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As we are

July 13, 2015
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Sundays are my favorite days. They are slow days. Jeff makes his morning coffee and steel-cut oats with spiced coconut milk for the boys, while I cuddle with them in bed. After they eat and get dressed, we walk over to the farmer’s market and gather fruits and vegetables that will be used to prepare nourishing meals throughout the week. The kids have so much fun sampling what’s in season and have come to know our local farmers and vendors.…

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Interview With Motherhood Artist Katie m. Berggren

September 19, 2012

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 and magic between mother and child that she beautifully captures in her paintings and I know you will be too! Hi Katie! Can you please share a little bit about yourself? I grew up in the…

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Words of Wisdom for New Mothers

July 21, 2012

A heartfelt hank 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 new mothers group and/or breastfeeding support group like La Leche League. It is a place to find understanding, sisterhood, knowledge and support. Together you can problem-solve and share the wisdom that you collectively have…

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Your Own Song

July 19, 2012
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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 with you. There is a tribe in Africa where the birth date of a child is not counted on the day of his birth or when he was conceived, but on the day he was a…

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5 Lessons My Child Taught Me

December 21, 2011
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One year ago we welcomed our sweet baby Judah into the world. He has brought a renewed sense of purpose to my life and has shown me the true meaning of unconditional love. In honor of his first birthday, I would like to share five meaningful lessons my son has taught me. Be simple Children live in the present moment without thinking, they just feel. They are free from tension, anxiety, stress and fear. They don’t worry about making mistakes or…

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