Category Archives: Natural Parenting

  • Mindful Parenting

    Folic acid supplements: $30 Soft Structured Baby Carrier: $110 Organic cotton coming-home-from-the-hospital baby gown: $25 Cloth diaper covers and prefolds starter pack: $200 So many choices. So many little choices along the way characterized by thoughtfulness, choices driven by love and a sincere desire to do our best by our children. In the years that […]

  • Why I’m Telling my Vaccine Story, Pt. I

    I did not give my son the hepatitis B shot when he was born. I was still uncertain and had not done enough research to feel comfortable with the shot. (Today, however, if/when I have more children, I will have them get the hep B shot at birth.) Yet for the next two months, I […]

  • Vaccines are Natural

    I like cooking from scratch. I use the odd packet or sauce or store-bought stock, but mostly the food I make is as natural or close to its original form as is practical.  I don’t mill my own flour or crush my own peanut butter, but I do make my own béchamel sauce, and I crumble […]