My name is Kate, and I’m the main author behind Modern Alternative Mama. I’m excited to “meet” you!
I love to sit down to a hot cup of herbal tea with local raw honey in a nice, big (pretty!) mug — especially if it’s cold outside. Coffee isn’t really my thing (the horror!). Curling up with a blanket, the aforementioned-tea, near a window in the rain? All kinds of awesome.
I love to talk about health and wellness. I never tire of the subject! When I meet readers in real life, we often end up discussing their health, something I’ve recently posted on, or another topic that touches on health/wellness. Sometimes we sit down and chat over tea. 🙂 You’re welcome to grab yourself a cup as you keep reading here! It’ll be like we’re real-life friends.
I’m married to my husband, Ben. I say for 8 years, he says for 18 years. He’s a fan of exaggerating! But for real, he’s awesome. I couldn’t make MAM work without him.
We have five kids (so far) but are welcoming whoever the Lord gives us. Our children are Rebekah (7); Daniel (6), who was born at home; Jacob (4), also born at home; Nathan (2), another home birth, and Caleb (born 6/15), also born at home! Yeah, we like home birth around here. And breastfeeding. And baby wearing. And homeschooling. And real food.
I’m also really proud to say I’m a published (book) author, something I’ve wanted to be since I was a little kid. My most popular book is called A Practical Guide to Children’s Health, and Natural Remedies for Kids, which will be published by Fair Winds Press in August 2105.
Read more about us!:
- Our Story, part 1 (how Ben and I met)
- Our Story, part 2
- Rebekah’s Story, Updated
- Changing Diet: Our Story
Family Supplement Plan!
Get our complete family supplement plan (which we take, in what doses, and when), along with our NEW preventative elderberry syrup recipe. Not available on the blog!