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Benefits and Uses of Witch Hazel

By Fredrica Syren: Witch hazel, a shrub that grows in the eastern and midwestern U.S. as well parts of Canada, has been used by native Americans as medicine for a long time. It’s best known for its anti-inflammatory properties because it contains tannins that help reduce swelling and fight bacteria. …

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Food for a Breastfeeding Mom

By Fredrica Syren Within days of coming home with my new bundle of joy, I started to feel depleted and tired to the bone. My body had just been though labor and delivery, and I now have three kids; so it’s really not that surprising. However, I also noticed that …

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Advice for Moms-To-Be: You Are Already Just Exactly Perfect

By Dawna Matthews Most of my younger friends start to ask for advice as they start planning for pregnancy and babies, and the first thing that pops into my head is “don’t listen to anyone else.” Well, that may come out sort of strange to those who are looking for advice, so I …

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Healing from Caesarean Birth through Self-Love and Self-Forgiveness

By Shelley Rahim “With forgiveness we can look our enemy in the eyes and shake their hand and thank them for making us stronger.”  –Lewis Mehl-Madrona Birth is one of the most transformational moments in a woman’s life (physically, emotionally, mentally and spiritually). Sometimes, though, an unexpected turn of events …

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First month update—Making Room for Baby Brother

By Fredrica Syren I can’t believe how fast time goes by when you have three kids at home. Liam turn one month last week and I can honestly say that the saying that third child is easiest is true. Liam is a chilled little guy who really does not care …

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