Category Archives: healthy living

The Secret to Happy Kids (and Dogs, Too)

Want to know what makes my kids come alive, use all of their senses, stop fighting (for the most part), and work as a team to help each other with challenges?  It’s this: I so want to get outside every … Continue reading

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The Farm Life

I was so excited when, a few days ago, I got an email from one of our favorite local farmers, informing us that we are next up on the waiting list for a weekly share of milk.  So today, the … Continue reading

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Dye-free Fourth of July Treats

I’ve been drooling over all the cute Fourth of July treats on blogs and websites, in festive colors of red, white and blue, things made with food coloring or sprinkles or gelatin or colored icing. Lately, however, we’ve been limiting … Continue reading

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Summer Fun at the Farm

Yesterday, we picked black raspberries and cherries under a beautiful blue sky….. Although the kids began to wilt in the sun and fuss and whine on the dusty road with not enough shade.  “Too hot to stay at the farm. … Continue reading

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Healthy Kids: It’s Not Just a Mom’s Job, It’s an Adventure

I’ve been on a bit of a journey for the past several years.  There isn’t really an exact destination, because it’s not about being perfect. It’s just about me being a mom and trying to do the right thing for … Continue reading

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This is Learning

We had the most amazing day. I took my kids to a political rally in Washington, D.C., right next to the Capitol building.  The rally was about raw (unpasteurized) milk, the fact that it should be legal and getting the … Continue reading

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Six Lessons Learned From Our Inaugural Season of CSA

We’ve just wrapped up our first season as participants in a Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) program for produce. Why we did it: We signed on at a local farm for a “share” of locally grown food to support local farmers, … Continue reading

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