Interviewed by Susan Lutz, ATH Editor of Organic Living
Pregnancy can offer challenges on the organic path - from finding time and energy to shop and cook, to managing health and stress and of course, ultimately the birth. Lauren, author of Ginger is the New Pink: My journey towards healing with vegan whole foods, and editor at Crazysexylife.com returns to All Things Healing to share some of her experiences of keeping up with a healthy life for her and her baby on the way...
by Helene Byrne
If you’re like most new parents, you’re probably reading this post blurry-eyed and foggy-brained. In other words: totally desperate for a good night’s sleep...
Editor's Note from Meagan Hughes: This article introduces an innovative and musical approach to improving sleep for babies and toddlers.
Music Therapy & Sound Healing
Editor's Note from Margaret Marchuk: If you have concern about the environment along with your baby's, or grandbaby's health, this video offers a few basic baby products that are non-toxic to the planet and safe for little ones.
Eco-Products & Services
Editor's Note: I adore this video! My children and I dance walk all the time and yes...sometimes it's just me, with them giggling behind me. Either way, dance walking always brightens my day and has been a lifesaver in challenging moments! Hope it inspires more playfulness in your family life too!
Family & Parenting
by Elizabeth Spring
I would dare to say that the Swiss psychologist, Carl Jung, was more responsible than anyone else in the past couple hundred years for our interest in inner directed spirituality and authentic living. By the time of his death in 1961 a spiritual revival had started that drew in the entire baby boom generation and more. Unlike his colleague and mentor, Sigmund Freud, Jung saw the unconscious as being a rich hidden treasure, not simply a psychological basement where we put everything we don’t want to see or know about ourselves. He thought we ignore it at our own peril...
by Brooke Nisbet
In talking with my mentor and nutritionist, Julie Daniluk, I was reminded of the need for a daily meditation to help with stress busting. When I go to my friend’s house and draw spiritual cards, I often get the “meditation” card. When talking to other mentors or leaders in yoga and wellness, they ask if I have a daily meditation practice (knowing I should). Ugh… really?! Meditation again? Sigh. See the thing is, no matter how much I duck, dodge and fight it… meditation will keep being brought to my attention, because it is something that I really need in my life...
Editor's Note from Eden Kozlowski: An article from one of my dearest of friends and also former college roommate (which means we've been friends for over 25 years). We've both come a long way, baby.
by Dr. Kacie Flegal, DC
How keeping little feet in the buff encourages a foundation for optimal brain and nervous system development
There is nothing more wondrous in life than watching with awe as babies begin to learn and explore the world in which they live. With innocent joy and excitement, the newness they experience allows for a profound connection within their surroundings and within themselves...
Editor´s Note from Abbey Denaro: Who doesn’t love baby shoes and socks? They are tiny and adorable but is it necessary to have them on your baby all the time? Dr. Kacie Flegal explains the reasons why having your baby barefoot is important for their development and nervous system functioning.
by Sylvia Poareo, MSW
A little girl who just became a big sister, is found in the baby’s room, leaning over the baby’s bassinet. She is overheard asking the baby in a whisper, “Tell me what God is like, I’m starting to forget...”
Editor's Note: This article affected me greatly. The word honor was what struck me most. Honoring our children's feelings as wisdom and listening to their instincts is important. This article offers great steps to help guide you on nurturing your child's inner voice.
Family & Parenting
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