Toxins, schmoxins

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Ever wondered why people are making such a big fuss about toxins in this and that? Why do itty bitty amounts of harsh cleansers and fragrances in shampoos, or minute pesticide residues in food, or trace amounts of chemicals that seep into our water, really matter? In fact, forget the why. Perhaps the better question is do they even matter? This is a video that I’ve been aching to show you all ever since the Baby Purity Conference back in October. Grab a hot cup […]

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Natural Living- A Beginner’s Approach

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Good Choices

I think this guest post from Manda will resonate with all of us who struggle as we attempt to make the best possible choices for our families, while knowing that we cannot do everything and some compromises must be made. Making choices between frugality and toxins, convenience and nutrition, and everything else in between, is challenging and I appreciate her perspective on the topic! Guest Post by Manda Parenting and homemaking are full of decisions. There are the big choices that everyone debates: breast or […]

Having children a selfish act?

On Saturday, when my blog was down, my husband and I read this incredibly sad and disturbing article, and I’ve been mulling over a post about it ever since. Here are some of the “highlights”: Had Toni Vernelli gone ahead with her pregnancy ten years ago, she would know at first hand what it is like to cradle her own baby, to have a pair of innocent eyes gazing up at her with unconditional love, to feel a little hand slipping into hers – and […]

Why Should Christians Support Sustainable Agriculture?

I’m excited to bring you this first guest post, from Kimberly, who is a Weston Price chapter leader, as well as publicist for Sally Fallon, the author of Nourishing Traditions (a much referenced book on this blog!). This is a excellent look at another element of Christian stewardship, and she says it so much better than I ever could have, so enjoy and be challenged and inspired! Guest Post by Kimberly “Then the Lord God took the man and put him into the Garden of […]

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