4 Ways to Take the Drudgery Out of Motherhood

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The following is a guest post written by Jamie Martin of Steady Mom and Simple Homeschool. Nobody ever said motherhood would be easy, yet I’m probably not the only one who has found that some seasons challenge us beyond what we anticipated. Did we really know what we were signing up for? Are monotony and the mundane meant to be our lifelong companions? Though we may not say so, sometimes we miss aspects of our life before motherhood. I remember weekend days when my husband […]

Ever Get Tired of Natural Living?

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Do you ever get tired of it all? Have you read an article on nutrition or being green, and found that your eyes began to glaze over as you thought, blah, blah, blah? Does the garbage sometimes seem like a more convenient option than the compost? Do you just want to break down and buy toothpaste that doesn’t cost $5 a tube? Sometimes I do. And I’d venture to guess that I’m not the only one. Today at Simple Organic I’m exploring what I call […]

Staying Motivated to Exercise

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Written by Stacey K, Contributing Writer Once the initial excitement of New Year’s goals has passed, the reality of sticking with an exercise plan can become difficult. As keepers of the home, we have much to do every day. It is easy to knock exercise off the list in order to get something else accomplished. This might be necessary occasionally, but in the long run, it will hamper our ability to reap the wonderful benefits regular exercise has to offer. Benefits that will help the […]

Real Food Makeover: The Woody Family

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This week’s makeover is for the Woody Family. There is mom Stephanie, dad Josh and children Delaney (5), Dawson (3), & Finn (2). How They Currently Eat: This family particularly touched me with the email they sent me to be chosen as one of the makeover families. Here is an excerpt from it: Our journey to being a whole food family is much harder than I anticipated.  My wife and I are great planners and dreamers, but the process of doing and finishing, or sometimes […]