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Why I Haven't Kept in Touch community connected parenting trauma & mental health Dec 09, 2020

It’s been a difficult year for many families - and I know that this holiday season may feel heavy for you, and many others, being unable to celebrate with loved ones. This year will be a year that will go down in history, and hold a place in our hearts.

This brings me to the heart of this...

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Nature Resets the Nervous System and Biological Clock connected parenting nature connection spirituality sustainable living trauma & mental health Aug 23, 2020

For the past few summers, since we lost our rainforest home in Dominica, we’ve been making it a priority to plan a of couple camping trips, completely off the grid, in the forest, where no interference is possible.

Last year we took the boat to Forestry Island on Lake Nipissing, and this...

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Weaning my Youngest connected parenting homeschooling kids wellness Jan 15, 2020

 

Today is a very emotional but special day.

After 6 years of nursing combined between both children, I am weaning my youngest.

It’s been such an incredible few years of bonding and connecting, but the time has come for mama to spread her wings.

What a blessing breast milk has been,...

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Evolving Through Adaptation - How Natural Movement Saved Our Life connected parenting movement nature connection traditional Mar 02, 2018

To create new habits, change must happen, and with change comes adaptation. As we adapt, we evolve and become more resilient. This has been a year of major change and transition. We believe that every challenge is an opportunity for growth.

There are coping mechanisms that have helped us get...

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How We Prepared for Our Unassisted Home Birth connected parenting kids wellness pregnancy & baby traditional Aug 08, 2017

Yes, you read correctly, we had our baby alone without any birth assistants. We had a planned and educated unassisted home birth. Of course, it wasn’t without much preparation, mentally, physically and spiritually, that we embarked on this empowering journey. Although we do possess deep...

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Sadiel's Unassisted Home Birth connected parenting kids wellness pregnancy & baby Aug 08, 2017

All women are sacred goddesses. We all give birth in our own unique way, and no matter the outcome, should feel empowered to have experienced one of life’s most special events.

Asking questions does not mean we are being judgmental. Perhaps the current paradigm is not the best way for us....

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Healthy Digestion For Children: What You Should Know connected parenting kids wellness Jan 30, 2016

The human digestive system holds the process that facilitates the supply of the body with the nutrients it needs. Due to a variety of reasons, this system may malfunction leading to a myriad of problems. This is a scenario that runs across all people their ages notwithstanding. However, research...

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Nutrition Starts at the Family Table community connected parenting kids wellness traditional Dec 17, 2014

"Come and get it!" When was the last time your family sat down and enjoyed a meal together?

With extracurricular activities, traffic, conflicting schedules, and working parents, rounding up the troops for a meal can be almost impossible! Despite this reality, experts in nutrition, health,...

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My Baby Is Here: A Natural Birth Story connected parenting kids wellness pregnancy & baby Sep 17, 2014

This story is long overdue, but those of you who are mommies know how crazy the first year is with baby...and then it’s quite possible that it just keeps on getting busier?! Those of you who aren’t parents yet, well yes, it’s busy busy busy but ALL worth it. I thought I...

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It's Time for Baby's First Foods connected parenting kid-friendly kids wellness pregnancy & baby Jan 16, 2014

As a new mommy living in the Caribbean, my baby taught me a lot of practical tips and tricks on her food introduction journey. I want to educate and inform you on the what, where, when, why and how to feed baby so you can be proactive in regards to her nutrition, overall health and...

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Baby's First Birthday Cake connected parenting desserts & baked goods gluten free grain free kid-friendly kids wellness plant based pregnancy & baby recipes Sep 03, 2013

WOW! It’s been an entire year already. A year that seems to have gone by much too quickly, yet I can’t even remember what it was like before our precious little Skyla entered our life. It was an amazing year full of ups and downs, with plenty of new experiences, some good nights, some...

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Pregnancy Nourishment Tea connected parenting drinks & smoothies home remedies kid-friendly kids wellness pregnancy & baby Feb 12, 2013

 

Did you know that herbs are aromatic and medicinal plants that you can steep in hot water as an alternative to supplementing with capsuled vitamins and minerals. Doing so draws out the minerals and nutrients and makes a very nourishing cocktail that is loaded with health-boosting...

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