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Natural Family Friday :: January 23, 2015

Natural Family Fridays Link-up Party :: Vintage Kids | Modern World

Natural Family Friday - weekly linkup and blog hop for natural and real food bloggers

Welcome!

Welcome to Natural Family Friday where we feature information, how-to articles, and recipes that help our families live a bit more intentionally.

Our goal is to help every family take steps toward creating a natural, Eco friendly home, utilizing natural remedies, eating healthy foods, and practicing positive, attachment based parenting.… Read the rest

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Natural Family Fridays :: January 16, 2015

Natural Family Fridays Link-up Party :: Vintage Kids | Modern World

Now that I’m back into the swing of the things, I’m bringing back the Natural Family Fridays link-up!  Come join us and take a look at the awesome collection of posts below!

Natural Family Friday - weekly linkup and blog hop for natural and real food bloggers

Welcome!

Welcome to Natural Family Friday where we feature information, how-to articles, and recipes that help our families live a bit more intentionally.… Read the rest

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Flourless Energy Cookies For Lactating Mamas (and their kids and hubbies that steal them)

Flourless Energy Cookies for Lactating Cookies (and their non-lactating families) :: Vintage Kids | Modern World Blog

Flourless Energy Cookies for Lactating Cookies (and their non-lactating families) :: Vintage Kids | Modern World Blog

Logan is now 4.5 weeks old and something unthinkable has happened….

Coffee is now just a flavor to me.

Like iocane powder, it is possible to become immune to it’s effects, so now I need to take my own advice and use food as my medicine!… Read the rest

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Our Most Popular Posts of 2014

Just in case you missed the adorable announcement, we added baby #4 to our clan at the beginning of December! This means that sometime between then and now, we entered a new year and I’m late to the game in sharing this round-up!  … Read the rest

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The 9 Pound Reason I’ve Been Absent…

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Last night, in the true fashion of all sleep-deprived mamas,  I ran to the store in my yoga pants. moccasins and a sweatshirt and, after pulling into the parking lot, I realized that I smelled like sour milk and I had spit up down the front of me.… Read the rest

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Natural Family Friday :: November 21, 2014

Natural Family Friday Link Up at Vintage Kids | Modern World

Natural Family Friday - weekly linkup and blog hop for natural and real food bloggers

Welcome!

Welcome to Natural Family Friday where we feature information, how-to articles, and recipes that help our families live a bit more intentionally.

Our goal is to help every family take steps toward creating a natural, Eco friendly home, utilizing natural remedies, eating healthy foods, and practicing positive, attachment based parenting.… Read the rest

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Natural Family Friday :: November 14, 2014

Natural Family Friday Link Up at Vintage Kids | Modern World

Natural Family Friday - weekly linkup and blog hop for natural and real food bloggers

Welcome!

Welcome to Natural Family Friday where we feature information, how-to articles, and recipes that help our families live a bit more intentionally.

Our goal is to help every family take steps toward creating a natural, Eco friendly home, utilizing natural remedies, eating healthy foods, and practicing positive, attachment based parenting.… Read the rest

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Natural Family Fridays :: November 7, 2014

Natural Family Friday Link Up at Vintage Kids | Modern World

Natural Family Friday - weekly linkup and blog hop for natural and real food bloggers

Welcome!

Welcome to Natural Family Friday where we feature information, how-to articles, and recipes that help our families live a bit more intentionally.

Our goal is to help every family take steps toward creating a natural, Eco friendly home, utilizing natural remedies, eating healthy foods, and practicing positive, attachment based parenting.… Read the rest

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Natural Family Friday :: October 31, 2014

Natural Family Friday Link Up at Vintage Kids | Modern World

Natural Family Friday - weekly linkup and blog hop for natural and real food bloggers

Welcome!

Welcome to Natural Family Friday where we feature information, how-to articles, and recipes that help our families live a bit more intentionally.

Our goal is to help every family take steps toward creating a natural, Eco friendly home, utilizing natural remedies, eating healthy foods, and practicing positive, attachment based parenting.… Read the rest

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Traditional Foods: Why Bother?

Traditional Foods: Why Bother? :: Vintage Kids | Modern World

Traditional Foods: Why Bother? :: Vintage Kids | Modern World

lacto-fermented salsa. kombucha. kimchi. kefir. coconut oil. raw milk. sourdough bread.

oh and cultured butter. lots and lots of it.

 

my hubbies translation: “hippy food that makes our kitchen look like a science experiment”

my translation: “REAL food, that is packed full of vitamins, enzymes and cultures that aid in digestion and can heal your gut, fill you up, and give you more energy as it cleans out your system.  Read the rest

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Natural Family Friday :: October 24, 2014

Natural Family Friday Link Up at Vintage Kids | Modern World

Natural Family Friday - weekly linkup and blog hop for natural and real food bloggers

Welcome!

Welcome to Natural Family Friday where we feature information, how-to articles, and recipes that help our families live a bit more intentionally.

Our goal is to help every family take steps toward creating a natural, Eco friendly home, utilizing natural remedies, eating healthy foods, and practicing positive, attachment based parenting.… Read the rest

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Homeschooling? Now? Really?

Homeschool? Now? Really?

Now that the school year is in full swing and Thanksgiving seems right around the corner, I’m finding myself having the same conversation over and over again; At the park, over coffee, and here on the blog and over on facebook.… Read the rest

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Natural Family Fridays :: October 17, 2014

Natural Family Friday Link Up at Vintage Kids | Modern World

Natural Family Friday - weekly linkup and blog hop for natural and real food bloggers

Welcome!

Welcome to Natural Family Friday where we feature information, how-to articles, and recipes that help our families live a bit more intentionally.

Our goal is to help every family take steps toward creating a natural, Eco friendly home, utilizing natural remedies, eating healthy foods, and practicing positive, attachment based parenting.… Read the rest

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Natural Family Friday :: October 10, 2014

Natural Family Friday Link Up at Vintage Kids | Modern World

Natural Family Friday - weekly linkup and blog hop for natural and real food bloggers

Welcome!

Welcome to Natural Family Friday where we feature information, how-to articles, and recipes that help our families live a bit more intentionally.

Our goal is to help every family take steps toward creating a natural, Eco friendly home, utilizing natural remedies, eating healthy foods, and practicing positive, attachment based parenting.… Read the rest

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Meal Plan Organization For Visual Learners

Meal Plan Organization For the Visual Learner :: Vintage Kids | Modern World

This post was originally published back in 2012, but as I do some spring cleaning in October (I’m a little behind…) it was time to revisit this post, to straighten out my meal planning strategies!  enjoy!

Meal Plan Organization For the Visual Learner :: Vintage Kids | Modern World

 

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If it’s out of my sight, it’s out of mind.Read the rest

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Natural Family Fridays :: October 3, 2014

Natural Family Friday Link Up at Vintage Kids | Modern World

Natural Family Friday - weekly linkup and blog hop for natural and real food bloggers

Welcome!

Welcome to Natural Family Friday where we feature information, how-to articles, and recipes that help our families live a bit more intentionally.

Our goal is to help every family take steps toward creating a natural, Eco friendly home, utilizing natural remedies, eating healthy foods, and practicing positive, attachment based parenting.… Read the rest

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You’ve Lost That Lovin’ (Homeschool) Feelin’

You've Lost That Lovin' (Homeschool) Feelin' :: Vintage Kids | Modern World

You've Lost That Lovin' (Homeschool) Feelin' :: Vintage Kids | Modern World

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You’ve given it the good old college try and it’s just not working.

This post isn’t going to be rocket science folks.  There are days, weeks – months even – where you trudge through your homeschool schedule and it just doesn’t feel right.  Read the rest

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Natural Family Fridays :: September 26, 2014

Natural Family Friday :: Vintage Kids | Modern World

Natural Family Friday - weekly linkup and blog hop for natural and real food bloggers

Welcome!

Welcome to Natural Family Friday where we feature information, how-to articles, and recipes that help our families live a bit more intentionally.

Our goal is to help every family take steps toward creating a natural, Eco friendly home, utilizing natural remedies, eating healthy foods, and practicing positive, attachment based parenting.… Read the rest

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Ideas For Celebrating A Messianic Rosh HaShanah

Ideas for Celebrating a Messianic Rosh HaShanah / Yom Teruah - Vintage Kids | Modern World

Ideas for Celebrating a Messianic Rosh HaShanah / Yom Teruah - Vintage Kids | Modern World

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If, as a Christian,  you’re new to celebrating the Biblical Feasts, take a deep breath.

The easiest route to take is over-doing it – or worrying that you’re not “doing it right” – both of which will rob the incredible Joy of this season!… Read the rest

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Natural Family Fridays :: September 19, 2014

Natural Family Friday :: Vintage Kids | Modern World

Natural Family Friday - weekly linkup and blog hop for natural and real food bloggers

Welcome!

Welcome to Natural Family Friday where we feature information, how-to articles, and recipes that help our families live a bit more intentionally.

Our goal is to help every family take steps toward creating a natural, Eco friendly home, utilizing natural remedies, eating healthy foods, and practicing positive, attachment based parenting.… Read the rest

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Natural Family Fridays :: September 12, 2014

Natural Family Friday Link Up at Vintage Kids | Modern World

Natural Family Friday - weekly linkup and blog hop for natural and real food bloggers

Welcome!

Welcome to Natural Family Friday where we feature information, how-to articles, and recipes that help our families live a bit more intentionally.

Our goal is to help every family take steps toward creating a natural, Eco friendly home, utilizing natural remedies, eating healthy foods, and practicing positive, attachment based parenting.… Read the rest

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What I’m Teaching My Children About 9/11

What I'm Teaching My Children About 9/11 :: Vintage Kids | Modern World
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What I'm Teaching My Children About 9/11 :: Vintage Kids | Modern World

I’m sure that today, as I surf the internet and facebook, that the blogosphere (and hopefully a few news outlets) will be riddled with posts on patriotism, honor, and remembering the sacrifice of the fallen, as well it should be.Read the rest

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Natural Family Fridays :: September 5, 2014

Natural Family Friday :: Vintage Kids | Modern World

Natural Family Friday - weekly linkup and blog hop for natural and real food bloggers

Welcome!

Welcome to Natural Family Friday where we feature information, how-to articles, and recipes that help our families live a bit more intentionally.

Our goal is to help every family take steps toward creating a natural, Eco friendly home, utilizing natural remedies, eating healthy foods, and practicing positive, attachment based parenting.… Read the rest

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Natural Family Friday :: August 29, 2014

Natural Family Friday Link Up at Vintage Kids | Modern World

Natural Family Friday - weekly linkup and blog hop for natural and real food bloggers

Welcome!

Welcome to Natural Family Friday where we feature information, how-to articles, and recipes that help our families live a bit more intentionally.

Our goal is to help every family take steps toward creating a natural, Eco friendly home, utilizing natural remedies, eating healthy foods, and practicing positive, attachment based parenting.… Read the rest

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Pregnancy + Adoption: Our Story

Pregnancy + Adoption: Our Story :: Vintage Kids | Modern World

 

Pregnancy + Adoption: Our Story :: Vintage Kids | Modern World

I’m short.  Just a fuzz over 5 feet to be exact.

So when I hit about 5 weeks gestation with this pregnancy (number 4!), my pants were already getting snug and we realized that we couldn’t keep it a secret for long.… Read the rest

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Natural Family Friday :: August 22, 2014

Natural Family Friday :: Vintage Kids | Modern World

Natural Family Friday - weekly linkup and blog hop for natural and real food bloggers

Welcome!

Welcome to Natural Family Friday where we feature information, how-to articles, and recipes that help our families live a bit more intentionally.

Our goal is to help every family take steps toward creating a natural, Eco friendly home, utilizing natural remedies, eating healthy foods, and practicing positive, attachment based parenting.… Read the rest

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Weekend Reading :: August 9, 2014

Weekend Reading :: Vintage  Kids | Modern World

Weekend Reading :: Vintage  Kids | Modern World

 

What I’ve been reading lately…

Sometimes Yes Doesn’t Make Sense || We Are THAT Family (grab tissues.)

Grain-Free Chocolate Zucchini Bread || Real Food Outlaws

Goal Making 101 (and an ADORABLE free printable!)|| Jana Laurene

On Nature and Beauty (with printable nature journaling prompts) || I Take Joy

 

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Check out our NEW BLOG!

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Natural Family Friday :: August 15, 2014

Natural Family Friday :: Vintage Kids | Modern World

I’m SO excited to be co-hosting this linky with other great natural-mama bloggers and I hope you take advantage of all of the amazing resources you’ll see linked below! I’ll be sharing this link-up each Friday, so please peruse these great articles and spread the word!Read the rest

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Nourishing Lunch Box Ideas

Nourishing Lunch Box Ideas :: Vintage Kids | Modern World

Nourishing Lunch Box Ideas :: Vintage Kids | Modern World

It just has to happen.

These little people that we live with have to eat, despite the fact they we fed them earlier.  It’s a vicious, never-ending cycle…

But hopefully, the following list of our favorite lunches and snacks will give you some ideas to make the food-packing process a little easier!  … Read the rest

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Our 2014-2015 Homeschool Curriculum Picks

2014 - 2015 Homeschool Curriculum Recommendations (for elementary grades with a Charlotte Mason approach)

2014 - 2015 Homeschool Curriculum Recommendations (for elementary grades with a Charlotte Mason approach)

Well.

Here I am again.

[hangs head]

I’m the lady that blogs here.  ‘Member me?  The over-committed pregnant mama who has great blogging intentions and never follows through?  That’s me!

I am amazed everyday when my phone beeps, letting me know that I have new subscribers to this little corner of the web…seeing as how I haven’t been here in….oh, say, a month and a half!  … Read the rest

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