Author Archives: Raising Natural Kids

About Raising Natural Kids

A mother of two looking to raise awareness about the everyday issues that parents face, focusing on raising children holistically.

Natural and Mindful Easter Ideas

Somehow Easter became another holiday synonymous with candy and fake food additives, like artificial chocolate bunnies, Peeps, Cadbury eggs, jellybeans, and eggs dyed with artificially derived colors. I prefer to celebrate the holiday for what it is, a celebration of the … Continue reading

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This Just In: I am officially THAT MOM – Saying No to TBHQ and other Junk in Foods

Well, I did it. I officially became known by teachers as that ‘crazy’ mom and my son is only three. Perhaps crazy is too strong a word, one that’s a bit over used these days. I prefer to think of myself … Continue reading

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St. Patrick’s Day Breakfast Idea

I made this breakfast using leftovers from last night’s dinner. You can use just about any leftover or fresh greens that you have, along with whatever else you may want to throw into the mix. INGREDIENTS: (for a family of … Continue reading

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Respecting Choices Even When We Don’t Agree

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Why I Ate My Placenta (And Why Moms to Be May Consider It)

I am sure that this title got your attention. There was a time when I didn’t want anyone to know about it – I even swore my husband to secrecy. I only share it here, now, in hopes of educating … Continue reading

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