Author Archives: Rebecca

Preparing your Vagina prior to Birth

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  So here I am 6’ish’ weeks prior to delivery and have a regime in full swing to help give baby the best entrance possible. I’m not just talking about our birth plan – I’m talking about preparing my vagina for the baby to pass through. Why is having a healthy birth canal so important? […]

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Maternity Photo shoot

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We had the pleasure last week of having our friend Michelle from 1000 Words Photography come out to the farm to do a Family Maternity Photo Shoot. The Spring weather has finally started here in Southern Ontario, and we were blessed with a beautiful sunny morning and 5 degree (Celsius) weather for our session. Michelle […]

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Our Milk Sharing Story

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Milk Sharing. This really isn’t a new concept. It’s been around for hundreds, if not thousands of years. Thanks to the strong push of the formula industry over the last century of course, breastfeeding and milk sharing all fell out of fashion for some time, specifically in the 1950 and 1960’s. Thankfully, the countless benefits […]

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Gluten Free Vegan Squash Soup

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We were outside in the chicken coop a few weeks ago doing a “Spring Cleaning” and I was certain Spring was right around the corner. Here I was, cleaning a Winters worth of thawing poultry manure out of the coop (nice visual, right?!) and day dreaming (what else was I supposed to do?!) – it […]

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We’ve got a name!

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As you may or may not know, Colin and I are expecting our first biological child together this coming June! I was SO convinced that this baby was a girl. My pregnancy symptoms have been completely different this time around then with the other two boys. You can imagine my disbelief when the sonographer said […]

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Homemade Gluten Free Edible Paint

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We have been Gluten Free for over 3 years and I understand  the challenges that can come with making dietary transitions such as this (not to mention the financial implications that come with it) I remember my jaw almost dropping when I saw the price of Gluten Free Paints at a Natural Parenting Store. I […]

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Super Simple Raw Zucchini Pasta

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  Yes, I’m really REALLY dreaming of Summer right now. Nothing better than farm to fork freshness in 2.5 seconds!  Although this recipe is perfect for the Summer as you pick fresh from your garden, it really is delicious any time of year.  I like to collect seasonal summer recipes all year ’round to help […]

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Fabulous Fermented Foods

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 I first stumbled into the world of ferments when my youngest son had a host of digestive issues as a baby. After working with numerous naturopaths and doing countless hours of research, I was able to learn a mountain of information in a very short period of time about the traditional “superfood” of ferments. Traditionally […]

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Garden Collage Craft

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Who else is ready to get their hands in the dirt? If you’re anything like me and my little avid gardeners, you started planning your 2014 garden soon after your final Fall 2013 harvest! Being the middle of winter right now, gardening may be the furthest activity from your mind, but what better way to […]

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