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Posts by Kerry Ingram

Having a Baby? Give the Gift of Support.

Expecting a baby? Give the gift of support. This article was originally shared on New Dream’s webiste, whose focus is on less stuff and more of what matters. If you’re a parent, you already know that all the cute onesies you received at your baby shower or birth blessing paled in comparison to the home-cooked meals delivered…

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February: Games & Crafts

For the month of February, we have some sweet games to share with your sweethearts, and some simple crafts to celebrate Valentines Day. Please share your own special games and crafts in the comments.  GAMES AND ACTIVITIES Sweet little Bay The Wind (author unknown) Shhh, say the tall trees blowing in the wind. (Baby is…

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Sipping Bone Broth

Sipping Bone Broth shared by our friend Megan Whithed of Small Batch Wellness in Maine Boasting some recent popularity, a version of bone broth has been a staple in nearly every culture. Innately a warming food, bone broth rebuilds the constitution and facilitates absorption in the gut. Think of it sort of like a multivitamin.…

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Apple Secrets in September

The light is golden and the shadows are a bit longer, welcome September! This time of year I feel particularly connected to nature and my own back yard. Mason jars are being filled, pickles fermenting and warmer layers coming out of storage bins. Each year I try to bring an experience of autumn to my…

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Community Supported Postpartum

If you are a parent you already know that all the cute onesies given to you at your baby shower/birth blessing paled in comparison to the home cooked meals delivered to your door postpartum. The diaper wipe warmer and stuffed elephant were sweet, but the friend who picked up your groceries and washed your dishes…

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Bedtime Rhythm

Sweet Bedtime WINDING DOWN   Ah, bedtime…it’s such a sweet time to connect with our children. We read, we rock, we light candles, we sing lullabies, we say our prayers and thank yous, we snuggles, tuck-in and kiss goodnight. And sometimes we fall asleep, it’s hard not to after all of that relaxing nurturing. Do…

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August

Summer and Spaciousness SPACIOUSNESS You know what my worst feeling is? Rushing. It is my biggest challenge opportunity for growth to remain calm and easy when I am meeting a specific start time. Being a nor-easter, punctuality is in my bones, and living in northern California I’ve learned to embrace the culture of going with the…

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The Last Days of Summer

Fun ways to enjoy the last days of summer with your family AS SUMMER COMES TO AN END..   As summer’s end is drawing close an urge for busyness may be creeping into your consciousness. Back to school preparations, getting that last trip in before autumn and getting involved in community activities may start filling…

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Roasted Carrots with Cilantro Carrot Top Pesto

Roasted Carrots with Carrot Top and Cilantro Pesto We harvested our first carrots of the season this week and I like to use the whole carrot and the top in this easy recipe. Cilantro is full of vitamins, minerals and supports detoxification. Carrot leaves (tops)are highly nutritive, rich in protein, minerals and vitamins. They contain…

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