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By Kresha Faber, Contributing Writer In the chilly days of autumn, baking can be a welcome past-time. It’s also a welcome excuse to bake with your kids, and these apple muffins offer lots of opportunity for kids of all ages and skill levels to cook with you.  Put on some favorite music, have some apple Read More

Wow — I can’t believe it, but it’s been four years since I first started Modern Alternative Mama. Back then, I was a fairly new mom of kids who were 20 months and (almost) 3 months, with a dream of sharing all of the stuff I was learning with an audience who might listen.  I Read More

Quick announcement: Tomorrow, Wednesday, October 9th, is Modern Alternative Mama’s 4th anniversary! To celebrate, it will be Dollar Day — all of our ebooks will be just $1, Wednesday only! Last week I wrote a post called “Why I’m Not Going Pink This Month.”  Most of the people who replied agreed…and most of the ones who Read More

Several months back, I published my electrolyte drink recipe.  It’s great stuff — good for exercising, fall sports, and stomach viruses.  Really any time you need rehydrating. But, you know…if you’re sick, right now, are you going to want to stand up for 10 minutes to make this?  What if you don’t even have the Read More

Yes, it’s another bundle.  I know, many of you are tired of them.  There have been so many of them lately.  I promise I am not going to go crazy about this one or post on it very much.  But I wanted you to know about it, in case it’s a good deal for you. This Read More

By Malissa, Contributing Writer Fall is my favorite time of the year. I love the smells, sounds, colors, and the crispness of the air. I enjoy being outside now much more than any other time of the year. The deep rooted love of the season translates to opportunities to encourage a love of the season with my Read More

The elusive non-perishable snack (that’s easy to take with you and non-messy)….  Everyone wants to know, right?  It’s simple to say ” yogurt” or “leftovers” but those aren’t exactly non-perishable.  What about snacks that can be left in the car for days or weeks?  Stuff you can always have with you?  That’s the dream.  Or at Read More

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