So, your pregnancy is going along swimmingly well when all of a sudden you get the diagnosis: pregnancy anemia. Wha? What? How can that be? After all, you're eating your perfect pregnancy diet and taking the best natural prenatal. You aren't even a vegetarian. Well, take heart, anemia during
Since I don't have the same access to dairy farmers in Florida as I did in the Midwest, I have been experimenting with dairy-free milk alternatives. I've made my coconut milk recipe and almond milk recipe, but I think my new favorite is cashew milk. Cashew milk nutrients First off, it is the
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!