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Save Our Water Series, Vol. 2: Sustainable Agriculture and The Importance of Supporting Regenerative Practices

In our first volume of the Save Our Water Series, we spoke about rain barrel production and the benefits on small gardens to big farms.  Today's volume will illuminate the myriad of important information gleaned when researching sustainable farming, and what it can do to really save our planet. We will begin by understanding what… Continue reading Save Our Water Series, Vol. 2: Sustainable Agriculture and The Importance of Supporting Regenerative Practices

At Home With Christiana, How-To Guides

At Home with Christiana: A No-Nonsense Guide to Listing and Showing Your Home

News flash from your resident real estate mommy blogger: the real estate market is off-the-chain this summer!! Many markets are experiencing a housing supply deficit and increasing demand, inducing many homeowners to consider placing their home on the market for sale or for rent. As a former Realtor, I am often asked for advice on… Continue reading At Home with Christiana: A No-Nonsense Guide to Listing and Showing Your Home

How-To Guides, Kristy, Au Naturale, Uncategorized

The Tale of the Contaminated Pool

My family and I just had a wonderful camping week at the beach. The sun, swimming, tiki bar (what what?), and nights by the wonderful campfire with extended family were all relaxing and rejuvenating. We reflected on the the fact that the only things we took away from camping were wonderful memories, big smiles, sun-kissed… Continue reading The Tale of the Contaminated Pool

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Dr. Annie Answers: A Child Separated, Part 2

Now that you've had a day to help out families at the border, let's talk about what to do to keep your own child from being separated from you. This is not fun to think about, but I'll tell you a few, easy things that can keep your kids safe and decrease your stress level.… Continue reading Dr. Annie Answers: A Child Separated, Part 2

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Dr. Annie Answers: A Child Separated, Part 1

Unless you've been living under a log, you've probably seen the heart-wrenching controversy about families being separated at the border. Over 2000 children have been taken from their families, from teenagers down to nursing babies. I don't know about you, but I can't help imagining being unexpectedly separated from my own little girls and it… Continue reading Dr. Annie Answers: A Child Separated, Part 1

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Kristy, Au Naturale: Survival in the woods, aka tent camping with kids.

Camping is one of those activities that our family has always enjoyed doing together. Being in nature, grounding ourselves, and slowing down for a weekend has been really effective in helping us reconnect and bond when daily  life seems so busy. We camp with extended family as well, which, for us, has always been an… Continue reading Kristy, Au Naturale: Survival in the woods, aka tent camping with kids.

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At Home with Christiana: Thinking about that third baby?

As incredibly proud and crazy parents of three little ones, my husband and I have been surprised at how frequently we are asked about the transition from two to three children by families expecting or considering a third child. What’s it like going from two kids to three? How is the transition? Is it THAT… Continue reading At Home with Christiana: Thinking about that third baby?