My Mom's Kitchen Table Wisdom ~ Healthy Family Healthy Home

It was so amazing to me! My Mom became so smart the older I became.   When I was a teenager I had no idea the wisdom that my Mother carried within.   She was always offering her healthy tips, and when I became a Mother myself, I really began to listen ...finally!  Can you relate?

My Mom's Kitchen Table Wisdom is a series of blog posts where I will share the wisdom on how to handle the boo-boos of life that my Mother shared with me at our Kitchen Table.   They have quite literally been lifesavers for my family, and I offer them to you with the joy that my Mother offered them to me.

First Up  ~ The power of the Salt of our earth home.

Whenever our family had a cold or a sore throat, my Mom would have us gargle with warm saltwater.    The warm salt water would soothe our sore-throats and offer relief.   Salt, in ancient times, was used as a disinfectant.

Viruses are believed to hang out in your throat for four days before they go into your...

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The Power of Nature ~ House Plants to Treat Depression and Anxiety

Spending time outside in nature has been my favorite place to go to feel rejuvenated since I was a small child.  I just knew instinctively that when I would go outside to play a game, take a walk or spend time sitting on my front porch (like I am doing right now) that I would feel calmer, peaceful, centered and present to the moment.   

Throughout the ages, wisdom holders have shared with us the importance of spending time in nature to settle our body and minds so that we may hear the whispers of our soul.  Then we can open our hearts and listen to the truth that is trying to get our attention.   Time spent in nature is a wonderful way to calm the stress that in our modern world we can tend to carry in our bodies.   

Technology in today's world is a wonderful blessing.  I am writing this right now on a computer, and I will send it to a website where you will most likely access the blog post on your computer or mobile phone.   Amazing...

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How to Walk on Sunshine & Water!

A dream of mine as a child is that I wanted to walk on water.   You know if Jesus could do it then why couldn't  I.   He even said these things I do you can do and greater.  That was all I needed to hear to start me on the adventure of trying to accomplish walking on water, just like Jesus.

Eureka, I knew I had found the answer to my self-imposed challenge to walk on water.  It arrived in my mailbox and was right there waiting for me inside a spring catalog that was full of all kinds of goodies promising loads of summer fun.   I was amazed to discover that they had just the tool I needed to accomplish my water-walking desire.  They had big inflatable feet that you were supposed to put on your own feet, and you would be able to walk on water.  We are talking they are some big shoes!

 Look out, I'm coming for you, Jesus!   My birthday was in the summer, so you know exactly what the first item on my birthday list was...Water...

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