Some of you are aware that Sarah's baby is in the hospital right now with health complications.  Thank you for your prayers.  I'm sure Sarah will share more about that someday when she is ready.  I wrote this blog post last week before baby was admitted to the hospital, so this is in no way a passive-aggressive way of...
When we made the change from northern to southern Utah, we looked forward to the potential of having a "safe" home where our family could recover and heal from our mold exposure in our previous home.  Although it doesn't always take a lot of time for a person's body to be overwhelmed by mold toxins, it seems to take...

We’re Moving West

It's been a long, hard summer. After we took an eye-opening "mold sabbatical" to Utah, we returned to Illinois, embarking on the second greatest experiment of the summer - seeing how our bodies coped with being back in the Midwest.   Jotham saw the biggest gains when in the clean air of southern Utah. But he also took the biggest hits being...
Searching for an Air Purifier There are so many air purification methods out there, it's enough to make my head spin. I enjoy researching, studying and learning. But wading through the technical specifications & scientific studies can be exhausting. There are hydroxyl and ozone generators, ionizers, HEPA filters, photocatalytic oxidation (PCO) technology, UV lights, fogging protocols, chemical sprays, and more. Some units mitigate VOCs, most...
A Story of Rejection You may be familiar with the story from the Bible of Jesus spending time with his disciples when they walked by a man who had been blind from birth. With surprising efficiency, Jesus’ disciples quickly assessed the blind man’s physical and spiritual condition, and asked Jesus: “Who was it that sinned , this man or his parents?” Maybe you’ve...
This post may contain affiliate links. Halloween is Almost Here! October is almost halfway over, and the fall and winter holidays are quickly approaching!  I thought I would share a few fun options that I compiled for healthier Halloween alternatives. We do our best to avoid foods with artificial colors.  When our son was young, he would get chemical burn diaper rashes...