20 ways to add sweetness to your life

Last month I wrote about noisy foods and the impact they have on your body and mind.  As I read through all the comments, I was struck by how many of us struggle with feeling addicted to sugar. I certainly don’t take a hard line on sugar and feel it should never pass your lips…  (read more…)

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3 Benefits to Soaking Up Some Sunshine

Sun, glorious sun! After nearly a month of rain, gray and gloom in our area, the sun came out to say hello for a couple days this week. I was a bit surprised by the truly tangible effect that the sunshine had on our family. We were more cheerful, more inspired and motivated, even more (read more…)

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8 tips for stress-free camping

Family camping trips always seem blissful in hindsight, but when you’re piling the station wagon full of coolers, tents, first aid kits, life jackets, and extra water bottles, it can seem the very opposite of relaxing. The dread of packing and unpacking so much gear can leave many a mom wary of the family campout, (read more…)

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How to potty train your infant

Since this post is about potty training, I am forced to use the words poop and pee to differentiate between the kinds of body waste. So consider yourself warned before you continue reading this post…. My youngest turned two last month. She has been completely diaper-free (nights, naps and travel included) for over six months. (read more…)

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Giveaway: Real Food on a Real Budget!

Today I am so excited to be able to bring you this giveaway from Stephanie Langford, Simple Organic contributor, and the woman behind Keeper of the Home. Stephanie has just released her second book, entitled Real Food on a Real Budget, and wow – it is a true goldmine. I know that many of us (read more…)

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