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Tillie’s Mom~ Adventures with Breastfeeding

Meet Casey~

I’m a playful yet practical, outspoken yet introspective, courageous yet cautious gal who loves making things with my hands, planning parties, playing strategy games and drinking red wine (preferably a good Malbec). Read more

The 411 on Vegan Products

Hi everyone! Maybe you remember me from my previous post about my home birth experience (read that post here) from a while back, or maybe I’m new to you. Either way, thanks for reading this post.
There are a  few things about me you should know- I’m a bit of a crunchy, hippy mama (although maybe not in the traditional sense). I’m married to a handsome ski fanatic from Argentina and we speak English and Spanish at home. I have one baby girl who will be two in June, and I love animals. And I mean LOVE love- and ALL animals. Yep. I’m vegan. In my eyes, all animals deserve the same respect as our companion animals- so that means not eating them ;).
 

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Interview- With Kim on caretaking and her “empty nest”

Meet Kim~
I am Kimbo;  Wife, mother of two grown sons, and entering the 4th year of caregiving of my Mom.  I have been married to my high school sweetheart & true love for what will be 36 years this year!  I am a Pollyanna at heart, and a Lucy in actions. I have a hard time sitting still and am learning how to breathe.  

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Clean eating tips

Don’t eat vegetables because they are good for you. Eat them for one reason alone. Because they are GORGEOUS. -Jill Dupleix

Have you done the Whole 30?  I really love the Whole 30 and in my practice it is not only a wonderful starting point but also the treatment plan for many ailments. What is it? It is where major food groups are eliminated, and then reintroduced later. There are many reasons why an elimination plan is indicated. Oftentimes clients are starting an elimination due to GI ailments: constipation, allergies, leaky gut, bacterial overgrowth or imbalance, others just want to feel better and/or try something new. The main goal here is to “eat cleaner,” meaning more alive foods, fruits/vegetables, nuts/seeds, fats, and less (or no) foods from packages. Read more

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