Category Archives: health

Reaching out and reaching in…

There’s this thing that happens to me every time I’m at a hospital birth. (In a minute, you’ll understand why this doesn’t happen at home births.) My birthing couple and I are doing our thing, we’re dancing or resting, or … Continue reading

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When Your Birth Story Follows You

A few days ago, a woman shared her birth story with me. (shared here with permission)   ​It happens often when I say that I’m a doula, because every mother has a story. And I love to hear them!   … Continue reading

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How babies are born – by Odeliya

Yesterday my 4 yr old daughter came home from preschool and spent most of the afternoon playing in the yard with her brothers and the dog. This happy quiet playing allowed me to unpack a few more boxes in my … Continue reading

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Fresh bread and butter… heaven!

The most delicious thing in the world, in my opinion, is a generous glob of butter spread on fresh-out-of-the-oven bread. Sprinkle on some sea salt, and life just got even better! So due to popular demand 😉 here is my … Continue reading

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Lucky/Unlucky Me

There are always leftovers of the lunches from my son’s preschool. Most of the time someone knows someone who could really use free food. But occasionally it’s offered up to the first parent to arrive at pick up with a … Continue reading

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15 Minute Oat Muffins

By popular demand, here is my favorite muffin recipe – these muffins are so easy and bake so fast, and you can add anything you want to them (including things your kids won’t eat!) The original version of this recipe … Continue reading

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Oh Joyful Rapture! Gloriously Delicious Soup!

You mean not everyone gets this excited about soup?? But it’s SOUP. Soooup. In the winter… hot, cozy, creamy or chunky, spicy, comforting soup. And I do believe, in my humble opinion, that I’ve mastered the art of zuccinni soup. … Continue reading

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Yeast Update

I had to let it go. 😦I’m going to try again and start on a Sunday and set a timer to remind myself to feed it and all that, but I started midweek, had to abandon it on Shabbat, thought … Continue reading

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I Can Make Soymilk!

And so can you! As I write this I am enjoying a cup of fresh, sweet, vanilla chai tea! Mmmmm….. heaven!I know that you are thinking, “How can she not know about all the information about the problems with too … Continue reading

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Wonderful Tasty Chard!

I bought chard in the market this week b/c we’ve been low on dark green leafies, so I decided to get creative for preparing it. Here’s my original recipe for   Chard Salad w/ Cooked Grains5 stalks chard (red or … Continue reading

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