raising extraordinary humans

Raising Extraordinary Humans

With Roman in first grade this year, we’re coming across more and more important “real-life” issues. Topics like bullying, differences, friendship, and fear come up on a regular basis. Last year, when he was in kindergarten, we came across some of these things, but this year it seems that he and his classmates are going…

Chicken Keeping for Beginners

Chicken Keeping for Beginners

Keeping backyard chickens is a wonderful experience. Chickens are sweet and low maintenance, with a few caveats which I’ll share below. I absolutely adore our chickens. They are my sweet girls. They are beautiful, and of the four that we have had since May, three of them are great egg-layers. And while most of the…

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Whole Foods for Health

As someone who struggled with my weight for the first half of my life, it breaks my heart to see others going through that pain. I was overweight from the time I was twelve-years-old until I was about twenty-two. Then during both of my pregnancies, I suffered from prenatal depression that led to me gaining…