Essentials Awards: Kids' Everyday Remedies

When feeling better can't happen fast enough


Traditional Medicinals “Just For Kids” Organic Tummy Comfort Tea is made especially for your child. Children’s bodies need special attention and care. This tea is made to be safe for your child with mild herbs in child-size amounts that will help relax your child’s digestive system.

Boiron Children’s Chestal Honey and Arnicare Gel are homeopathic remedies. Chestal Honey eases coughs and makes them more productive. Arnica gel relieves muscle pain and stiffness. 

Similasan Children’s Earache Relief help clear water trapped in ears and reduces that clogged sensation. Homeopathic ingredients help stimulate the body's natural ability to soothe and decrease the ear's sensitivity to water, cold, and drafts.

Hyland's Baby Teething Tablets are a homeopathic combination of natural ingredients. Relieve the restlessness, peevish whining, and irritability that accompany infant teething. Hyland’s soft-dissolving Baby Teething Tablets use microdoses of natural medicines that support dentition and ease pain.

Bach Kids’ Rescue Remedy contains Dr. Edward Bach's original blend of five individual flower remedies in a non-drowsy, alcohol-free formula just for children.

Badger Night-Night Balm is a natural sleep balm designed for children, to help ease younger minds into the magical realm of the sleep world. For this kid-friendly formula, essential oils that are known to be especially beneficial for children are used, helping them unwind naturally after a busy day of learning and growing.

Kuumba Made Herbal Healing Salve is a powerful blend of herbs that assists healing for a wide range of skin ailments. It helps relieve irritation caused by bites, burns, itching and rashes, including diaper rash. It quenches dry skin, soothes eczema, and reduces pain and irritation caused by hemorrhoids.


Meet the Moms

Chief Content Officer and Strategist Johanna Arnone is mom to Stella, 2. "We've used a combo of cloth and eco-conscious disposable diapers. I'm a fan of FuzziBunz and Nature BabyCare." 

Sales Coordinator Ashley Dunk is mom to Louis, 1. "I love California Baby Calming Shampoo and Bodywash. We switched from a conventional brand and never looked back." 

Western Advertising Director Shannon Dunn-Delgado is mom to Liliana, 5, and Tavio, 4. "We always have HEEL Traumeel on hand for boo-boos."

Executive Director of Retail Sales and Marketing Anna Johnston is mom to Lila, 3. "Fairly traded Alaffia Everyday Shea Bath and Newton Homeopathics Complexes for Kids are two of our family favorites."

Director of Advertiser and  Client Relations Amy Pierce is mom to Simon, 10; Elijah, 7; and Owen, 1. "Other products have dried out my kids' skin. Kiss My Face Pomegranate and Acai castile soap keeps their sensitive skin soft."

Director of Web Marketing and Development Amanda Misa is mom to Rilynn, 14, and Jordan, 11. "Lifefactory water bottles travel well and come in great colors. My kids love that they are glass!"


How Do the Essentials Awards Work?

For these awards, parents on the Taste for Life staff proudly nominated a great number of their own families' essentials. Then the editors read labels, reviewed the accolades, and selected winners from among the worthy products in each category.