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Entries Tagged as 'babies'

I Called the Health Department on My Own Kids

November 4th, 2013 · 76 Comments · Food for Thought, Natural Health

Parenting is hard stuff. Balancing baby’s needs and new mommy’s needs is hard, figuring out when to start feeding solid food and what kind is hard, watching a child get sick is hard. Deciding on boundaries is hard, using consistent discipline is hard, facing down a stubborn 4-year-old who is screaming at the top of […]

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We’re Not Just Bodies Walking Around

May 9th, 2013 · 155 Comments · Mary and Martha Moments

It seems like we live in a world where everyone thinks they have a right to an opinion about everyone else’s family size (and parenting strategies, but that’s another post entirely). Many people think two is the most appropriate number and are fascinated by asking the question, “Are you done now?” Some Catholics get a […]

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5 Cloth Diaper Problems that Haven’t Sent me Running Back to Disposables with Tears in my Eyes…and One That Might

May 7th, 2013 · 19 Comments · Green Living

When my now-husband and I were preparing for our engagement, we looked at a lot of diamond rings. Ever the practical one, I was very worried about how high above my finger the stone would protrude. I was scared to death that I would constantly be spearing my babies – then just a glimmer in […]

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It’s Scary When Your Child Can’t Breathe (Natural Remedies for Croup)

April 1st, 2013 · 17 Comments · Natural Health

“My kids always get a croup-y cough this time of year…” “Every cold has turned into croup lately…” “I always recognize that ‘croup cough’ and know things are getting worse…” Since a fearful midnight scene a year ago as we watched a fireman carry the limp figure of our preschool-aged neighbor at the time across […]

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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.