Selecting an Orthodontist or Dentist, and Our Rapid Results

This post is fourth in a series about alternatives to conventional orthodontics. 

In the other posts of this series, I talked about why my 7-year-old daughter needs orthodontics, why we’re not using conventional braces, and some alternatives to c…

Motivation Monday Linky Party #101

Welcome to a new week of Motivation Monday! Last week, 187 links! were shared at Motivation Monday. That’s pretty amazing. We’ve got all kinds of ideas for you this week including: seasonal fruit recipes 10 bad habits that cost you money school lunch ideas and 20 years is never too late to finish a dream. […]

Glimpses of Daily Life 7.26.14

I hardly ever share the daily moments of our life as a family of 7 on A Life in Balance. I feel like I’m focused on the bigger picture instead of the small details here on the blog. If you’re a fan on Facebook or follow me on Instagram, you get glimpses of our family […]

Did Organic Gender Predict Correctly?

A few months ago, I was still pregnant with child number four, and Organic Gender sent us their gender prediction kit for review. I blogged about it at the time, along with other gender prediction methods. You guys shared your trusty tells, and we all waited. And waited. My kids “cook”…

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Motivation Monday Linky Party #100

Welcome to a new week of Motivation Monday! Last week, 211 links were shared at Motivation Monday. That’s pretty amazing. We’ve got all kinds of ideas for you this week including: 2 recipes for ice cream how to get rid of STUFF suggestions for staycationing in a small town Motivation Monday is all about inspirational posts, healthy […]

Glimpses of Daily Life 7.19.14

I hardly ever share the daily moments of our life as a family of 7 on A Life in Balance. I feel like I’m focused on the bigger picture instead of the small details here on the blog. If you’re a fan on Facebook or follow me on Instagram, you get glimpses of our family […]

Motivation Monday Linky Party #99

Welcome to a new week of Motivation Monday! Last week, 158 links! were shared at Motivation Monday. That’s pretty amazing. If you’re here for the first time, each week, we shared inspirational posts, healthy recipes, crafts, organizing tips, and home decorating ideas. Each category has its own linky to make it easy for readers to […]

Glimpses of Daily Life 7.12.14

I hardly ever share the daily moments of our life as a family of 7 on A Life in Balance. I feel like I’m focused on the bigger picture instead of the small details here on the blog. If you’re a fan on Facebook or follow me on Instagram, you get glimpses of our family […]

Summer Schedule: Balancing Work and Kid Time

I’m talking about the summer routine again. This time I’m sharing my experience as a working mom who happens to work from home. My kids are 18, 10, 8, 7, and 6 this summer, and much more self-sufficient than they were a few years ago. I can shut the door on my office for 30 […]

My Natural First Aid Kit for Camping, Travel, and Everyday Use

Hybrid Rasta Mama

Welcome to the July 2014 Carnival of Natural Parenting: Family Vacation This post was written for inclusion in the monthly Carnival of Natural Parenting hosted by Hobo Mama and Code Name: Mama. This month our participants have shared…