When you live in Mama Natural's home, Christmas cookies just may be lactation ones; fudge is often dates; and soda is kombucha. Healthy is just the way we roll But I do let loose a little bit around Christmas and let my kids have more treats than usual... I just try to make them healthy
True story: For my son Griffin's first three days of pre-school, the snacks they served went like this: Cupcake Cupcake Apple pie And these aren't "healthy" snacks either. They're the cheap, bad oil, high fructose corn syrup variety. Of course, I send him off with his own healthy
Today, my 4 year old son Griffin slept till 7:14 a.m. This might not sound like big news to you, but to my husband and me, it's miraculous, paradigm-shifting, and deeply healing. For the first time since Griffin was born, my husband and I are truly rested. More importantly, so is my
How did our first year of organic backyard gardening go? Watch the video to see. Take a tour of our raised organic vegetable garden, where we grew kale, lettuce, yellow squash, cucumbers, peas, cilantro, basil, colored peppers, and tomatoes. BONUS: an easy recipe to show you how we go
This is the only way you'll slice grape tomatoes, cherry tomatoes, and grapes in half ever again -- a cool little kitchen hack by Papa Natural :) http://youtu.be/yHfvJDIGNnc Cutting cherry tomatoes, grape tomatoes, and grapes in half one by one is time consuming and increases the risk
What's a natural mama to do when her kid's school serves junk food? In this video, I share my thoughts and tactics. http://youtu.be/rFYuNelovZQ How about you? How do you handle the situations where your kids are offered less-than-healthy food? Share with us in the comments below!
It’s tomato season! All the beautiful, plump, juicy beauties in our gardens are ripening, and, I don't know about you, but I can't wait until they're ready to eat! But, come late-August, many gardeners end up with a dozen or two heirloom tomatoes ripening on their kitchen counter, with
Diet and nutritional advice is constantly changing. At times, it can feel like there is no real TRUTH out there, like nothing is certain about health and nutrition. Well, behind all the fad diets and flavor of the moment ideas, there is an ancient wisdom about food that many people are