Monthly Archives: October 2008

BPA, FDA, MSNBC and Me

Sadie and I had our 15 minutes of fame today (more like 15 seconds!) to talk about the dangers of BPA. More about BPA: Earth Mama Angel Baby products are BPA free BPA free products on Amazon Interview with Jeremiah … Continue reading

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Tidbits: Breastfeeding research, raw milk video

A recently published study shows that breastfeeding does not make your breasts sag. (An excuse that aristocrats have used for centuries to justify hiring wet nurses.) It’s factors like multiple pregnancies (and the hormones that go along with the condition), … Continue reading

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On Personal Growth – A Review of Steve Pavlina’s Book

I got a copy of Steve Pavlina’s new book, Personal Development for Smart People: The Conscious Pursuit of Personal Growth in the mail several weeks ago. If you could see my personal copy, you would be able to tell right … Continue reading

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Natural Moms Podcast #102

My guest this week is Lisa Fyfe. We’re talking about holistic treatments for depression. Having suffered from depression most of her life, Lisa has been able to stay medication free for 10 years, using only holistic means such as nutrition … Continue reading

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Where Do Lead Tainted Toys End Up?

Note: From time to time I’ll be publishing articles courtesy of E Magazine. Here is the first. EarthTalkTM From the Editors of E/The Environmental Magazine Dear EarthTalk: There has been a lot of news about lead-tainted children’s toys being recalled. … Continue reading

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Anger Management – How Do You Do It?

photo credit: Melle_Oh Anger – it sounds like a dirty word, but the more we try to avoid it, the more we feel it. Is anger so bad? Is there a positive way we Moms can learn from our anger … Continue reading

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Nature’s Inventory Wellness Oils

The makers of Nature’s Inventory All Natural Wellness Oils were kind enough to send me several samples of their product line. These are lovely and I thought I would share them with you. I’ve been a fan of essential oils … Continue reading

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How Do You Homeschool Multiple Children?

One of the questions people ask when they come across homeschooling parents is how they manage to teach their kids when they have more than one. Since so many homeschooling families seem to have larger families, it can certainly be … Continue reading

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The Difference Between Boys and Girls, #1285

This morning at breakfast one of my children asked me what an “Amish Paradise” is. (For the uninitiated, you may click on the link to see the video.) When I was a teenager singing along to “I Lost On Jeopardy”, … Continue reading

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Work at Home Wednesday: Little Alouette

This week for work at home Wednesday I wanted to feature a family who started a cottage business making handcrafted wooden toys. Meet Amy Sharp, and be sure to read all the way to the end for a special discount … Continue reading

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