"He causeth the grass to grow for food, and herb for the service of man: that he may bring forth food out of the earth; And wine that maketh glad the heart of man, and oil to make his face to shine, and bread which strengtheneth a man's heart." ~Psalm 104: 14-15

Saturday

4 Benefits of Herbs in Your Home with Your Daughters

Did you know it can be simple to spend less than an hour to inspire and enjoy your daughters?  You sure can! Including your girls in a special herbal project time can be very beneficial. 

 

How I Used an Hour in My Home: Herbs with One of the Girls


We spent an hour -or less- on this project. Started by looking through an herbal recipe e-book, picked a recipe that would help us that day, and then got out the herbs we found in the recipe. Celeste helped me mix up that herbal tea...



I let her have the fun of measuring and mixing; she really liked that! She made sure to double check amounts as she went on, using a separate dish to measure into - just in case - and then combined everything together by adding to our little jar, lidding and shaking.



Celeste helped me put together this tea blend from Herbal Nurturing.
Get the e-book by Michele Augur (of Frugal Granola), for details on amounts and herbs.


Four Benefits of Working with Herbs in My Home with one of the Girls:

  1. We got to spend some quality time together, working on a productive activity.
  2. She experienced accomplishment in a small-scale, fun way.
  3. She now has this sweet memory of working with herbs.
  4. Bed-time was easier for the little girls, knowing they'd get to taste "her" tea! 

"Her" tea to share with the little girls before bed.


Have You Spent a Great Time With Your Girls on an Herbal Project? Share in a comment below!



NOTE: see Tuesday's post for my list of "bed-time" herbs.

This post shared on: Natural Family Friday, The Art of Homemaking Mondays, Monday's Musings, Mama Moments, Capture Your Journey, Homemaking Link-up, Simple Lives Thursday ...

2 comments:

  1. Love this! Herbal projects is a fun way we do our mother and daughter time! It is so enjoyable, educational, memorable and productive! Thank you for sharing on the Art of Home-Making Mondays last week! Please join in again this week :)

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    1. Thanks! I've had such fun times with the girls. I'm glad you do too!

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