NFP: Natural Parenting Can Start Before Conception

Some might label my parenting style as “green” or “crunchy,” but all labels aside, I simply seek to be a good steward of the earth’s resources and keep my kids safe from toxins and as healthy as possible. What I do, I want to do naturally. For those who are proponents of unmedicated childbirth, breastfeeding, (read more…)

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20 ways to enjoy springtime

Spring weather is definitely here, and depending on where you live, it might feel like you’re on a speeding train to summer (or maybe that’s just me). This is one of my favorite times of year (it’s a tie with fall, I think), and it flies by much too quickly. Young children love being outside, (read more…)

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The Healthful Benefits of Sea Salt

Salt can be a controversial subject for those who are taking care of our health. It gets a bad rap most of the time. Doctors tell us to avoid it, and some of us listen. However, what those doctors usually don’t mention is that there is a big difference between regular old table salt and (read more…)

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Sunday Links: Happy Easter!

• From NY Times: Skin Deep – Earth-Friendly Packaging for Cosmetics • From Green and Natural Parenting: Natural Bathwater Colors • From TipNut: 33 Reusable Grocery Bags You Can Make: Free Patterns • From Hip Mountain Mama: Inspiring Mama:: Anni Daulter, Author of Organically Raised • From Live Renewed: Greener Swiffer • And, in light (read more…)

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Simple ways to celebrate Easter

I love Easter, mostly because it’s the one time of year people actually focus on the most important event in history. But I also love the dawn of spring, and the celebrations we have as a family to welcome more outdoor time, more stopping to smell the wildflowers, and a general sense of rebirth in (read more…)

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