what’s your relationship to sleep?

I’ve subscribed for years to this occasional email from Dadi Jahnki. She’s the current leader of the Brahma Kumaris spiritual organization. One email in particular stands out in my memory. I’m pasting it here: Dear Friend, Om shanti. Sometimes when we are together, you

Birth Altar

Get your home ready for the new baby by preparing a simple altar as a powerful symbol for your birth. Choose a place on a dresser, a windowsill, or a low table. Cover the area with a beautiful cloth or leave it bare. Add

Pamper Your Pregnant Self

By Amy Buringrud Web Exclusive I’m just about to cross over into the third trimester of my first pregnancy, and I’m not sure where the first two went. Juggling the demands of a home-based business, an active social calendar, volunteer obligations, and nearly every

Diapering Naturally

Cloth Diaper How-to: A Video Resource Section This video resource is a web exclusive addition to the feature article “The Diaper Dilemma” in the May/June 2010 issue of Mothering magazine. To read the article, and accompanying resources, order a digital subscription or a copy

Apricot Frangipane Tart

May and June are the ideal months to head to your local farmer’s market and buy seasonal fruits, such as apricots, berries, figs, and cherries. Here is just one way to add those summer fruits to a weekend brunch. Crust: 1 1/4 cups flour