School-time flu season once all the kids are in close quarters, the summer cold that hits exhausted little bodies full of popsicles and fun - illness is never preferable, but it always seems to hit at the worst times. Who wants to miss the big field trip or stay home sniffling when their friends are out playing? And when a the mamas and papas have several children, you just know that one child sick means it will make the rounds. Thankfully, there are a few tools we can use for building kids’ immune systems so they can better avoid or fight sickness when exposed.
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Thyme for their lungs, thyme for their sore throats, thyme for their colds.
I find myself incorporating lots of thyme–and time–into my herbal practice. After working with my own family and midwifery families, I began to realize the remarkable benefits thyme has to offer to our children.Continue reading