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Are Babies and Toddlers Getting the Nutrients They Need?

January 20th, 2015 · 7 Comments · Food for Thought

For better or for worse, I’ve always turned down the Vitamin D drops that docs say infants should take from birth to six months. I might be completely wrong and haven’t done research on it for quite a number of years – which I’ve recently learned is not a good practice, post on that lesson […]

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Michigan Vaccination Exemption Law Updates: Did the State Health Department Break the Law?

January 16th, 2015 · 33 Comments · Call to Action, Essays, Food for Thought

I want my form back. I consider myself a thinking person, but sometimes I miss the obvious. At the beginning of each school year, I drown in paperwork. It took me over an hour of solid writing just to fill out forms for two – two! – of my four kids for their elementary school […]

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Part Two: How the Poop Do I Know When my Gut is Healed? (i.e., Bring on the Bread!)

January 3rd, 2015 · 14 Comments · Food for Thought, Natural Health

You’re thinking you might benefit from “healing your gut” and you’re ready to cut grains and more out of your life. How long is this going to take? Is it a long weekend without toast in the morning, maybe a few weeks to really cleanse, a couple months, or are we looking at “bread behind […]

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3 Reasons Essential Oils Could Hurt Your Family

December 29th, 2014 · 177 Comments · Food for Thought, Natural Health

Just because something is natural doesn’t mean it’s safe. I was very surprised by how many readers chimed in on this weekend’s bundle giveaway about their 2015 goals for essential oils. These quotes are actual comments people shared: I would love to learn more about essential oils and how to use them better (I just […]

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Welcome!  Meet Katie.

I embrace butter. I make homemade yogurt. I eat traditional real food – plants and animals that God created, not products of plants where food scientists work. Here at Kitchen Stewardship, I share how I strive to be a good steward of my family's nutrition, the environment, and our budget, all without spending every second in the kitchen. Learn more about the mission of KS here.