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We Are Home Schooling

I am not writing this to justify our decision to home school, nor to convince anyone else to home school or to take up our ideals.  Home schooling is not for everyone … but it is for us.  I wrote … Continue reading

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Mama Bake and Mama Make

An old adage suggests it takes a village to raise a child. I have discovered it also takes a village to keep a mother sane. In fact, I believe while the villagers are busy raising the child, they are also … Continue reading

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What’s for lunch, kids?

In honour of Plastic Free July, I thought I’d share some of the lunches I’ve made for my children in their stainless steel lunch boxes.  Long-time readers may remember when I shared about reusable sandwich and snack bags – I’m still using … Continue reading

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The best little un-granola bars ever

I had some puffed spelt that had been in the pantry for a few months and I wasn’t sure what to do with it, so was looking for ways to get rid of it quickly. My plan didn’t entirely work … Continue reading

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Five reasons I make my own toothpaste

Up until two or three years ago I was using regular toothpaste from the supermarket. The big brand. The popular one. I never thought too much about the ingredients list or that fact that it contains sodium fluoride (a by-product … Continue reading

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My breastfeeding experiences

I am a breastfeeding champion! Well, I thought I was when I had my son, but things have been a little different with my daughter. In recognition of World Breastfeeding Week and in support of normalising breastfeeding, here’s my experience … Continue reading

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Informed Mama

I’ve decided the time is ripe and right to start an Informed Mama page on Facebook. I would love it if you would ‘like’ my page and let any of your likeminded crunchy-ish friends know!

 

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