Thoughtful Teacher Gifts (with a Natural Twist!)

Written by contributor Megan Tietz of Sorta Crunchy. Last year was my oldest daughter”s first year in public school.  I found myself to be incredibly unprepared for tackling the project of finding thoughtful and meaningful gifts for her teachers.  This year, I am determined to avoid that last-minute scramble, and so teacher gifts have been (read more…)

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Exploring 5 stereotypes of the cloth diapering family

Let’s have a show of hands.  How many of you had parents who used cloth diapers when you were a baby? My parents sure did, and it wasn’t because they were concerned about the environment or that my sister and I were allergic to disposable diapers.  They used cloth diapers because they were absolutely broke (read more…)

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Cloth Diapering: It Doesn't Have to be All-Or-Nothing

Written by contributor Megan of Sorta Crunchy. Five years ago last month, I made my first cloth diapering purchase – a stack of premium prefolds and several Bummis covers. Even though our cloth diaper stash has been retired for quite some time now, I still have fond memories of the time my daughters spent wearing (read more…)

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Exploring Natural Approaches to Menopause

Written by contributor Megan of Sorta Crunchy. Hot flashes.  Mood swings.  Decreased libido. Every woman knows the symptoms of menopause, whether we have gleaned our knowledge from television shows and movies or from family members or friends who are going through The Change.  And more than likely, many of us believe that managing the symptoms (read more…)

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The Three R's Go Back To School

Written by contributor Megan of Sorta Crunchy. Summer days are drawing to an end.  Back-to-school commercials fill the airways while teachers begin planning and preparing for the new year. Our oldest daughter starts kindergarten next week (how is that possible?), so I have all things school on my mind.  She has been at my side all (read more…)

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