Baby Meet Tawaret

Hippos seem to be a popular gift for babies these days. My Grandmother gave my son a stuffed hippo for Yule and he adores it. My husband has informed me that we can expect a handmade hippo from my mother-in-law soon, as she makes one for every baby that’s born into the family. I didn’t […]

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Baby Butt Wipe Juice

Baby Butt Wipe Juice Use this potion on wash cloths to gently clean baby’s bottom at diaper change time instead of using harsh chemicals and disposable wipes. This is also a wonderful first aid for burns. Preparation Time: Ingredients: For the concentrate: 1 pint Aloe Vera Gel (I like Aloe Farms Aloe Vera Gel 2 […]

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Breastfeeding Revisited

The last few years there has been somewhat of a local baby boom and I’ve found myself discussing breastfeeding with other people at great length. I breastfed both of my older children for the first few weeks and supplemented formula after I went back to work and school. I remember it being remarkably easy and, […]

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Autumn Prayer

Comes the blessed autumn like an artist in the night Painting green things gold and silver In the summer’s fading light All the mother’s children scurry ‘neath the skies that weep And grow plump upon her many gifts As the earth prepares to sleep ~ Dawn Black 2005

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