Christmas and Minimalism

For decades Christmas was a time when I would decorate almost every square inch of my house. In the kitchen there would be holiday towels, bowls filled with red and green baubles, and pine branches tucked into every nook and cranny. In the bathrooms you would find holiday scented candles with more decorative towels andContinue reading “Christmas and Minimalism”

Entertainment to Spark Your Child’s Imagination, and Hopefully Get Them Out of Your Hair

As a stay at home mom life under quarantine isn’t all that different for me than a normal day would be, but I was a working mom for over eighteen years and know full well the challenges of trying to get it all done. Some working moms probably thought the option of working from homeContinue reading “Entertainment to Spark Your Child’s Imagination, and Hopefully Get Them Out of Your Hair”

Coronavirus & the New Stay at Home Moms

by Tina Bietler I am a stay at home mom. Admittedly I used to be an elementary teacher and working mother for many years, but several autoimmune illnesses lead to an early retirement from a job I loved. When I first quit teaching I was at a loss. I had been a teacher for overContinue reading “Coronavirus & the New Stay at Home Moms”

The Practical & Natural Medicine Cabinet

Because I don’t want my children to develop a resistance to antibiotics I always buy antibiotic free meats and dairy. There have also been some changes to our medicine cabinet that honestly really work for my kids.

Taking Care of Mom: So Mom Can Take Care of Everyone Else

What can we do to cope with our sleep loss? What can we do to keep up with the demands our busy lives? How do we take care of ourselves so we have the energy to take care of everyone else?