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Image by USACE Europe District The vaccine debate is real.  And it’s rough. I, for one, am sick of it.  (The ‘rough’ part.)  I want all parents to have access to important information on vaccines.  I want all parents to know that they have a choice.  I want all parents to feel confident with their decision Read More

  If you haven’t read part 1 yet, hop over and do that now, so that this one makes sense.  The Day We Lost Everything (part 2) is the second part in a multi-part series. It’s been almost a week since we left our home now (as of this writing).  It’s a bit surreal still, Read More

  It’s fall!  Well…sort of. Fall means back to school, and the kids are definitely back to school, at least most of them.  Our kids are very much looking forward to crafts and projects with their friends, and us moms are looking forward to it too! That’s why I pulled together this round up of Read More

  By Laura, Contributing Writer While everyone is gearing up for school, summer is still lingering and my CSA box is inundated with stone fruit. I’ve been freezing quite a bit of it for smoothies but my son was itching to bake something so we hopped into the kitchen to whip up this crisp. Thankfully Read More

Image by NIAID Note to readers, especially new ones: all of the hyperlinks are sources.  Please click them for more information.  And please don’t ignore them and then tell me I have no sources, as a few people always seem to do.  They are there. Yesterday, I had the opportunity to do an interview on Read More

By Margaret Anne, Contributing Writer One of the hardest transitions for my family when we switched to traditional foods was going from store bought to homemade bread. We just couldn’t let go of the fluffy, white kind from the grocery store and we thought that making bread at home would be hard and take too long. Read More

This post is sponsored by Ceylon cinnamon.  Which is really awesome stuff. A few months ago, my then 4-year-old sat next to me on the couch on a Saturday afternoon.  I noticed a very odd-looking rash on his legs, which he was scratching.  I asked him what it was — he didn’t know. While I Read More


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