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It all started with my Grandfather’s rock collection… OK, well maybe more than that, but that seems as good a place to start as any. You see, my Grandfather loved the land. My 5 foot nothing American born gardening loving Italian Grandfather always dreamed of selling off his few acres on a now busy corner […]

As I sit here at my computer, my mind drifts to a dream of mine to do my best to live as self-sustainably as possible. Anyone who has known me for any time can tell you that though I talk a lot about this and have done much research, I have failed to really live […]

Book List for Doulas The Doula Book – Klaus The Birth Partner –  Penny Simkin The Thinking Woman’s Guide to A Better Birth – Henri Goer Nurturing the Family-Guide for Postpartum Doulas – Jacqueline Kelleher After the Baby’s Birth – Robin Lim Mothering the New Mother – Sally Placksin Natural Health after Birth – Aviva […]

   Recommended Books Connection Parenting Attachment Parenting – Allen Gronja and Betsy Kennedy The Baby Book- Sears Our Babies, Ourselves Becoming Attached Science of Parenting Advantages of Tandem Nursing How Weaning Happens Mothering Your Nursing Toddler My Child Won’t Eat The Ultimate Breastfeeding Book of Answers The Womanly Art of Breastfeeding Respectful Parents, Respectful Kids […]

For some time now I have let events that happened in my life affect me in ways that seemed to throw me totally of my Path. Ok, to be honest, I wasn’t TOTALLY off course, just I was sent reeling and fell on my face before realizing that in the dirt beneath me, was the […]

We all know what eating is…the consuming of food for the purpose of getting needed nutrients, right? Unfortunately, that isn’t why or how most people eat. Most of us eat the foods that taste good to us, in the quantity we want, whenever the desire strikes us. Very few of us actually think about what […]

So what prompts a person to really start making changes in their life instead of just talking about it?  For me it’s middle age…..Like most people, I heard the warnings of older folks ” Enjoy it now because once you hit your forties, it’ll all change…”  Also like most people, I didn’t really think it […]