Katie Wells aka Wellness Mama (IG: @wellnessmama) is a wife and mom of six, as well as an award-winning blogger, author, podcaster, and real food crusader. Her mission with WellnessMama.com is to provide simple answers for healthier families through practical tips, real food recipes, natural beauty and cleaning tutorials, natural remedies, and more.
Katie’s latest book is The Wellness Mama 5-Step Lifestyle Detox.
In this episode, we discuss:
- The walk that changed Katie’s life
- Experiencing a myriad of health issues
- The story behind Wellness Mama
- Why it took 8 doctors before Katie was diagnosed with Hashimoto’s disease
- Be active in your health care decisions
- Remove dangerous oils and artificial foods from your diet
- How to reduce plastic use in your home
- Addressing the mental & emotional side of Hashimoto’s
- Systematize your life
- Navigating pregnancy with Hashimoto’s
- Create a team culture within your family
- What to feed your baby first
- Katie’s approach to family mealtime
- Educate your children on choices
- When to introduce solid foods to babies
- Weaning & breastfeeding
- Homeschooling methods
- Why play is important for kids and their mental health
- Removing exposure to chemicals in your home
- Save money by making your own household cleaners
- Benefits of growing your own food
- Grounding & forest bathing
- Kids & technology
- Be efficient with work
- Finding your own way
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254: Sarah Ballantyne – Pregnancy And Hypothyroidism • Reintroductions On AIP • The Cruciferous Vegetable Myth
251: Dr. Sarah Buckley – Gentle Birth, Gentle Mothering • Preconception Planning • The Role Of Oxytocin
146: Meghan Telpner & Josh Gitalis – Create Your Ultimate Healthy Home
053: Julie Piatt – The Warrior Path | Unschooling | The Importance Of Spiritual Connection
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