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10 Budget-Friendly Ways to Give to the Less Fortunate

The holidays are a wonderful time to reflect on all we have to be thankful for, but it also provides an opportunity to remember the struggle of those who lack what many of us take for granted. As our nation climbs its way back […]

By |November 26th, 2013|Family, Mind + Body, Parenting, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Eight Principles of Attachment Parenting: A Resource for New & Expecting Families

There are a lot of “must-have” lists and advertisements out there telling you what fancy new goodies and gadgets you need for a new baby. For the attachment parenting family, all you really need is a gentle, patient, loving parent or caregiver and a […]

Recipe: {Indian Mint Rice w Caramelized Peanuts} V+GF

I am excited to share this beautifully written piece by my friend Pratima Anaé. My husband, son and I had the honor of meeting Pratima’s mother during her recent visit to California. We were invited to their lovely home for a delicious home-cooked meal and […]

By |November 6th, 2012|Connecting, Food + Recipes|Comments Off

Words of Wisdom for New Mothers

Thank you to all my wonderful mama friends for contributing to this post by sharing your personal experiences and sage advice for new mothers ♥

Listen, and look into the eyes of your child. He or she will tell you what they need.
Consider joining a […]

Your Own Song

A woman in my local Holistic Mom’s Network chapter shared a beautiful story about how a certain African tribe comes together and uses song to remind us of who we really are. Touching my heart with inspiring words of wisdom, I share this story […]

Father’s Day by Natureal Dad

Ok. Honest Truth: When my wife asked if I would like to do a guest blog for Father’s Day, my first instinct was to roll my eyes. Is this how I am going to spend my morning? Writing a blog post? Seriously? It’s Father’s […]

By |June 17th, 2012|Baby + Kids, Family, Parenting|8 Comments

Poem: On Children

Your children are not your children.

They are the sons and daughters of Life’s longing for itself.
They come through you but not from you,
And though they are with you yet they belong not to you.

You may give them your love but not your […]

The Family Dinner

There is great meaning in the simple daily ritual of gathering together for an evening meal. The days can sometimes be hectic, so we make a point to slow down and enjoy one another in the evening. We come to know a rhythm of preparing […]

By |March 10th, 2012|Connecting, Family, Home, Parenting|0 Comments