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About Kate

Kate blogs at Modern Alternative Mama, where she writes about real food, natural health, parenting, and lots of other things that cross her mind. When not blogging, she spends time with her children (Bekah, 3; and Daniel, 18 months; in August number 3 will arrive!) and her husband, Ben. She is passionate about parenting, pregnancy, birth, and all things health, and recently released two ebooks: Real Food Basics and Healthy Pregnancy Super Foods.

9 outdoor things not to miss this summer

It’s summer. Time for lazy days and cricket-filled nights. It’s the beauty of summer, really – not having so many activities, getting to move at a slower pace, and spending your time doing what you really enjoy.

As you’re focusing on the wonderful laziness, though, there are some moments that only the summer brings that you definitely don’t want to miss. These are the moments that will make memories for your children…that may have made memories for you growing up. Savor them, enjoy them, and make the most of them. This time, especially with young children, doesn’t last.
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10 (cheap and easy) ways to pamper yourself

Let’s face it. If you’re a mom, you’re busy. It doesn’t matter what you do with your time: whether you work or stay home, volunteer or home school, cook up a storm or craft, not to mention driving the kids from activity to activity. Being a mom is the definition of being busy. That means (read more…)

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