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 […]
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How did this information slip under my radar for so long? Why isn’t it “common knowledge” to eat saturated fats and avoid polyunsaturated fats? The answer is rich and complex and for further reading I highly recommend you read everything by Gary Taubes in addition to Nourishing Traditions of course, but here it is in […]
I hear the terms “free radicals” and “antioxidants” thrown around a lot, but the extent of my knowledge was that free radicals were bad and antioxidants were good. I wanted to know more, so I researched it and synthesized my findings here. The information is quite fascinating. Free Radical Test If you want to see how […]
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 […]
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 […]
Do I care that the obesity rates in America are soaring? Does it bother me that we went from 12% of Americans being obese in 1990, to 35.7% in 2010, or that 69% of ALL Americans are now considered overweight? Not really. If people want to be fat, then be fat, but what bothers me is when I […]
There are two ways we can look at the different stages in our lives. We can say, this is a difficult time and I’m going to make the best of it because I know that what lies on the other side will be sweet sweet bliss. We can embrace every moment in every stage as […]
When you’ve got a sweet tooth and you’re looking for something to snack on, which do you think would be a better choice? A handful of organic red seeded raisins, or a handful of 60% cacao bittersweet chocolate chips. I sat down with my children for snack and story time today and quickly grabbed both […]
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. […]
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 […]
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