Parenting

October is the month for Durga.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cIogJ7itwMs Yes I know October passed, luckily 13 days ago, which is the point. Thirteen represents good luck. There are thirteen moons in a year. The Lunar calendar (13 months) was changed to a solar calendar (12 months). Why? Some believe to take power away from women.  After the fall of the matriarchal society, it… Continue reading October is the month for Durga.

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Parenting

‘Letting Your Children Grow Up’ Mantra

Do six sun salutations to allow your chakras to open. Close your eyes and cross your arms over your chest and gently hold your throat with both open hands. You are opening your throat chakra and your heart chakra at the same time. You are healing your throat chakra and heart chakra simultaneously. Repeat these… Continue reading ‘Letting Your Children Grow Up’ Mantra

Home School, Parenting

Ruby’s Baby Brother-Book Review

Ruby's Baby Brother. by Kathryn White A little girl's imagination takes flight to help her process all the scary things about a new brother being brought home for the first time. She gathers her resources together to prepare for his arrival: a magic wand for safety, a space rocket to send him far away. Suddenly,… Continue reading Ruby’s Baby Brother-Book Review

Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding in the Infinity Loop of love.

Think of it like this: The baby’s lips on your breast are like you plugging in your cell phone to recharge the phone. You may think your are the only one giving out the electricity juice but the baby is actually giving lots of juice back to you, contracting your uterus and giving you the ultimate energy, letting you receive all that baby love. No other love is purer than a baby new to this earth bringing all that fresh innocent love into your life.

Parenting

Aloe heals more than sunburns.

This was first published on August 14, 2012 I wake up tired and stiff. This is pretty much every morning. After a splash of water on the face and a toothbrush massaging my mouth I am ready to putts around. I wonder onto my courtyard to see how my aloe plants are doing. Yesterday I… Continue reading Aloe heals more than sunburns.

Baby Care

LUVS new breastfeeding commercial.

Breastfeeding in public can be a bit awkward for some women. Some women hide behind a blanket, some are discrete with their clothing covering the breast a bit and others pull it right out. I was in the middle. Love it. Thank you LUV even though I would stay away from plastic diapers as best… Continue reading LUVS new breastfeeding commercial.