Category Archives: natural family living

Homemade co-sleeper

Steve and I decided a long time ago that we wanted to co-sleep with our baby.  There are many, many reasons why it is recommended that mamas sleep with their babies.  I encourage you to check out this link if … Continue reading

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Herbal Medicine Making Workshop

On Saturday, I attended an herbal medicine making workshop.  It cost a grand total of $25, and included a substantial booklet make by the instructor, all the supplies to participate in the workshop, and some things we got to take … Continue reading

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Healthy Breasts Part 2

photo credit Yesterday I wrote about how bras impact your breast health.  Today is a continuation of breast health, but with an emphasis on something very “near and dear” to your breasts: deoderant and antiperspirant. Deoderant and antiperspirant look the … Continue reading

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Healthy Breasts Part 1

So as most people in America are aware, October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month.  The National Cancer Institute postulates that the average American woman has a 1 in 8 chance of developing cancer in her lifetime.  The risk is higher based on … Continue reading

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The Makeup Debate: Journey from a Painted Face

makeup (from wikipedia) I was not allowed to wear makeup at all until I turned 14.  Even then, it was supposed to be kept for more speical occasions and situations.  In high school, the rules relaxed a little bit.  Junior … Continue reading

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Hormone Addition Therapy: the effects of synthetic chemicals on reproductive and infant health

I wrote this paper for my Sustainable Future class in college, the last term of senior year.  Although this paper is now just over 2 years old, it is still pertinent information.  It is also a little long, so if … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Lawn Care (or, how to try to have an environmentally sensitive lawn when you need to be able to sell your house in 4 years)

My ideal lawn would not look like a lawn at all.  I’d have veggies and native plants growing all over the place, and where we needed or wanted a walking/play surface area, we would have pine trees and lots of pine … Continue reading

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