Pumpkin Pie Tamale Recipe

Pumpkin Pie Tamale Recipe

As we close in on Thanksgiving here in the US, the markets are already flooded with pumpkin foods and pumpkin recipes, not the least of which is the standard pumpkin pie that we’ve all come to expect as a fall holiday food (and which some of us would gladly eat all year round). But if… Read more

How TV Changes Our Kid’s Brains

How TV Changes Our Kid’s Brains

In this video, Dr Dimitri Christakis, a pediatrician at Seattle Children’s Hospital, sheds some light on why we need to pay more attention to the effects that TV watching has on our little one’s development and behavior: Read more

Natural Fatherhood: My Credo

Natural Fatherhood: My Credo

I’ve had a number of dads (and moms) ask me why I choose to use the term ‘natural fatherhood’, as opposed to just fatherhood or parenting. One of the first things I bring up is the idea of natural parenting – a parenting style that fits closely with my personal ideals. Everyone defines it a… Read more

Ridiculously Good Pumpkin Spice Cookies

Ridiculously Good Pumpkin Spice Cookies

Pumpkin spice cookies are a great way to celebrate fall! One of my favorite things about fall is the abundance of winter squash and pumpkins at the farmers market. They’re such an awesome food – they grow very abundantly in most gardens, they store extremely well, they can feed a lot of people, and they… Read more

Natural Fathering: My Experience

Natural Fathering: My Experience

Natural fathering, to me, is about learning to live simply and naturally while raising a family in an increasingly hectic and competitive world, a world where all kinds of dubious substances are in our food and water and air. It’s about teaching our kids to stand up for their beliefs and to have principles that guide them.

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10 Natural Ways To Combat the Cold & Flu

10 Natural Ways To Combat the Cold & Flu

Learning to live simply and naturally can help the body build up immunities naturally and we can surprise ourselves by challenging our own belief system on what works bests for colds during flu season. Read more

Cure For Peanut Allergy Is Imminent And Will Contain (Wait For It)… Peanuts?

Cure For Peanut Allergy Is Imminent And Will Contain (Wait For It)… Peanuts?

Every year in the U.S., approximately 15 million people suffer from food-related allergies. Of all the most common food allergies around, peanut allergies impact the most Americans, with around 3 million residents who cannot ingest any form of these legumes (spoiler: they aren’t actually nuts at all) without having a reaction. In fact, the number… Read more

7 Steps to Making Love Last in Your Later Years

7 Steps to Making Love Last in Your Later Years

There are few things more heart-warming than seeing a sweet-looking couple in their 90s holding hands and laughing together in a park, on an airplane, or standing behind you in the checkout line. The stereotype of older couples is that they’re grumpy and always nagging and snapping at each other. So what’s that happy couple’s… Read more

Why Being Outdoors is Neurologically Better for Children

Why Being Outdoors is Neurologically Better for Children

Outdoor time for kids is continually decreasing. Kids have a lot of things to do indoors, everything from video games to learning computer coding to organized sports can keep them busy and keep them inside. A lot of those things are really good for kids, but it’s important to keep a balance. Getting outdoors is essential for everyone, but especially for kids. They need to play!

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DIY Tips For How To Install Home Security Lights

DIY Tips For How To Install Home Security Lights

It is a sad fact of life that security is an important and ongoing issue in every home. Without adequate protection you may find that you are increasingly likely to be targeted either by vandals or burglars. Of course this is not always the case, but the brightness of home security lights is a definite deterrent.

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