Spiritual Sunday: Serving Others

Every once in a while, I am reminded that people don’t always understand certain concepts the way I do. They’ll say something that at first comes off sounding really odd, until I realize they¬†must be talking about something different. This has happened a few times with regards to the word “service.” What do you think…

Struggle & Success Saturday: Kitchen Adventures

I’ve been experimenting in the kitchen a lot lately. It took me forever and ever to make my first batch of sauerkraut, and once I finally did, I tucked it safely in the back of the fridge where I’ve never touched it. I guess the bad experience I had making sauerkraut several years ago still…

Naturopath Visit Re: Mercury

When I met with the midwife recently, she referred me to Dr Bigelow, ND. Dr B works within a community of natural healthcare providers that includes my previous ND, Dr Lu. Small world. My hopes was that Dr B would give me a clear picture of whether or not I needed to worry about the…

Good News from a Midwife

No, I’m not pregnant. (Just to be clear.) However, as you know, I’ve been preparing to get pregnant. But working at getting healthier–which I’ve mostly been focused on–is easy-peasy for me compared to having to find a practitioner I feel comfortable with to monitor my pregnancy and deliver my baby. In fact, this job felt…

Is Daddy Going to Drink That Poison?

I had a conversation with my four year old son this morning, after he saw a bottle of Mountain Dew on the counter, and it went something like this: SON: Did Daddy bring that home? ME: Yes, he did. SON: Is he going to drink it? ME: Probably. SON (with look of deep concern on…