Do Toddlers Need Milk?

Do toddlers need milk? Should it really be a significant portion of their daily intakes? Here's what the research actually says -- and common sense.


Profile: Arnica

Arnica has been every mom's secret to curing that day to day bruises and bumps, as well as treating ongoing inflammation. If you don't have arnica in your apothecary, it's time to stock up. 

Ohio HB559: Fight For Your Medical Rights

There's a fight going on in Ohio right now, surrounding HB559.  This bill is an updated version of existing law about vaccine exemptions.  The language has been changed in two important ways. Find out what they are.

How to Parent Gently When You Weren’t

If you weren't raised in a home where your parents raised you in a gentle manner, then you might wonder how to parent gently when you weren't. Take a look and find tips for raising your kids gently, even if you didn't know that as a child.

Why Gentle Parenting Matters

Do you wonder why gentle parenting matters? There are many benefits to raising your kids in a loving, compassionate, and understanding way. Find out why gentle parenting matters.


I’m Kate, mama to 5 and wife to Ben.  I love meeting new people and hearing their stories.  I’m also a big fan of “fancy” drinks (anything but plain water counts as ‘fancy’ in my world!) and I can’t stop myself from DIY-ing everything.  I sure hope you’ll stick around so I can get to know you better!

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