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Interested in partnering with Growing Up Herbal to reach thousands of like-minded natural folks? Terrific! Read on to learn all about your options. I can’t wait to work together! About Growing Up Herbal Growing Up Herbal is a lifestyle and inspiration blog that focuses on natural living and learning how to use herbs for health and wellness. It was established in late 2012 as a way to market Growing Up Herbal’s herbal skincare products and Etsy shop. In 2014, the Etsy shop closed, and the blog turned into a lifestyle blog and has been growing quickly ever since. The main focus is embracing a natural lifestyle filled with beauty and creativity, and readers can expect weekly postings on seasonal real food recipes, herbal remedies, DIY natural skin care, non-toxic living and DIY household cleaners, tips on raising children naturally, DIY art and craft projects, gardening, wildcrafting and foraging for wild foods and herbs, favorite products and companies for natural living, and more! If you feel your blog or business is a good fit, I’d LOVE to partner with you!   How We Can Work Together For information on blog statistics and pricing for the below options, please email me at meagan (at) growingupherbal (dot) com for my media kit. Product Features If you would like to have a physical product showcased on GUH (mentioned in a blog post or used in...

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A Natural Approach to Itchy Skin in Dogs

Our dog, a mixed breed we rescued from the shelter 9 years ago, has had recurring skin issues for the last several years. When the itching flairs up, she is one miserable pup. I can hear her whining and biting at her skin. She rubs herself on anything that will scratch the itch, so much so that she bleeds and her hair comes out in clumps. She licks herself constantly, and her mood is somber. In the past, we’ve tried different things to help.  First, we took her to the vet. The closest veterinarian is a good ole’ country...

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Phototoxic Essential Oils: What You Need To Know

I’ll admit it. When I first started using essential oils, I thought because they were “natural,” they were safe. I did very little research on them other than looking into the basics of how to use them. Thankfully, I mostly used them in homemade cleaning products and DIY skin care recipes, so most times they were properly diluted. No unfortunate peppermint bath experiences here, thank goodness! Over the years, I’ve become a bit of a stickler for safe essential oil use, especially now that I know more about them. Essential oils are concentrated and strong. Not only that, but...

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My Top 10 Most Used Essential Oils

Essential oils have been a part of my life for almost a decade. Looking back, I can see that this area is one I have grown in quite a bit over the years. I’ve gone from knowing nothing about essential oils and using them based off of the advice of online friends (oftentimes, incorrectly!) to having a decent essential oil knowledge base and using them on a regular basis in my home and in my family’s wellness protocols. Whether I’m diffusing an oil, adding it to a skin care recipe, or using it for some health benefit—essential oils are an...

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How To Balance Self-Love With Loving Others This Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is less than two weeks away, and the topic of love is in there air. While Valentine’s Day is one of my favorite holidays, this year, I’m approaching it a bit differently. Sure I’ll be making Cousin’s Valentine’s Day gift bags with the boys, whipping up a batch of Raw Maca & Ginseng Aphrodisiac Truffles, and soaking in some Romantic Herbal Bath Blend. I’m even going to take the time to smell the roses (granted my husband buys me some!!). But this year, in these very early days of spring and in this year of connecting with...

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Natural Tips For Growing Kids With Stinky Feet (Plus, DIY Stinky Feet Shoe Powder)

Growing up, I don’t remember anyone in my family having stinky feet. I didn’t, my mom didn’t, my dad didn’t — at least, not that I knew of. I mean, I knew that wearing shoes with no socks would make your feet stink, but since none of us did that, it wasn’t something I was exposed to. I guess you could say I was oblivious to stinky feet. However, as I got older, I caught on to the supposed fact that most guys had stinky feet. I remember the guys at school joking about how badly their feet stank,...

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6 Ways I Use Holiday Essential Oils During Winter

The winter season is the perfect time to slow down, to nourish your body and mind, and to make beautiful memories with loved ones. During the winter months, I find myself at home much more than I am during other seasons, which I sometimes find hard to believe because I feel like I spend a lot of time at home already! During this time, we do what we can to cut down on outside commitments so we can spend more time together as a family. Because my kids and I spend so much time at home during the winter,...

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How To Approach Ear Infections Naturally

Because ear infections are a common occurrence during childhood, I consider myself very blessed that not one of my four kids has ever been diagnosed with one. Any time they’ve complained of an earache, I immediately approached the situation as if it were an actual ear infection — only from a natural perspective.  In this post, I want to talk a bit about acute ear infections, how you can approach ear infections naturally at home, and when it’s time to go see a doctor. Ear Infections 101 Ear infections can be caused by bacteria or a virus (Normandin &...

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I’m Meagan, a registered nurse turned herbalist, and I want to live life naturally. Follow along as my husband and I and our four sons figure out what natural living looks like for our family. And of course, I’d love for you to join me on this journey, too! There’s nothing better than having a good hiking buddy with a compass!

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