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10 Simple Ways to A Quiet Mind & Open Heart

Chances are if you are reading this post, then you have an overactive mind like mine. Whether it's ongoing chatter filling up space in our minds, inattention, distraction, or busyness, we often miss connecting with ourselves and the world around us. A quiet mind cultivates an [...]

The Milky Way Breastfeeding Film: Every Mother has a Story

Did you know that America has one of the lowest breastfeeding rates in the world? The mission of The Milky Way is to elevate the nursing mother to a place in society where she receives all the necessary support to nurse her child, where scientific evidence overrides [...]

Interview With Motherhood Artist Katie m. Berggren

I am so honored for the opportunity to interview internationally recognized award-winning painter and mother Katie m. Berggren. You may be familiar with her beautiful paintings or perhaps you are discovering her here for the first time. I am so drawn to the warmth, love [...]

10 Outdoor Activities to Connect Kids to Nature

Some of my most treasured childhood memories are of playing outdoors... swinging from a tire that my Dad tied to a big oak tree, picking ripe juicy plums, running through the sprinklers and picking red seed pods out of Magnolia tree cones. Nowadays, children hardly get [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]