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Redeeming Beauty Mineral Make Up Review and GIVEAWAY!

By | January 21, 2013

I am not a girly-girl. I am lucky if I remember to brush my hair every morning and if my outfit matches.  I usually wear jeans or khakis because anything matches with those and I don’t have to think.  Let’s just say, my appearance is not exactly in my top priorities.  Or even in them Read More

Failed Feminism and Real Womanhood

By | May 18, 2012

Image by mrgreen09 I’m a work-at-home mom.  I blog, and that does take up a lot of time, but I also spend a lot of time cooking, cleaning, and raising my kids.  I prefer it this way: I specifically wanted to have a baby as soon as possible after I graduated from college so I Read More

We Are Not a Burden

By | May 15, 2012

With a new baby and children in general, comes a lot of giving of yourself.  This means sometimes ignoring your needs and wants, which can put your husband on the back burner.  I know mine has expressed this. The Problem Remember when it was just the two of you?  All those extra little things you Read More

Monday Health & Wellness: Managing Your “Cycle” Naturally

By | March 26, 2012

Image by daveynin Prior to getting pregnant for the first time, I used to buy and use regular tampons.  And I had the “normal” cramps and pain and irritability and bloating and all the fun stuff that goes along with that time of the month.  So fun, right? Post- pregnancy I couldn’t quite bring myself Read More

Tracking Your Fertility Signs

By | February 3, 2012

Image by lulumon athletica Recently, several of my readers have been asking me about women’s health issues — things like fertility, pregnancy, PCOS, balancing their hormones, etc.  It’s a big issue.  Women don’t have a lot of truthful information about their health.  Western medicine doesn’t understand how heavily hormones play into everything that happens with Read More

Guest Post: Getting Pregnant with PCOS

By | January 27, 2012

Image by janineomg By Aimee Raupp, MS, LAc, Guest Writer Many of you have requested information about hormonal imbalances, fertility, and other women’s health issues.  I’ve asked Aimee, who practices Chinese medicine and works in women’s health, to share a series of articles with you.  This is the first one — getting pregnant with PCOS. Read More

Feminism Meets Biblical Womanhood

By | December 21, 2011

Image by Jodi Womack Recently I was reading an article by Dr. Lissa Rankin, regarding her new book, What’s Up Down There: Questions You’d Only Ask Your Gynecologist if She Was Your Best Friend.  She’s been on a promotional tour, and has run into a rather ridiculous issue: the word “vagina” is ‘too saucy’ to Read More

Recovering from Pregnancy: The Kegels

By | December 16, 2011

Okay, ladies…time to talk more about recovering from pregnancy.  Guys, if you’re reading, you might want to skip this one.  It’s going to talk entirely too much about lady parts. Ready?  (Guys, you’re not reading anymore, right?) Birth and Your Lady Parts So, we’ve all heard the stories.  After you have a baby you’re…well…looser.  Right? Read More

Monday Health & Wellness: Choosing The Right Diet

By | December 12, 2011

Image by DrJimiGlide **This post has been entered in Monday Mania at The Healthy Home Economist!** (That’s not me…wouldn’t it be cool if I could do that though?!) Over the last couple months, I’ve been trying to get back to “normal,” post-pregnancy.  I’ve done so much research into what’s normal and what’s not, and what I Read More

Mama Cloth

By | January 11, 2010

Ever heard of “mama cloth?” It’s cloth pads to replace the disposable ones typically used during your monthly “visitor.” (I’ve barely had a need in the last three years, since I’ve been pregnant most of the time from May ’07 – Jul. ’09 and just got it back Sunday!) But, mama cloth is really great for you and the environment! And I did use it postpartum with Daniel.

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