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Super Nutrition for Babies is an amazing, easy to understand, comprehensive guide to feeding your baby. This book reaffirms everything I’ve learned from Nina Plank’s book Real Food for Mother and Baby, as well as the advice given by the Weston A. Price Foundation and Sally Fallon’s Nourishing Traditions. It stresses the importance of animal […]

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Green Pastures Fermented COD Liver Oil is rich in DHA (important for brain health), vitamin D, A and K2. Super Nutrition for Babies says “it helps the nervous system function, support cellular communication, and assist in the colonization of probiotics in the gut.” I highly recommend reading this book, which includes an ad from the […]

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You can check out my recent post about why I recommend www.thrive.com for pantry staples. Here’s what I got in my latest order: 1. Jackson’s Honest chips (made with coconut oil vs other bad-for-you oils) 2. Earth Paste toothpaste (Fluoride free) 3. HimilaSalt Himalayan Salt 4. Traditional Medicinals chamomile tea (my fave!) 5. Tulsi green […]

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I love our Funky Fluff cloth diapers! They are easy to customize (sizing, absorbency) and clean- they always come out smelling fresh! I spent countless hours researching what brand of cloth diapers to go with and finally decided to go with Funky Fluff, a Canadian brand that my friend had wonderful success with. It’s always […]

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Exploring the Potential Over-Use of Fluoride When I was elementary school, we used to get fluoride in a paper cup to swirl around in our mouths a couple times a year. Fluoride was considered “nature’s cavity fighter” and it was one of the ways our school worked in the community to prevent cavities in children. […]

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When I found out I would have to have a c-section I was devastated. After finding out my baby was breech, I tried everything to get him to turn: swimming, standing on my head, other inversions, acupuncture, massage, chiropractic adjustments….I even tried lying in a warm bath with frozen green beans on my ribcage! I […]

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Thrive Market is an online store with the tag line “Wholesome Products. Wholesale Prices”. They have a $59.95 yearly membership but it’s worth it if you use it regularly, especially considering some of what they carry is hard to find elsewhere (e.g. Primal Kitchen’s yummy mayo). You can do a free thirty day trial, receive […]

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I remember when I had my first son, I was so excited to be cleared for exercise and was looking forward to trying the baby and me classes offered in my neighborhood. I was lucky to be able to try baby-and-me yoga and baby-and-me Pilates classes and as my son grew, I became interested and […]

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I am so grateful to have found Holle formula from Europe as I am unable to breastfeed my little fella. I tried for about a month before deciding it was better for both of us if I accepted it was causing too much stress with sadly little results. I continued to pump for three months […]

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