Motherhood Articles

Tips and resources to help moms create healthy lifestyles for their families through natural pregnancy and birth, positive parenting and natural living.

How to Prepare for a Successful VBAC

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Note from Katie: Several years ago I wrote about my own successful VBAC birth, and because of it, I'm often asked by expectant mothers what's the best way to prepare for a vaginal birth once you've … [Read more...]

Cloth Diapers: How to Get Started

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The decision to cloth diaper is easy for some. But if you are like me, there are a million questions that need to be answered first. Cloth diapering today is so different from the way our grandmothers … [Read more...]

Can Eating Dates Shorten Labor?

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Don't you love when something really simple and inexpensive is actually the most effective option? Like when simple natural ingredients make the best laundry detergent? Or when children ditch the … [Read more...]

Easy Ways to Use Montessori At Home

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Note from Katie: I received so many requests for more learning/homeschool articles after my post about how we set up our homeschool classroom, that I'm excited to welcome my real-life friend Angie … [Read more...]

Red Raspberry Leaf Tea Recipe

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I have used Red Raspberry Leaf for years. It is an amazing multi-purpose and highly-nutritious herb with a delicious taste similar to regular black tea (but without the caffeine). Now that I'm … [Read more...]

5 Creative Pregnancy Announcements

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Pregnancy is such an exciting time! From finding out that you are pregnant, through the various stages of pregnancy (some not so fun), to the birth of your child, there is so much to learn and … [Read more...]

Top 7 Natural Baby Gifts for Summer

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It seems like most of my friends are pregnant of late... and for the first time in a long time, I'm not pregnant along with them, so I'm enjoying going to their baby showers and spoiling them with … [Read more...]