Five Tips to Make Bed Rest More Endurable

Sheltie sleeping with her owner

By Natalie, Editress of Visionary Womanhood Pregnant and on Bed Rest If you are currently on bed rest or have been on bed rest in the past, you know first hand how incredibly difficult it can be. You know how the hours drag by. You know the emotional roller coaster of having oodles of time […]

Gems in the Web 6/27/13 Fertility and Hormones


I’ll be 47 in November. My last baby was born a little over a year ago when I was 45. I nursed him until about two months ago, so my cycle was absent all last year due to nursing. But now it is absent for a new, unfamiliar (to me) reason. The Change. So I’ve […]

Baby-Led Weaning: A Simple Approach to Solid Food Introduction


By Contributing Writer, Tyanne Baby-Led Weaning Introduction Nourishing our children is a task I can safely say mothers do not take lightly.  I have memories of my own mother looking at me in horror as I left for school without eating breakfast—as if I had ripped out her heart and stomped on it.  To this day I hear worry […]

Help! Pregnancy is Making My Body Fall Apart!

Pregnant Asian mother and her son

I received the following e-mail recently: My husband and I are in the long slow process of changing our thinking about family size.  We are currently expecting our fifth little treasure, and we are so grateful, and excited.  And a little scared sometimes, too, haha.    Our oldest is 6.5, so we are still in […]

Gems in the Web: Health 2/22/13


This week some of our terrific contributors contributed…LINKS!  Here are some articles on THEIR blogs that deal with this subject of HEALTH: You may think that pregnancy just wears you down, but did you know that in some ways, pregnancy actually contributes to good health? Find out how to make homemade chicken broth in a […]

The Prosperity Gospel and Your Health

Golden Apple on the golden dollar coins. 3D rendering

By Contributing Writer, Tyanne The basic message of the prosperity gospel is this: Abundant faith in God will result in abundant material & physical blessings on this earth. Christian leaders like Kenneth Copeland, Creflo Dollar, Joel Osteen, and T.D. Jakes are promising health, wealth, and happiness to all those who are able to generate enough faith, control […]

My Biggest Health-Related Regret at Age 46

Young Woman Exercising Outdoors

By Natalie, Editress of Visionary Womanhood Paying the Price I’ve never really struggled with my weight.  Oh sure, after a pregnancy I need to lose some serious poundage, but by the time each of my nine babies were one, I was back to my pre-pregnancy weight of 125 pounds.  Nothing to complain about, and I’m […]

What Does Herbal Salve Have to Do With God?


Everything The entire world revolves around Him.  Just because that ancient Wemmick, Plato, philosophized that the sacred and the secular, the immaterial and the material, were completely separate entities, doesn’t mean it’s true.  But Wemmicks have been living split lives as a result ever since. (Learn more in the fascinating book, Total Truth.) You know…we’ve […]