Happy Healthy Homestead

Book Review: Your Self Confident Baby

This month I read: “Your Self Confident Baby: how to encourage your child’s natural abilities – from the very start“ Favorite Quotes “What is essential is to observe. Get to know your child. If you

Book Review: How to Raise a Wild Child

This month I read: ‘How to Raise a Wild Child’ by Scott Sampson Favorite Quotes: “Play is the highest form of research” -Albert Einstein “The major problems in the world are a result of the

Homemade Applesauce

This past October we went apple picking at a you-pick orchard about an hour from our house near Half Moon Bay. I heard that Fuji, Gala, and Honeycrisp tend to make the best applesauce so

Journaling

Keeping a journal is less common these days in the world of technology, social media, and little time. For me, I use a mix of old fashion journaling and online journaling. In some ways my

Book Review: Ancient Map for Modern Birth

This month I read Ancient Map for Modern Birth by Pam England. Favorite Quotes: “Breath is the bridge which connects life to consciousness, which unites your body to your thoughts. Whenever your mind becomes scattered,

Book Review: 10 mindful minutes

I recently read ‘10 Mindful Minutes: Giving Our Children–and Ourselves–the Social and Emotional Skills to Reduce Stress and Anxiety for Healthier, Happy Lives‘ by Goldie Hawn Favorite Quotes: “Children are like wet cement. Whatever falls