From Conventional to Raw Dairy Farming

So, this guy just blew me away. I was so impressed by his story as well as his farming practices. He was born into a farming family. His parents started dairy farming when he was 4 or 5. He said he always dreamed of being a dairy farmer, and was getting paid to do dairy work before he was even 10 years old.

So, this guy just blew me away. I was so impressed by his story as well as his farming practices. He was born into a farming family. His parents started dairy farming when he was 4 or 5. He said he always dreamed of being a dairy farmer, and was getting paid to do dairy work before he was even 10 years old.

The Food Allergies

I know I haven't posted for months. I have some catching up to do, including sharing about the birth of my sweet baby five months ago! But today my mind is on food allergies. While I was pregnant, my son's diet took a backseat. I was just really struggling with being pregnant--the nausea, the food [...]

Red Raspberry Leaf Kombucha

I've just discovered something wonderful and wanted to share. I figured I'd be drinking my rooibos kombucha throughout pregnancy, as rooibos and ferments both have benefits in pregnancy. However, I had grown tired of the rooibos, and mostly stopped drinking it months ago. And all this time I knew I should be drinking red raspberry [...]

Anti-inflammatory Diet for Pregnancy

Because of my supposed higher risk for developing preeclampsia during pregnancy, my midwife gave me an anti-inflammatory diet to follow. Preeclampsia, it turns out, is an autoimmune disease in which the body reacts to the foreign DNA from the baby's father. Autoimmune diseases can be treated with an anti-inflammatory diet; likewise, such a diet may [...]