Siblings at Birth: The Beauty and the Bummer

Siblings at Birth: The Beauty and the Bummer

By Lauren McClain A midwife I work with all but regrets inviting her children to the birth of their sibling. She says all they remember…

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What Parents Need to Know About Tongue Ties

What Parents Need to Know About Tongue Ties

By Kimberly Rush What is a tongue tie, lip tie, or cheek tie? (AKA: tethered oral tissues (TOTs)) A frenulum is made of connective tissue…

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Slow Parenting for Modern Life

Slow Parenting for Modern Life

Shortly after my first child was born, I visited a zoo and watched a mother gorilla parent her infant. I watched for quite some time…

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Can Chiropractic Help with Breastfeeding?

Can Chiropractic Help with Breastfeeding?

By Peter J. Braglia, D.C. We all know it is important for babies to get good nutrition so that they can be healthy and strong….

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Fear: Knowing What We Are Dealing With.

Fear: Knowing What We Are Dealing With.

By Lauren McClain We live largely protected and easy lives, but bad things do still happen and the fear of their possibility can be debilitating….

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The Gift Every Child Really Wants

The Gift Every Child Really Wants

By Pam Leo “My favorite part of Christmas is all the fun we have getting ready for Christmas (and the presents).”– Maggie Gray, at age…

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Can Gut Bacteria Affect Symptoms of Autism?

Can Gut Bacteria Affect Symptoms of Autism?

By Casey Ames, Founder of Harkla Have you heard about the autism gut bacteria theory before? If you haven’t, don’t worry. This article will cover…

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Heart-Centered Living

Heart-Centered Living

By Lauren McClain Every November, I get sad. I don’t know if it’s the decreased number of light hours, the energetic move toward slowness, or…

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Is This Any Way to "Treat" Children?

Is This Any Way to “Treat” Children?

By Pam Leo “How come the Easter Bunny didn’t bring us good things like broccoli and carrots?” – Jared LeDuc (age 5) It seems no…

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Learning as Pleasure: Why Schooling Doesn’t Work

Learning as Pleasure: Why Schooling Doesn’t Work

By Lauren McClain We homeschool. We’ve had our moments of glory…the learning work that just flows. We’ve also had some rough moments. Days of failure,…

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