melissa, blogs at The New Mommy Files.

Jennifer says, “Our family really depends on our chiropractor to help us live optimally. My boys jump right up on the table and trust Dr. Matt, even requesting a visit when they aren’t feeling their best (and sometimes just because).”

Jennifer blogs at True Confessions of a Real Mommy.

Tell us: What does holistic healing look like in your family?

Note: Families are free to choose the healthcare that is appropriate for them, and many of our readers choose holistic treatments as a personal decision. Nothing in NPN articles should be taken as medical advice or the final word on any topic. Please cross-check with your own intuition, child(ren), co-parent(s), other family members, community, research, experts, books, and healthcare professionals.

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