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10 Ways to Create a Healthy Amount of Screen Time

If you’re new here, you may want to subscribe via Email or.RSS feed. Thanks for visiting! Post by guest, Erin Long, of Home & Grace I made one of my best parenting decisions long before I became a mother. Sitting in a psychology class in university I learned about how watching TV negatively affects brain… 

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Maple Baked Beans

Maple Baked Beans

Confession: I love me a can of pork ’n beans. I always have. That rich, earthy, caramel-sweet flavor with a hint of smokiness. Saucy and satisfying. Hot or cold. As a side dish, or eaten straight out of the can in front of a campfire. What’s not to love? Sure, beans don’t have the sexiest… 

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Embracing Self-Care (Introduction)

I have a confession: I’ve been a neglectful wife and mother for far too long, and it’s time for a change. You know who I’ve been neglecting? Myself. As one might deduce from the most recent two things I’ve posted (Avoiding Antibiotics in Favour of Natural Remedies? Read This Cautionary Tale First and Using Natural… 

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Using Natural Remedies to Beat Bacterial Infections: 5 Important Things You Should Know

Last week, I shared my story of battling a throat infection with a natural remedy, and then suffering from a much worse secondary infection in my lymph nodes a couple of weeks later. I absolutely believe in the power and importance of natural remedies whenever possible, however I made a couple of mistakes when I… 

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Avoiding Antibiotics in Favour of a Natural Remedy? Read this Cautionary Tale First.

Original image credit: Fillmore Photography via Flickr CC About a month ago on a Wednesday evening, I noticed that my throat was sore. Uh-oh, I thought. I really don’t have time to get sick right now. (When’s a better time? Oh, let’s schedule it in for, say, 2086 or so? Ahem.) My colds always start out… 

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Orange Creamsicle Smoothie

Citrus season is just wrapping up. I think. It was last month, right? Gosh, what the heck do I know? I’m currently trapped in the land of winter. It’s March, but it looks like a scene from Frozen outside my window. I decided I needed a pick-me-up, so I began thinking about some of the… 

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Weekend Links

Spring is on its way, friends. Snow is melting, and the long-range forecast after Monday is solidly above freezing. Woohoo! Here is the winner of the cast-iron giveaway from MightyNest: Pamela Hemingway. Congrats, Pamela! Watch for an email coming your way! This is going to be the last weekend links post here at R+H. I have… 

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These Are the Important Things

Hello Dear Friends, I like that this site is still small enough that I can call you that. It’s a part-time job for me now, you know… the dollars that trickle in here and there help pay our bills. When your job is the same thing as your passion, you are on holy ground and… 

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World’s Easiest Chicken Noodle Soup

I am forever saying how crazy easy it is to whip up a pot of soup with homemade broth and whatever other soup-ish ingredients you have on hand. Honestly, it’s hard to mess up soup (although I have done it, ‘cuz I’m talented like that). Sometimes I have the bad habit of overcomplicating things –… 

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