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kulamama

Ventura, California
Heather Haynes, MA, is a writer and health educator working in the field of holistic health and nutrition.  She is passionate about the health and wellness of children and believes there are many building blocks to our health including;  food, air, water, and movement.  She is... Full Bio
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Homemade Beeswax Candles by kulamama Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Like it? Share it! Some days it ain’t easy being a non-toxic mama.  It often feels like I’m the biggest Debbie DOWNER when it comes to products in the home ... Read on »
Your Non-toxic Beauty Gift List by kulamama Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Like it? Share it! For the woman in your life who values both beauty AND non-toxic living, I’ve got a few shopping ideas for you this year.  I hope my husb ... Read on »
Black Friday SALE! by kulamama Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Like it? Share it! It’s the most wonderful time of the year! And of course I’m talking about Black Friday!  We all love a deal so I have teamed up with ... Read on »
10 Non-Toy Gifts for Kids by kulamama Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Like it? Share it! 10 Non-Toy Gifts for Kids  My kids LOVE gifts.  They talk about what they want for Christmas all the time.  To keep things orderly t ... Read on »
Homemade Holiday Gift Ideas by kulamama Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Like it? Share it! I currently have coconut oil and cinnamon sticks in the crock pot and you know what that means!  I’m prepping my ingredients to make an ... Read on »
How to give your beauty care products a DETOX. by kulamama Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Like it? Share it! How to give your beauty care products a DETOX. I talk a lot about how to clean and green your child’s life here on Kula Mama. From c ... Read on »
Orange Creamsicle Smoothie by kulamama Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Like it? Share it! At both my children’s schools there are several viruses (and one a dreaded stomach bug) making the rounds.  UGH.  Viruses are a part of ... Read on »
Homemade Tinted Peppermint Lip Balm by kulamama Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Like it? Share it! It’s about this time of year that I start gathering my ideas for homemade gifts to give during the holiday season.  With both kids in sc ... Read on »
Win a KIDSCOUNTER Bath Collection by kulamama Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Like it? Share it!   For October I’m giving away something special in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness month.  In the 1960’s only 1 in 20 women was dia ... Read on »
5 Healthy Candy Swaps for Halloween by kulamama Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Like it? Share it! 5 Healthy Candy Swaps for Halloween It’s Halloween time again!  This month I’ll be purchasing some candy to hand out to all the prin ... Read on »
3 Reasons to Ditch the UNhealthy GOLDFISH CRACKERS. by kulamama Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Like it? Share it! 3 Reasons to Ditch the UNhealthy GOLDFISH CRACKERS A few weeks ago my son’s school sent home a request for families to donate boxes ... Read on »
Healthy Hot Chocolate with Protein and Superfood Boosters! by kulamama Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Like it? Share it! If there’s one thing that reminds my kids of fall (which let’s be real…fall just gets them closer to Christmas, the real goal!) it’s hot c ... Read on »
8 Ways to Keep Kids Healthy This Winter by kulamama Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Like it? Share it! 8 Ways to Keep Kids Healthy This Winter Cold and flu season. It’s a parent’s worst nightmare.  The media is already ... Read on »
The Secret Unhealthy Ingredient in Crackers (and a recipe that will save the day!) by kulamama Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Like it? Share it! As I was baking a batch of homemade crackers the other day my 2 year old came wandering into the kitchen… nose in the air…”Mama, what DA ... Read on »
Natural Remedies for the FLU! by kulamama Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Like it? Share it! Well, school is officially IN session and you know what that means, right?  Cold and flu season is about to begin.  Our family suffered ... Read on »
And the WINNER IS…. by kulamama Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Like it? Share it! A winner has been chosen in my GREAT BIG back to school giveaway. And the WINNER IS….Christina S.!!! Congratulati ... Read on »
5 Reasons to Ditch Store Bought Baby Food (even Organic) for Healthier Kids. by kulamama Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Like it? Share it! People are surprised to learn that I made both my babies homemade baby food from scratch.  “You mean you cook 3 MEALS A DAY?!!”  They as ... Read on »
Super Simple DIY Spray Deodorant by kulamama Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Like it? Share it! Super Simple DIY Spray Deodorant Making my own deodorant has been a long and winding road.  I grew up using a certain well known ant ... Read on »
DIY Spray Deodorant with Magnesium by kulamama Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Like it? Share it! DIY Spray Deodorant with Magnesium Making my own deodorant has been a long and winding road.  I grew up using a certain well known a ... Read on »
Fall Detox Giveaway! by kulamama Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Like it? Share it! It’s that time of year again, the beginning of school, the air is turning crisp with hints of fall and it’s time to start thinking about ... Read on »