Mama Cloth: a review

Mama Cloth: a review

My 13-year-old self would SO NOT have been okay with the idea of using reusable cloth menstrual pads. Periods are gross and we need to use bleached, disposable products to be clean. Right? Luckily, a few years into my teenagehood I came to my senses and started using a reusable menstrual cup. And here I […]

The Thaw

The Thaw

The snow is melting in Montreal. I’m on top of my game, feeling in fine form in all the ways. School, kids, love and social life have me all filled up. I’m in charge of my health and wellness. I’m sleeping more than I probably have in four years. 365 days ago, I didn’t feel […]

Rise Kombucha Giveaway

Rise Kombucha Giveaway

Thank you, Rise, for sending us a case which included of each of your flavours, even kinds we had never tried before! The case didn’t last long– we shared one daily until they were all gone, making our way through Ginger, Mint Chlorophyll, Lemongrass, Blueberry Maple, Rose Schizandra and Hibiscus Rose Hips. All the ingredients […]

Ginger Zinger kombucha drink

Ginger Zinger kombucha drink

Babe was coming down with some sniffles. I whipped this up and we all reaped the benefits. It might have been a little too spicy for the kids but it seems to have kicked the sniffles! 2 cups Ginger Rise kombucha 1″ ginger, peeled 2 carrots 1 orange Blend in a Blendtec,or other blender until […]

Giveaway! 3 Earth Mama Angel Baby products!

Giveaway! 3 Earth Mama Angel Baby products!

I’ve tried and loved many of a Earth Mama Angel Baby’s products. Boobie Tubes, check! Mama’s Milk Tea, love it! (I actually love all  Earth Mama Angel Baby® Teas. The herbal compresses for new moms are so refreshing and the diaper cream smells heavenly, was super effective and I even used it safely with cloth diapers. […]

Exactly like pulling teeth

Exactly like pulling teeth

In November, we had Bug’s top four teeth pulled. It was pretty intense. Two female dentists performed the surgery. They were gentle and compassionate and efficient. Unlike during his tongue tie revision, Papa and are were allowed in the room. Bug was strapped to a board and he yelled from start to finish. They asked […]

3 ways to make the world better for our children

3 ways to make the world better for our children

Guest post by Christine Welsh Everything the world does will affect future generations. Those who can find it in their heart to make the planet a better place for the children can provide aid in more ways than one. Here is a list of suggestions to help you get started. Volunteer at your local school […]

Hazelaid Baltic amber necklace Giveaway

Hazelaid Baltic amber necklace Giveaway

I can’t help but laugh at the comments people have left on this post, the mamanaturale post with the highest amount of hits. I didn’t write it to create controversy. I kind of wanted to know if my mom was just being paranoid. Despite the comments, my conclusion is yes, she was. Cultures all around […]

Perpetual Bone Broth

Perpetual Bone Broth

I spent my teenagehood as a vegetarian. From an ethical and spiritual standpoint, I do not think consuming animals is… Acceptable. I just want to put that out there. With that said, I’ve been eating meat again for a number of years and do not think tofu is real food. I no longer think it’s […]