Winter Book List

Winter time is our favorite season to cozy up with a book and a cup of tea. Our friend Meagan at Whole Family Rhythms has shared a great book list for your family to celebrate the season of winter. Thanks, Meagan! Winter Feels Over and Under the Snow by Kate Messner Own Moon by Jane…

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Self-Care for Parents for the Holidays

  Self-Care for Parents Practice a pause throughout your day.  Create space for quiet and stillness. Model the importance of slowing down during our shortest days and longest nights. Do one nice thing each day, download our December calendar of kindness for simple ideas each day this month. Light a candle or a fire. Walk…

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Games for Winter

    A chubby little snowman had a carrot nose. (show long nose with a closed fist like a trumpet in front of face) Along a came a bunny, and what do you suppose? (Hands show the bunny hopping) That hungry little bunny, looking for his lunch, (wiggle nose like a bunny) Ate the snowman’s carrot nose, Nibble, nibble,…

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The Family Meal

Thoughts on Mealtime Mealtime is a welcome time of day in our family, a time to reconnect and nourish after work and daily adventures. We try to create a pause and share gratitude for our yummy food, the earth and the farmers whose hands brought it to us. This pause also offers a grounding moment to relax…

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Cozy craft ideas

Crafts Sweet and simple lantern tutorial from the blog River Blissed Lanterns are an easy activity for families to create together. They symbolize that though the sunlight is waning, warmth and light still shine from our hearts, our homes and within the spirit of community.     Upcycled Sweater Mittens from Hobby Farm and Home…

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Self-Care Invitations for November

  Self-Care Invitations for November make or buy a few new candles for the table and light them at breakfast time if hosting a Thanksgiving dinner, make it a potluck women, give yourself a Yoni steam (here’s how) jump in a pile of leaves..I dare you! hire the neighbor to rake up your leaves(or shovel…

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Dal and Greens

Dal with greens is our family go-to meal. Red lentils are great source of digestible protein and they cook fast…great for a last minute dinner. All the spices are excellent for digestion not to mention taste great! To ramp up the plant-based protein enjoy it with a side of quinoa. Ingredients     1¼ cup…

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Carrot Bisque

Soups are so nourishing and warming and can be cooked in bulk…perfect for quick lunches and dinners during the week. Coconut carrot bisque is one of my favorite soups. It is rich and creamy from the coconut milk, slightly sweet from the carrots and just enough spice from the curry. It is perfect with a…

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October Recipes

Recipes! These are some of our favorite recipes for October, each adds an element of warmth and comfort. The pumpkin pie baked oatmeal makes enough to feed your family for days, and is a staple for us on colder mornings. You must try the pumpkin chocolate chip muffins from Indie Mama, a perfect snack for a walk…

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