Young & Breastfeeding

By Aimee Campbell Aug 17, 2012   If you’re a mom that breastfeeds you know how important the timing to said breastfeeding is. Before a trip to the store? Check. Before bed? Check. Before dinner? Check. Before breathing/eating/bathing? Check. Check. Check. So when I

Preparing for Breastfeeding

Until the early part of this century, mothers didn’t give a thought as to how to feed their babies. All babies were breastfed, if not by the mother herself, then by a wet nurse: a lactating woman who breastfed the child for the mother.

What is Attachment Parenting?

By Peggy O’MaraThe recent furor in the press over attachment parenting stems from an inherent misunderstanding. Attachment parenting is not permissive parenting. It is not about abdicating authority as a parent, but about responding to the legitimate biological needs of a baby. It is

Attachment Painting

 Images of Attachment Parenting in the Life of a Painting Mom   all artwork © Durga Yael Bernhard – please do not reproduce   ______     SCROLL DOWN FOR POSTER SALE! 2-for-1 special on attachment parenting posters & cards   ______   A painting

Midwifery in the U.S.

May 03, 2011 by Geradine Simkins President, and Interim Executive Director, Midwives Alliance of North America (MANA)   This article is excerpted with permission of editor, Geradine Simkins, from “Into These Hands: Wisdom from Midwives.” Published by Spirituality & Health Books, April 2011.  

Almond Shortcake

By Cathe Olson   This dessert can be made with or without dairy products. Either way, it’s delicious and good for you. 1/2 cup almonds 3/4 cup rolled oats 1 1/4 cup whole wheat pastry flour 2 teaspoons baking powder 1/8 teaspoon sea salt