The Ant and the Grasshopper

“The Ant and the Grasshopper”

One bright day in late autumn, a family of ants were bustling about in the warm sunshine, drying out the grain they had stored up during the summer, when a starving grasshopper, his fiddle under his arm, came up and humbly begged for a bite to eat.

“What?” cried the ants in surprise. “Haven't you stored anything away for the winter? What in the world were you doing all last summer?”

“I didn't have time to store up any food,” whined the grasshopper. “I was so busy making music that before I knew it, the summer was gone.”

The ants shrugged their shoulders in disgust. “Making music, were you?” they cried. “Very well; now dance.”

They turned their backs on the grasshopper and went on with their work. (more…)

All the Cool Kids Are Doing It

Birgit Calabrese

Once upon a time, there was a woman who wanted to raise her children without synthetic drugs and antibiotics.

She wanted them to grow up as independent thinkers.

She wanted to teach them to become “doers” instead of being helpless and waiting for someone else to take care of them. (more…)

Swimming Upstream


Joette Calabrese


Yep! That’s me in that picture — that little head bobbing in the water. You could say it’s my idea of social distancing! (more…)

Don’t Look if You’re Squeamish

Joette Calabrese


Worldwide — to the exclusion of almost everything else — we have focused our attention on COVID-19 and its worldwide rippling effects.

But what we’ve not seriously considered are the unintended consequences caused by the shutdown during the pandemic! (more…)

I Am Having Revolutionary Thoughts

Joette Calabrese


After all, today in the U.S., we celebrate our independence, which was hard-won 200+ years ago.

Now, two centuries later, we live in a time of over-reaching government mandates on how we are to live our lives, on what determines health and on how health ought to be addressed. (more…)

Do Something Important for Father’s Day

Joette Calabrese


News flash!

You’d better sit down:

Men are different than women. (Shocking, I know.)

They can lose weight more readily than women. (I hate that part.) 

They're keener on things, while women are more interested in people. (more…)

How to Get to Carnegie Hall

Joette Calabrese

You’ve heard the old joke, “How do you get to Carnegie Hall?”


Well, homeopathy requires practice — and patience — as well. (more…)

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Joette’s Materia Medica

I designed it especially to provide a framework to guide you through your remedy choices. It is perfect for busy mothers and others who love curing their families themselves.

Protect Yourself from the Flu

Deal with the flu without drugs and expensive commercial products.

Combo Pack: Top 7 Products

Go from clueless to clued-in…in the fastest way possible.

Cell Salts: Learn Homeopathy at Home

The easiest, safest and most inexpensive way to treat your whole family.

Homeopathy in First Aid

Learn to choose the correct homeopathic remedy to give on the way to the emergency room or better yet,
avoid the trip altogether.

Cure Yourself and Your Family with Homeopathy

Homeopathy is inexpensive, non-invasive and profoundly curative.

Secret Spoonfuls: Confessions of a Sneaky Mom with Kid Pleasing Recipes – CD & Booklet

Boost and maintain optimum health with simple foods, instead of vitamin pills.

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