Posts by Kerry Ingram

Banana Oat Bars

This recipe is so good for so many reasons! It’s easy to make. It freezes beautifully for a double batch. It is sweetened with only fruit, can be made Gluten Free and/or Vegan. I love to add it to my postpartum meal delivery because oats are a nutritive and you can riff on the recipe…

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Gather, Nurture and Connect

  I believe that when a mother feels acknowledged, resourced and a sense of belonging, her health and well-being can truly flourish. I don’t just believe it, I know it. After nearly 20 years of working with families, a strong sense of community is a powerful remedy for healing, bonding and belonging in the postpartum…

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The Best Summer Ever

Making summer memories Summer is my very favorite season. Ripe peaches and plums bend the branches in our yard, the sun shines long enough for after dinner walks and summer is the season when our family experiences our favorite feeling; timelessness. There is something magical about this season and how it invites a natural slowing,…

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No Disclaimer & Full Disclosure

No Disclaimer & Full Disclosure   These sage words were shared at a writing group a few years ago, and little did I know what a big impact they would have. When I work with new moms, loneliness is the shared feeling that I encounter most. Ironic indeed, now that new mothers spend 99.9% of…

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May: Magic of a Sit Spot

    Anny To photography This month we celebrate Mother’s Day as restaurants fill for brunch and flower shops have their busiest day of the year, what do Mothers really want? Most of us want some form of TLC, nurturing, extra love, peace and even quiet….mothers need to be mothered too! Well, I have some…

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Mothering As An Art

  Mothering As An Art Did you know that you are an artist? You are! Mothering is certainly an art form by definition; an outer expression of an inner feeling. Mothering Arts supports each mother on her unique path of mothering by nurturing connections to herself, to her baby and to her community. As parents there are…

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April: Cultivating Creativity

“And Spring arose on the garden fair, Like the Spirit of Love felt everywhere; And each flower and herb on Earth’s dark breast rose from the dreams of its wintry rest.” ~ Percy Bysshe Shelley, The Sensitive Plant    Lady spring is here, bringing fresh ideas and budding beauty. April is the perfect time to reconnect…

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Mothering Artist~Amy Jo

How do you practice your art of mothering?   Weekly and daily rhythm has been my saving Grace. Three years into Mothering and it finally feels like it’s coming together. I feel as long as I am striving, then I’m doing ok. Self reflection and self care is also a huge piece for me. My…

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March Recipes: Rainbow Quinoa & Roasted Beet Salad

  Spring Recipes: Rainbow Quinoa & Roasted Beet Salad   This is a go-to recipe for me. It tastes fresh with celery, sweet with raisins and hearty with beets. This well balanced recipe is a crowd-pleaser, easy to prepare and suitable for dietary restrictions.        INGREDIENTS: 1 C dry quinoa, rinsed 2 C…

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March Spring Recipes: Nettle Pesto

  Spring Recipes: Nettle Pesto Nettles are highly nourishing as we wake from winter rest: Vitamins A, C, E, F, K, B- complexes, as well as thiamin, riboflavin, niacin, B-6 all of which are found in high levels and act as antioxidents. ​Zinc, Iron, Magnesium, Copper and Selenium, Boron, Bromine, Calcium, Chlorine, Chlorophyll, Potassium, Phosphorus, Sodium, Iodine, Chromium,…

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