Food for the Soul

When was the last time you ate a meal cooked from scratch? From whole foods grown in your community, by people you know? Sadly, for most North Americans, cooking and eating are activities devoid of any deep meaning. Processed foods provide little nourishment for our bodies, hearts or communities. For true health on all these […]

Joys of Dance

Every parent knows the calming effects on their baby of rocking and gentle motion. After all, who among us has not paced the floor at 2 am trying to entice a little one back to sleep by rocking, bouncing or swaying? While you may not be able to do much about those late night pacing […]


This is the last in a three part series exploring "Indulging your baby’s dependency needs". Through the first two parts we covered baby-wearing and demand breast-feeding. In this last part we are going to look at how co-sleeping can assist in meeting your baby’s dependency needs as well as why it is important to do […]

Dogs Who Know

While browsing the bookstore I came across a book "Dogs That Know When Their Owners Are Coming Home”. I could not put it down when I realized just how interesting this topic is to me. Pets, whether they are dogs, cats, rabbits, horses, birds or any other can help enlarge our understanding of life. They […]