Entries by Stacey Maaser

How to Make Squeezable Remineralizing Toothpaste

I started making my own toothpaste because I got sick of my kids trying to eat the expensive sugar laden little tubes of the My Little Pony and Spiderman infant brand fluoride-free toothpaste. So, I researched a bunch of recipes, did a lot of experimenting, got some feedback from family and friends, and finally settled on this recipe. And […]

Butter is a Superfood!

I love that as our kids were coming to HUGE growth spurts, they would both consume copious amounts of butter. Because we didn’t know how good butter was, we would cringe a little as Ruby demanded more and more butter on crackers or bread, and we were just mortified when Elliot wanted to eat whole sticks […]

Which Oils Should I Use?

There are so many different oils to choose from, how do you know which ones to use and which ones to avoid? When shopping at the grocery store you’ll probably find quite an array of oil, from the ever popular canola oil, to the expensive olive oil, to the lesser known coconut oil. But only […]

Our Third Born: Ophelia’s Homebirth Story

 Ophelia Ella Maaser Born: 5-21-2013 Time: 7:35 p.m. Measurements: 7 lbs 8 oz , 20.5 inches, 13.5 cm head circumference The Pregnancy After having Elliot, my body felt pretty depleted, so when I found out I was pregnant for the third time, I met with a homeopathic doctor at Elder and Sage for some wonderful advice. […]

Our Second Born: Elliot’s Homebirth Story

Elliot Edward Maaser Born: 12-28-10 Time: 11:06 p.m. Measurements: 8lbs 13oz, 21 inches long, 14.5cm head circumference Leading up to the Birth It’s hard to say when labor began since I’d been feeling contractions for the two months leading up to the birth. At 34 weeks, I even got worried that I would go into premature labor…little did […]