Motherhood

Zero Waste Christmas Tree

Zero Waste Christmas Tree - living in harmony with nature

When I was growing up I never had a Christmas tree, partly because it was not part of the Spanish tradition, which used to favour the manger, but partly because in my house we were not great at celebrations or decorating the house for the occasion. This would explain why I am not particularly attach…

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Bored children? Try fun activities with Green Kid Crafts boxes

Children bored this summer? Try Green Kid Crafts boxes - living in harmony with nature

Summer is here and the prospect of having bored children moping around is not really great, isn’t it? We all know what is like when children are bored. Why not provide them with activities they can have fun with and learn at the same time? Maybe you even want to join in the fun.DISCLAIMER: this…

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My top 9 organic cotton clothing stores

ORGANIC COTTON - livinginharmonywithnature

The 100% organic cotton challenge I have been for a while trying to make the switch to an organic wardrobe. I have found it quite challenging. It is not easy to find clothes that you love, fit your body that are 100% organic. I have set myself this challenge:  Buy only 100% organic, whether is…

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Toxic toys: a present you don’t want for your children

wooden toys - living in harmony with nature

Christmas is upon us, just a few hours away. When I think of Christmas I think of children and toys: the anticipation for the presents, the joy, the laughter and the play. People put a lot of time and effort in getting the right presents for their children. Kids nowadays are accustomed to write their…

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Time-saving, healthy shopping with green companies in the Eco shop

green companies

The Eco shop is now open! (link in “now open”) For years I have been looking for companies that provide me with a different alternative to the products on the high street. When I started becoming aware of how products are really made, how cotton is full of chemicals and pesticides I started to look…

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Flu shots do not work

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Winter is around the corner and with it comes advertising for the flu vaccine. In a trip to get dental floss from Boots pharmacy I came across a leaflet advertising their vaccination service. Up to that point, I hadn’t realised that vaccination is now available in pharmacies as well as through the GP (General Practitioner).…

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Breastfeeding is my Kilimanjaro

breastfeeding

I would love to tell you that breastfeeding is easy, full of love and tender moments. My husband said “Where is the joy?” in the first few days after birthing. We had this image of a sleepy baby, quietly feeding in her mother’s bosom and the mother lovingly smiling. My reality, and I’m sure I’m…

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Get moving: we are designed to move

Last Sunday, I reached follower number 10. I thought: “Let’s celebrate and be thankful for my readers as well as have a bit of fun”. What it was meant to be a short post with a fun video got me thinking about moving and movement. Looking back at my life, I have been quite inactive.…

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Birthing a brave, new world

Would you like instant relief after birthing? Get the Godsent After Birth Toolkit to learn 3 simple natural remedies I used that made all the difference in how I felt because of the amazing instant relief they provided.  I Want Instant Relief! According to Dr. Nils Bergman, how we spend the first 1000 minutes of our life…

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Birthing your baby the way you want

(This post contains an affiliate link. Please click here if you prefer the short version.) What is hypnosis? The most common image we have of hypnosis is that of magic shows in which the magician puts you in a trance and makes you do things you would not normally do. But as I learned during…

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