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3 Steps To Discovering Authentic Self-Care

Two Inches of Wool, The Simple Art of Self-Care is now available in a print version on Amazon. The first several days it launched, the Kindle version quickly jumped to a #1 best seller in several categories: Self-help, Happiness & Mental Health! There are tens of thousands of articles, books, blogs and “experts” in holistic, […]

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Two Inches of Wool In The News

Two Inches of Wool, the book, has been in the works for over four years. It’s packed with almost 400 pages (print version) of actionable steps you can take each day to take in some self-care, self-awareness building skills, and healthy community with some friends.   Just three days before launching, Two Inches of Wool […]

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Simple Gratitude, The Wool Blanket

Gratitude crosses all cultural barriers, race relations, age, gender and religious contexts. It can enter every season of life no matter what circumstances are present. In the wake of Hurricane Harvey wreaking destruction throughout Texas, I’m reminded again of the power of gratitude to connect us as living, loving beings. We often think of gratitude […]

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The Key To Authentic Natural Living

Follow my blog with Bloglovin What is the key to natural living? Where do you begin? How do you decide what is best? The internet is filled with blogs dedicated to natural, organic living. We have endless resources for discovering new recipes, supplements, techniques and experts to give us ideas for better living. Pure Home […]

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Summer Love: Au Naturale Popsicles

Popsicles are a classic treat of summer. I love summer when the weather is warmer and life is sometimes more simple than during the hustle and bustle of the school year. We spent one of the first days of summer vacation running through the sprinkler and eating popsicles. I’ve made many popsicles over the years, […]

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First Aid the Natural Way

Are you ready for warmer weather? Hiking, biking, geo-caching, and camping are great ways to enjoy the beauty of nature. Essential Oil First Aid is an easy way to green up your Dr. Mom moments to alignment with your natural side. Here are some simple ways to add the potency of essential oils to your […]

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DIY Bone Broth

Simple Nourishing Bone Broth Recipe

Bone broth is not only nourishing and satisfying, it is packed with health supporting benefits. It’s been a standby for comfort and hydration for centuries, science is now validating the nutrients it contains including trace minerals, potassium and more. Store bought versions can’t compare to the quality of fresh bone broth you make on your […]

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What 17 Health Leaders in Milwaukee Do to Boost Their Immune System

This article was originally published January 2014 and updated with current links. Seasonal changes are the perfect time to re-evaluate our habits and lifestyle so we can make changes for the better. What we all hope for is to develop healthy habits are so regular they become second nature, right? Habits that are such a […]

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Eliminating Lice Without Toxic Chemicals

Surprisingly, I had sailed through 10 years of parenting before I encountered head lice. I was mortified. The pests arrived one month after we had moved into a new home, at the time my kids were 1, 4, 6, 8 & 10. Two of them were girls with long blond hair. I was exhausted from […]

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Simple Ways to Create Beautiful, Glowing Summer Skin

Beauty is more than skin deep, and encompasses our entire being – mind, body and spirit.  You may know someone (or be someone) who has outer beauty that takes your breath away, but inside are either hurting emotionally or are physically unhealthy. Sometimes the stress from difficult situations can affect us physically and steal the beauty […]

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